Ascent of Katahdin-South Peak on 2009-07-11

Climber: William Musser

Others in Party:see Katahdin report
Date:Saturday, July 11, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Katahdin-South Peak
    Elevation:5260 ft / 1603 m

Ascent Trip Report

A side trip over to the South Peak from our trip to ascend up the Hunt Trail to summit Baxter Peak. The 0.3 mile trip over the ridge was large boulders of granite, scramble and rock jumping took about 35 minutes to summit and return.

See the Trip Report for Baxter Peak summit(Katahdin)for full details.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:70 ft / 22 m
    Elevation Loss:70 ft / 22 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:70 ft / 22 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    Route:free scramble from Baxter Peak
    Trailhead:5190 ft / 1581 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:70 ft / 22 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    Trailhead:5190 ft / 1581 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Katahdin Summit

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Katahdin2009-07-11 a
2Katahdin-South Peak2009-07-11 b
3Katahdin2009-07-11 c

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