Ascent of North Uncanoonuc on 2010-12-05

Climber: Ryan Aschbrenner

Date:Sunday, December 5, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:North Uncanoonuc
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:1324 ft / 403 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked in the small lot across Mountain Road from the White Dot trailhead. Drove past the small parking area at first, because I was looking on the wrong side of the road; it's on your left when you approach from the north. In fact, the trailhead is easy to overlook unless you know it's there. I did a brisk hike up the White Dot Trail in 12 or 13 minutes. The trail is consistently steep the whole way as it winds through the wooded hillside before coming out in an open area on the summit. Spent about 5 or 10 minutes at the summit, taking in the view of South Uncanoonuc, with its many communication towers, and a view of Manchester further to the east. Saw a couple who were probably in their forties at the summit. Retraced my steps down the White Dot Trail to my car, and then drove on so I could hike South Uncanoonuc before dark.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:724 ft / 220 m
    Total Elevation Loss:724 ft / 220 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:724 ft / 220 m
    Route:White Dot Trail
    Start Trailhead:600 ft / 182 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:724 ft / 220 m
    End Trailhead:600 ft / 182 m

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