Ascent of Mount Cardigan on 2009-12-06

Climber: Gregory Ortiz

Others in Party:Desi
Date:Sunday, December 6, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Cardigan
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:3123 ft / 951 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started at 1015am on West Ridge Trail. Snow on trail packed out well up to waterfall. Above timberline, very windy and cold (with windchill factor) with snow drifts but a lot of exposed granite. Reached fire tower at 1135am. Minimal stay on summit, and trip down was quick. Finished at 1235.

Summary Total Data
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:West Ridge Trail
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Very Windy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:1 Hours 20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Hours 

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