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Ascent of Galehead Mountain on 2009-08-09

Climber: Arne Schussler

Date:Sunday, August 9, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Galehead Mountain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4024 ft / 1226 m

Ascent Trip Report

Gale River/Garfield trails, Galehead hut terrible latrine odor outside and irritating noise from wind generator prop(hope u can't hear it inside at night) tagged Galehead then took Garfield ridge trail. Tough climb up to Garfield, cut off last 1/4 mi of trail bushwacking straight north to road, walked road back to Gale River trail 15.3? mi. time 7:50
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2591 ft / 789 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:perfect but warm
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2591 ft / 789 m
    Distance:5.6 mi / 9 km
    Start Trailhead:1433 ft / 436 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Galehead/Garfield (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Galehead Mountain2009-08-092591 ft / 790 m
4Mount Garfield2009-08-091376 ft / 419 m
Total Trip Gain: 3967 ft / 1209 m    Total Trip Loss: 325 ft / 99 m



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