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Ascent of Mount Orient 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 Orient
    Location:USA-Massachusetts
    Elevation:955 ft / 291 m

Ascent Trip Report

Entered 10/5/2019.

The third summit of my hike on the Robert Frost Trail from Puffers Pond to The Notch Visitor Center. This is a relatively large mountain and included a sub-peak to the south. The summit came a little unexpected but as the trail began to descend I knew I was there. The RF Trail crossed right over it this time.
Similar to Mt. Poverty, I was afforded no views here, except for what little I could see through trees of the next ridge to the east. A ledge however off of the sub-peak offered excellent views to the south, notably the entire Holyoke Range. My goal of the visitor center seemed far off...
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
no clouds, between 32 and 55 degrees F
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Robert Frost Trail
    Start Trailhead:Robert Frost Trail at Atkins Reservoir  
Descent Statistics
    Route: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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