Ascent of Pleasant Mountain-Big Bald Peak on 2010-09-19
|Others in Party:||see Pleasant Mountain-North Slope TR|
|Date:||Sunday, September 19, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
|Peak:||Pleasant Mountain-Big Bald Peak|
| Elevation:||1932 ft / 588 m|
Ascent Trip ReportA moderately easy ridge hike from Pleasant Mountain's main summit ..... 1.4 miles, 35 minutes one way.
Met a friendly porcupine on the trail just before the summit, he took his time moving out of the way.
Partly open rocky summit. For the overall details of today's trip over the Pleasant Range see the TR for "Pleasant Mountain-North Slope".
"ONLY WHEN YOU'VE BEEN IN THE DEEPEST VALLEY CAN YOU KNOW HOW MAGNIFICENT IT IS TO BE ATOP THE MOUNTAIN." ..........Richard Nixon
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||312 ft / 95 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||120 ft / 36 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Gain on way in:||312 ft / 95 m|
| Gain Breakdown:||Net: 192 ft / 58 m; Extra: 120 ft / 36m|
| Loss on way in:||120 ft / 36 m|
| Distance:||1.4 mi / 2.2 km|
| Route:||big bald peak tr, see Pleasant Mtn-N Slope TR|
| Start Trailhead:||pleasant mountain 1740 ft / 530 m|
| Route:||north ridge trail|
| End Trailhead:||pleasant mountain-north slope |
|Ascent Part of Trip: pleasant|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 1958 ft / 596 m Total Trip Loss: 120 ft / 37 m
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