Ascent of Mount Greylock on 2009-05-23

Climber: Greg Saltsman

Others in Party:Breck
Date:Saturday, May 23, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Greylock
    Elevation:3487 ft / 1062 m

Ascent Trip Report

I heard this was the first weekend the summit road was open after a couple years of reconstruction so the summit was very crowded. We had a great time checking out the War Memorial and watching the hang gliders. Spent about two hours just laying in the sun.
Summary Total Data
    Distance:8.9 mi / 14.3 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Distance:1.3 mi / 2.1 km
    Route:Appalachian Trail
    Trailhead:Fitch summit  
Descent Statistics
    Distance:7.6 mi / 12.2 km
    Route:Appalachian Trail-Hopper Trail-Money Brook Cutoff-
    Trailhead:North Adams  
Ascent Part of Trip: Greylock hike (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Williams2009-05-23
2Mount Fitch2009-05-23
3Mount Greylock2009-05-23

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