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Ascent of South Twin on 2007-01-28

Climber: Diane Mancino

Others in Party:8 from http://hiking.meetup.com/283/
Date:Sunday, January 28, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:South Twin
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4902 ft / 1494 m

Ascent Trip Report

Wow, hiking the twins in winter was a tiring experience, but we were rewarded this 0 degree day with some amazing vistas. The snow crust on south twin was about 6 inches thick, weighing the trees down for an even better view. It would have been a good idea to have snow shoes on since we post holed quite a bit. A good trip to car spot an get Gale also, but returned over North twin for an 11 hour hike.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:strenuous climb
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles, Snowshoes, Guide
    Weather:Snowing, Frigid, Calm, Clear



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