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Ascent of Dorset Mountain on 2020-03-21

Climber: Rick Cushing

Date:Saturday, March 21, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Dorset Mountain
    Location:USA-Vermont
    Elevation:3760 ft / 1146 m

Ascent Trip Report

After hiking Mt. Equinox in the morning, we drove 25 minutes north to Mt. Dorset. The ascent was very straightforward. The logging road was easy to follow. There were a couple of easy stream crossings on the way up the logging road before connecting with the ATV trail. The ATV trail was nice and wide, and easy to follow up until about a quarter mile before the summit. From there, it's an obvious herd path. I looked around for the doorknobs in the tree, but couldn't find them a the summit. Luckily, we found them on the descent back near the trail junction towards Dorset's sister peak.

Distance: 6.59 miles | Hike Time: 3:18

There are too many points in my GPX file to post here, so I am linking out to my Garmin Connect activity which I have shared publicly:

https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/4682021911
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Summit of Dorset (2020-03-21). Photo by Rick Cushing.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2474 ft / 754 m
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2474 ft / 754 m
    Start Trailhead:1286 ft / 391 m
Descent Statistics



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