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Ascent of Bald Mountain on 2015-12-05

Climber: Spencer Corcoran

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, December 5, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Bald Mountain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:2320 ft / 707 m

Ascent Trip Report

From Artist's Bluff, I took the Veterans' Trail to Bald Mountain (while dodging melting snow dripping off the trees and onto my neck and back). At a col, I made a short but steep and rugged (but fun) climb to the open summit, which had even better views than the Bluff IMHO. Spent a little bit there and then booked it down the Loop Trail back to my car at the Echo Lake parking lot.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:200 ft / 60 m
    Total Elevation Loss:200 ft / 60 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:200 ft / 60 m
    Loss on way in:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:Veterans' Trail
    Start Trailhead:Artists Bluff  2320 ft / 707 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:Loop Trail
    End Trailhead:NH 18  
Ascent Part of Trip: Bald Mtn/Artists Bluff

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Artists Bluff2015-12-05300 ft / 91 m
2Bald Mountain2015-12-05200 ft / 61 m
Total Trip Gain: 500 ft / 152 m    Total Trip Loss: 200 ft / 61 m



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