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Ascent of Center Ridge on 2010-09-16

Climber: Arne Schussler

Date:Thursday, September 16, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Center Ridge
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:3254 ft / 991 m

Ascent Trip Report

3 night stay at South Branch Pond, took loop via Pogy Notch trail and Traveler loop. start 0700, steep climb up from upper pond, hit Center Ridge(Peak of the Ridges)at 0905 and clouds had dropped to around 2800. slipped and fell on little knife edge breaking camera display. climbed through fog to Traveler(1015)and clouds started to break. trail sometimes hard to follow down. up to N. Traveler at 1215 and back to lean-to at 1330. Book says do loop anti-clockwise and that's probably the best choice if it's wet.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2273 ft / 692 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2273 ft / 692 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Start Trailhead:981 ft / 299 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Traveler Loop

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Center Ridge2010-09-162273 ft / 693 m
2The Traveler2010-09-17640 ft / 195 m
3North Traveler Mountain2010-09-16788 ft / 240 m
Total Trip Gain: 3701 ft / 1128 m    Total Trip Loss: 176 ft / 54 m



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