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Ascent of Katahdin on 2009-06-30

Climber: Isaiah Knight

Others in Party:Kevin knight
Tom Knight
Date:Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Katahdin
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:5268 ft / 1605 m

Ascent Trip Report

I will never forget this mountian, i had dreamt i would hike this mountian some day, i had waited patiently for the chance to climb this mountian, it was the best hike of my life. i hiked in threw to the pond, and up cathederal, over to baxter peak and over to hamlin, down hamlin ridge trail and back through the pond, we had a blast, staying at abol in the lean 2's it was the best experiance of my life, i am hoping someday to become a outdoorsmen and maybe hike all the time, it would only be a dreamjob but a set and determinded goal, the best hike ever, ill never forget it!

"when it comes to hiking, you are faced with exerything, you can let go of everything you have, relax, live the memories you cherrish, and life your life to the fullest,that one memory of reaching the summit is all our goals, it makes us proud to stand at the top and look down at our challange and say, yes i've down it"!!!
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1440 ft / 439 m
    Elevation Loss:988 ft / 301 m
    Distance:6.4 mi / 10.3 km
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Hut Camp
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Raining, Cold, Windy, White-out
low clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1440 ft / 439 m
    Distance:5.4 mi / 8.7 km
    Route:cathederal trail
    Trailhead:roaring brook campground  3828 ft / 1166 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:988 ft / 301 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:saddle trail
    Trailhead:saddle trail  4280 ft / 1304 m



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