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Ascent of Whiting Peak on 2019-10-19

Climber: Floyd Greenwood

Others in Party:Hari Krishnan
Date:Saturday, October 19, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Whiting Peak
    Location:USA-Massachusetts
    Elevation:1010 ft / 307 m

Ascent Trip Report

Entered 10/19/2019.

After hiking the ridge from Nonotuck to Goat Peak, we descended into the col and crossed Reservation Road. We then began ascending again up to Whiting Peak. It's smooth going until the end where there's a bit of scrambling to the summit. It's interesting how steep and jagged some of these mountains are for being so ancient. Quite impressive to observe.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
unlimited visibility
Ascent Statistics
    Route:M-M Trail
    Start Trailhead:M-M Trail at Underwood Ave.  
Descent Statistics
    Route:M-M Trail
    End Trailhead:Whiting Reservoir Trailhead  
Ascent Part of Trip: Mt. Tom 20191019 (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Nonotuck2019-10-19 a 
2Dry Knoll2019-10-19 b 
3Goat Peak2019-10-19 c 
4Whiting Peak2019-10-19 d 
6Mount Tom2019-10-19 f 



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