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Ascent of Poverty Mountain 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:Poverty Mountain
    Location:USA-Massachusetts
    Elevation:912 ft / 277 m

Ascent Trip Report

Entered 10/5/2019.

I still haven't run into people yet. This was the second summit of my Robert Frost Trail hike from Puffers Pond to The Notch Visitor Center. The RF Trail did not pass over the summit but a secondary trail led from the col at around 760 feet to the summit at 912 feet. It was much nicer than Mt. Boreas but offered no views. The area around Mt. Poverty and Mt. Orient was my favorite of the hike.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
no clouds, between 32 and 55 degrees F
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Robert Frost Trail, secondary trail
    Start Trailhead:Robert Frost Trail at Atkins Reservoir  
Descent Statistics
    Route:secondary trail, Robert Frost Trail
    End Trailhead:Robert Frost Trail at West Pelham  
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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