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Ascent of Mount Norwottock on 2019-10-18

Climber: Floyd Greenwood

Others in Party:UMOC
Cash
Martin
others
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, October 18, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Norwottock
    Location:USA-Massachusetts
    Elevation:1105 ft / 336 m

Ascent Trip Report

Entered 10/19/2019.

I led a UMOC group up Norwottuck for my first mock lead as a front country leader. It ended up being mostly a night hike but still enjoyable. I accidentally led the group to an unofficial trail causing me to fail my mock lead. I was disappointed. Everything else went well. I understand, though. A navigation mistake can be a serious error, and it's much better I learn now and try again than repeat it when it matters on a more serious trip, front or backcountry. I'll stick with the same leader next time. He was understanding and helpful in understanding what went well and what could be improved upon.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Windy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Robert Frost, M-M Trails
    Start Trailhead:Notch Visitor Center  
Descent Statistics
    Route:M-M, Robert Frost Trails
    End Trailhead:Notch Visitor Center  



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