Ascent of Equinox Mountain on 2022-01-21

Climber: Charles Marshall

Date:Friday, January 21, 2022
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Equinox Mountain
    Elevation:3840 ft / 1170 m

Ascent Trip Report

Equinox Mountain
#76 of 100 for me on the AMC New England Highest Hundred

Total miles: 5.5 miles
Moving time: 3h 24m
Stopped time: 47m
Total time: 4h 11m
Total ascent: 2,735ft
Type: out and back

Trailhead: Red Gate Trailhead (43.162681, -73.082469)
Route: Red Gate Trail to Blue Summit Trail to summit, then back.

Summary: Another cold day with lows at zero and a high of 5. Sunny all day with no/low wind. Trail was broken out until 2500 ft. The rest of the way was previously broken, but with an additional 2-4 inches from the night before with some decent drifts on the ridge and summit. Trail was in good condition. Used microspikes for complete hike.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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