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Ascent of Katahdin on 1986-08-31

Climber: Scott Cockrell

Date:Sunday, August 31, 1986
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Katahdin
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:5268 ft / 1605 m

Ascent Trip Report

Overnight at Chimney Pond (mother and baby moose hanging around) -- up Dudley Trail to Pamola, across Knife Edge to South Peak and Katahdin Proper -- around to Hamlin Peak and down gradual ridge to Chimney Pond again. The next day took "Blueberry Ridge" trail into the next glacial cirque to the north. No one else was around -- the isolation was splendid. In our three days in Baxter, I saw two people with hiking boots where the sole was ripping off at the toe -- I had never seen that happen before.
Summary Total Data
Ascent Part of Trip: katahdin (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Pamola Peak1986-08-31
2Chimney Peak1986-08-31
3Katahdin-South Peak1986-08-31
4Katahdin1986-08-31
5Hamlin Peak1986-08-31



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