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Ascent of Round Mountain on 2010-01-15

Climber: James Barlow

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, January 15, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Round Mountain
    Location:USA-Connecticut
    Elevation:2293 ft / 698 m

Ascent Trip Report

After descending Mt. Race, I drove over to the Mt. Frissell Trailhead along Mt. Washington Rd at the MA/CT border. The trail is flat, then suddenly goes almost straight up. I didn't need to break out the crampons or ice axe, but it was a bit tricky with a full pack. After topping out on Round Mtn, I headed towards Mt. Frissell. The view on Round Mtn is much better than Frissell, which is tree-covered.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:462 ft / 140 m
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:462 ft / 140 m
    Route:Mt. Frissell Trail
    Trailhead:1831 ft / 558 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Berkshire/TaconicTrip '10 (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Mount Everett2010-01-15 a
2Mount Race2010-01-15 b
3Round Mountain2010-01-15 c
4Mount Frissell2010-01-15 d
5Mount Frissell-South Slope2010-01-15 e
6Brace Mountain-North Peak2010-01-15 f
7Brace Mountain2010-01-15 g
10Round Mountain2010-01-16 a
11Mount Greylock2010-01-16 b



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