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Ascent of Long Mountain on 2019-10-05

Climber: Floyd Greenwood

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, October 5, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Long Mountain
    Location:USA-Massachusetts
    Elevation:920 ft / 280 m

Ascent Trip Report

Entered 10/5/2019.

Long Mountain was the first summit of the Holyoke Range in my hike along the Robert Frost Trail from Puffers Pond to The Notch Visitor Center. It was here when I really started to run into more people. The trail was steep from the area below and I could really feel it this time in my legs, a reminder that the hardest part was still in front of me. A sign denoted the summit. A ledge just below the summit had wonderful views to the north(?). Now to a real peak bagger's "summit", Rattlesnake Knob!
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
no clouds, in the 50s degrees F
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Robert Frost Trail
    Start Trailhead:Robert Frost Trail at Harris Mountain Road  
Descent Statistics
    Route:Robert Frost Trail
    End Trailhead:Robert Frost Trail at The Notch Visitor Center  
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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