Ascent of Cannon Mountain on 2009-10-18
|Others in Party:||Aaron Davis|
|Date:||Sunday, October 18, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||4080 ft / 1243 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThis hike really redeemed the weekend. It finally stopped raining around 6AM and things dried out a little bit. The trail was much steeper than I expected and much of the upper half was either on rock slab or mud. We did our best to stay dry. The views were beautiful, and the weather very pleasant while in the trees.
Aaron and Stacey on the way up.
Looking down on Lonesome Lake from Cannon
There was considerable wind at the summit, but that is expected.
The way down was also smooth. All in all a great hike, and definitely needed after the disappointing day before.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||2305 ft / 702 m|
| Distance:||5.6 mi / 9 km|
| Route:||Cannon Trail|
| Trailhead:||Lafayette Campground 1775 ft / 541 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Scramble, Rock Climb|
| Weather:||Cool, Windy, Clear|
| Time Up:||2 Hours 15 Minutes|
| Time Down:||1 Hours 45 Minutes|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Franconia Ridge 10/09|
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