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Ascent of Mount Boreas on 2019-10-05

Climber: Floyd Greenwood

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, October 5, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Boreas
    Location:USA-Massachusetts
    Elevation:591 ft / 180 m

Ascent Trip Report

Entered 10/5/2019.

The first summit of a hike on the Robert Frost Trail from Puffers Pond to The Notch Visitor Center. Mt. Boreas was a stubby hill near the RF Trail. An unmaintained trail brings the hiker about 100 feet from the summit and then it's a very brief bushwhack. It was a very easy climb but I needed to check the map/phone GPS a couple of times to make sure I was where I thought I was. Only a peak bagger even bothers climbing these "summits." :) On to Mt. Poverty!
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
no clouds, between 32 and 55 degrees F
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Robert Frost Trail
    Start Trailhead:Robert Frost Trail at Puffers Pond  
Descent Statistics
    Route:Robert Frost Trail
    End Trailhead:Robert Frost Trail at Atkins Reservoir  
Ascent Part of Trip: Robert Frost Hike 20191005

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Boreas2019-10-05 a 
2Poverty Mountain2019-10-05 b 
3Mount Orient2019-10-05 c 
4Long Mountain2019-10-05 d 
5Rattlesnake Knob2019-10-05 e 
6Mount Norwottock2019-10-05 f 



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