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Ascent of Glastenbury Mountain on 2010-09-04

Climber: Scott Wieman

Others in Party:Dana Golden
Ben Kuelthau
Amy Levine
Chiara del Piccolo
Dan Underberg
Xander Kerman
Andy Maruca
Michael Luciani
Nick Tyson
Date:Saturday, September 4, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Glastenbury Mountain
    Location:USA-Vermont
    Elevation:3748 ft / 1142 m

Ascent Trip Report

Slept over in the field house the night before, and then headed up Glastenbury the next morning after being brought to the trailhead by van. Ran into some heavy rain just below the shelter, and it drizzled on and off through the night, with heavy wind rippling the tarp that was our shelter. Pretty cool view from the fire tower on top, but it was being rocked hard by the intense winds.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:748 ft / 227 m
    Total Elevation Loss:988 ft / 301 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Very Windy, Overcast
Offshoot showers and winds from Hurricane Earl
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:748 ft / 227 m
    Route:West Ridge Trail
    Start Trailhead:West Saddle  3000 ft / 914 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:988 ft / 301 m
    Route:Long/Appalachian Trail
    End Trailhead:Saddle north of Little Pond Mountain  2760 ft / 841 m
Ascent Part of Trip: WOOLF (3 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Bald Mountain2010-09-04 a1577 ft / 481 m
2Glastenbury Mountain2010-09-04 b748 ft / 228 m
3Little Pond Mountain2010-09-05571 ft / 174 m
4Little Pond Mountain-South Peak2010-09-0560 ft / 18 m
5Maple Hill2010-09-05390 ft / 119 m
6Harmon Hill2010-09-05880 ft / 268 m
7Consultation Peak2010-09-06740 ft / 226 m
8Seth Warner Mountain2010-09-06545 ft / 166 m
Total Trip Gain: 5511 ft / 1680 m    Total Trip Loss: 5191 ft / 1583 m



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