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Ascent of Piermont Mountain on 2020-05-31

Climber: Gianina Lindsey

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, May 31, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Piermont Mountain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:2717 ft / 828 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked outside Camp Walt Whitman gate. Was rainy and misty when I started with low clouds, by the time I reached the summit, it was perfect and clear. Trail was wet, but not soaked as I had previously read could be the case. Very leaf covered which caused me to take it very slow, but no issues. A couple of smaller blowdowns, easy to step over. Considering I found very few recent trip reports, I was surprised to pass 2 families heading up on my descent. Aside from the reasonably steep 0.4 or so to the summit, the rest is moderate with huge bang for your buck.
Summary Total Data
    Round-Trip Distance:4.1 mi / 6.6 km
    Route:Camp Walt Whitman access road, Private Richie Gree
    Trailhead:Camp Walt Whitman gate  
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear



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