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Ascent of Bigelow Mountain on 2018-07-07

Climber: Daniel Carrasquillo

Date:Saturday, July 7, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Bigelow Mountain
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:4145 ft / 1263 m

Ascent Trip Report

Weather was almost perfect. High was 70ish. Windy at some points, but ended up not needing my jacket that I didn't bring. Easily one of my favorite hikes and I was able to do pretty easily despite the strenuously long hike. I didn't get much sleep the night before. Awoke at 3:30 am after falling asleep at 11pm. For breakfast, I had 2 sandwiches(BEC), freshly ground espresso from Carabasset, and took ibuprofen before the hike which I think were all factors that helped make this hike seem easy for me until the last 2 mile stretch. Spent a total of about 2 hours at the tops of the 4 peaks.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2892 ft / 882 m
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2892 ft / 882 m
    Distance:13.4 mi / 21.6 km
    Route:Fire Warden
    Trailhead:Stratton Brook Pond  1253 ft / 381 m
    Time Up:4 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Route:Horns Pond
    Trailhead:Stratton Brook Pond  
    Time Down:6 Hours 50 Minutes



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