Ascent of West Bond on 2011-07-24

Climber: Jim Johnson

Date:Sunday, July 24, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:West Bond
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4520 ft / 1377 m

Ascent Trip Report

07-24 - Sunday: 27 miles (trails and mountains) - Lincoln, Franconia, NH with Kevin Tilton. From Lincoln Woods in what we called the 'Semi-Pemi Loop'. Bagging 5 official 4000'ers . We also run up and over Mt. Guyot (4580ft) but it is not an official 4000'er. We started at Lincoln Woods and run up the Lincoln Woods Tr, Wilderness Tr, and Bondcliff Tr to get up to the Bonds and Guyot. Then we cut west on Twinway to South Twin and the Galehead Hut. Then we hopped on Frost Tr to get up to Galehead. Then back down on the Franconia Brook Tr down past 13 Falls and down between Owl's Head and the Bonds to the intersection of the Lincoln Woods/Wilderness trails and back out. I had 5:35:36 on my watch of actual running time. Kevin's Garmin elapsed 7:24:03 of actual time including the stop at the hut for food and refilling, natural breaks, and photos/video stops on the summits. Kevin's Garmin cut us short at 25 miles due to the nature of most of the run being completely in the deep woods, but the actual distance is 27. It felt like 28 ;).

Elevation Gain (approx): 5326 ft.
Shoes: Inov-8 Roclite 285.
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    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble

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