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Ascent of Pleasant Mountain on 2011-05-08

Climber: James Wheeler

Others in Party:Bridget
Dan & Ashley
Date:Sunday, May 8, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Pleasant Mountain
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:2006 ft / 611 m

Ascent Trip Report

Summit: Main Peak
Ascent Trail: Fire Warden's Trail
Descent Trail: Fire Warden's Trail

Total Time: 3 hours
Ascent Time: 1.5 hours
Descent Time: 1 hour
Time at Peak: .5 hours

Trail head is located on Wilton Warren Rd a paved road that turns to dirt off of Route 302. There is parking and a yellow farmhouse is located to the right of the trail head. The Fire Warden’s Trail starts off as a dirt road with a decent incline. The trail crosses two snow mobile bridges and after the second bridge the incline becomes much steeper and the trail narrows to a more traditional hiking path. The upper portion is steep and covered with loose rocks. The peak consists of open rock face with some short grass and trees. There is an inaccessible watch tower and views of the White Mountains and Pleasant Pond.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Mostly Sunny Ascent, Cloudy Descent
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 0 Minutes



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