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Ascent of Mount Major on 2015-07-31

Climber: Paul Blanchette

Others in Party:Steve Blanchette -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Friday, July 31, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Major
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:1786 ft / 544 m

Ascent Trip Report

This hike was a traverse from the snow mobile trail to Anne-goat trail then the Belknap ridge trail to mount Major and then orange trail to the parking lot. Well marked and some nice views from south peak but the views from mount major are fantastic. The orange trail down would be a little hazardous in areas if the weather is poor.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:196 ft / 60 m
    Elevation Loss:1126 ft / 343 m
    Distance:2.1 mi / 3.4 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:196 ft / 60 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.9 km
    Route:Belknap Ridge Trail
    Trailhead:dip between straightback and Major  1590 ft / 484 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1126 ft / 343 m
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.6 km
    Route:Boulder Loop trail (orange)
    Trailhead:Major parking lot  660 ft / 201 m
Ascent Part of Trip: major treverse

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Anna Mountain2015-07-31 a
2Straightback South2015-07-31 b
3Mount Major2015-07-31 c



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