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Ascent of Whaleback Mountain on 1959-07-27

Climber: Chip Carpenter

Date:Monday, July 27, 1959
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Whaleback Mountain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:3586 ft / 1093 m

Ascent Trip Report

franconia ridge - camp hike thorington gut walk

in july 1959 took oseeo trail which originated off kancamagus highway at clear brook... and not off todays trail starting off the lincoln woods trail.

early maps prior to 1969 show esseo tr going straight up clear brook about 1 mile and slabbing northeast to whaleback mt and across that ridge to mt flume.

total trip:
13.55 miles
one day

osseo tr
a. whaleback mt
b. mt flume
c. mt liberty

franconia ridge trail
d. little haystack
e. mt lincoln
f. mt truman
g. mt lafayette

descent
old briddle path
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2686 ft / 819 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2686 ft / 819 m
    Distance:3.2 mi / 5.2 km
    Route:franconia ridge - camp hike thorington gut walk
    Trailhead:900 ft / 274 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: franconia ridge - camp hike thorington gut w

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Whaleback Mountain1959-07-27 a
2Mount Flume1959-07-27 b
3Mount Liberty1959-07-27 c
4Little Haystack1959-07-27 d
5Mount Lincoln1959-07-27 e
6Mount Truman1959-07-27 f
7Mount Lafayette1959-07-27 g



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