Ascent of Mount Moosilauke on 2019-06-08

Climber: Richard Bedard

Others in Party:Cheryl
Anthony Wendy Christine
Date:Saturday, June 8, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Moosilauke
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4802 ft / 1463 m

Ascent Trip Report

Cheryl & Anthony invited me on this hike also hiking with us was Wendy & Christine.I was a little apprehensive as I haven't hiked a 4,000 footer in a long time . Boy am I glad I went.I didn't take Luna along as I didn't want her to get hurt & I missed her alot. Nest time girl This was an awesome hike & now is 1 of my favorite hikes
Day started early meeting at Beaver Brook TH after spotting a car at Benton TH. I haven't done Beaver Brook cause I heard it was a hard hike so what do I do I wait till I'mm older LOL.The worst part of the hike is mainly at the beginning till you hit the shelter but along that section you are rewarded with waterfalls on your journey
We hit the shelter hydrated & rested a bit then on to the summit. Day was a bluebird day just gorgeous
Got to summit and of 3-4 times I've hiked this Mtn this was the most people I saw on summit
Came down Benton tr which was perfect for my knees . Black flies started to get bad as we decended
when we got to cars I was surprised how good I felt really glad Cheryl said I should go .I love hiking with this group never any pressure . Love you guys & thanks again
10 mile 9 hrs 12 minutes with an hour rest on the summit..We didn't want to leave
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2932 ft / 893 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3102 ft / 945 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7.8 mi / 12.6 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2932 ft / 893 m
    Distance:4.2 mi / 6.8 km
    Route:Beaver Brook Tr
    Start Trailhead:Rte 112  1870 ft / 569 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3102 ft / 945 m
    Distance:3.6 mi / 5.8 km
    Route:Benton Tr
    End Trailhead:Tunnel Brook Rd  1700 ft / 518 m
Ascent Part of Trip: moose

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Blue2019-06-092659 ft / 810 m
2Mount Moosilauke2019-06-082932 ft / 894 m
Total Trip Gain: 5591 ft / 1704 m    Total Trip Loss: 5931 ft / 1807 m
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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Richard Bedard
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