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Ascent of Mount Race on 2019-12-15

Climber: Chris Calabrese

Date:Sunday, December 15, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Carpool
Peak:Mount Race
    Location:USA-Massachusetts
    Elevation:2372 ft / 722 m

Ascent Trip Report

No spikes were required on this hike. Only trace elements of snow in a couple places. I didn't even wear gaiters.

Please note, this is the highest I have ever seen water levels on race brook. I had to do the first crossing of it barefoot and then dry off. On the descent I didn't feel like going through that again, so I bushwhacked east and picked up the trail behind Race Brook Lodge and finished the hike with a road walk on Route 41.
Summary Total Data
    Round-Trip Distance:6.8 mi / 10.9 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Mud/Swamp, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Headlamp, Ski Poles
    Weather:Snowing, Cool, Windy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Distance:3.4 mi / 5.5 km
    Route:Race Brook / Appalachian Trail
Descent Statistics
    Distance:3.4 mi / 5.5 km
    Route:Race Brook / Appalachian Trail / Rt 41



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