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Ascent of Straightback Mountain on 2016-04-21

Climber: Gianina Lindsey

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, April 21, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Straightback Mountain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:1910 ft / 582 m

Ascent Trip Report

When coming from Mt Major Summit, head down the Brook Trail until it takes a sharp right at the bottom of a steep descent. There are yellow arrows pointing right (and today there was a major muddy area at this point). Look for a tree that has a green blaze on it for the start of the North Straightback Link. Several yards in are 2 more trees with green blazes and then a small broken sign a little further beyond that. Trail was not difficult to follow once on it. Quite steep the entire way with some rock scrambling near the top.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Distance:1.3 mi / 2.1 km
    Route:Brook Trail, North Straightback Link Trail
    Trailhead:Mt Major Summit  
Descent Statistics
    Trailhead:Straightback Mountain Summit  
Ascent Part of Trip: Major/Straightback/Straightback South

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Mount Major2016-04-21
2Straightback Mountain2016-04-21
3Straightback South2016-04-21



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