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Ascent of Mount Carrigain on 2019-11-10

Climber: Floyd Greenwood

Others in Party:UMOC Fall 2019 Leadership Weekend
Date:Sunday, November 10, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Carrigain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4680 ft / 1426 m

Ascent Trip Report

Entered 11/11/2019.

The main hike of leadership weekend with UMOC. Sawyer River Road was open despite the recent snow so we started at the Signal Ridge Trailhead. We took the Signal Ridge Trail all the way to the summit then looped around down the other side of the mountain and through Carrigain Notch, returning to Signal Ridge Trail. The Desolation Trail was steep but manageable. We wore microspikes. The weather was clear and the observation tower on the summit offered excellent views.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Headlamp
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
highs in the upper 30s
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Signal Ridge Trail
    Start Trailhead:Signal Ridge Trailhead  
Descent Statistics
    Route:Desolation, Carrigain Notch, Signal Ridge Trails
    End Trailhead:Signal Ridge Trailhead  



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