Ascent of Mount Pierce on 2020-08-14

Climber: Len Hall

Date:Friday, August 14, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Pierce
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4310 ft / 1313 m

Ascent Trip Report

after 2:45 drive to Appalachia TH(incl spotting car in Crawford) Presi Traverse
our slowest to date in 14 hr 50 min (Carla, Chuck, Tom, Len)
Via Airline to Madison Hut in 2:45, moving time up/down Madison summit 50 min
3 hr to Jefferson summit incl JQ Adams and Adams on the way via Airline
(as a note) I see many posting a GPS route and say they hit JQ summit, but the GPS highlighted routes shown do not go over JQ (as it is not on Airline, same for Adams 5)
2:15 over to Washington, 55 down to LOC hut, 17 up to Monroe, 1:28 to Eisenhower, 1 hour to Pierce and 2:15 to Crawford. Last 1:15-ish in the dark. significant breaks amounted to 1:30 of non-moving time some of which included above.
Home 3 hours after hitting 302. Long day. ps nice day temps mid 50's to 60' at end
mostly sunny early, pm clouds, light winds for Presi's
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