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Ascent of Gap Mountain on 2012-02-28

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Gap Mountain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:1890 ft / 576 m

Ascent Trip Report

North Summit has immediate views to Monadnock while the unblazed trail to wooded Gap Mtn wasn't easily found except on descending from this South Peak into gap, col between heights, then leaving trail in col to slab downward to intersect Metacomet-Monadnock Trail.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:656 ft / 199 m
    Total Elevation Loss:656 ft / 199 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.7 mi / 4.4 km
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:631 ft / 192 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 546 ft / 167 m; Extra: 85 ft / 25m
    Loss on way in:85 ft / 25 m
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.3 km
    Route:South Tr, Metacomet-Monadnock Tr & Bushwack
    Start Trailhead:Gap Mtn Road TH  1344 ft / 409 m
    Time:1 Hours 6 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:571 ft / 174 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 546 ft / 167 m; Extra: 25 ft / 7m
    Gain on way out:25 ft / 7 m
    Distance:1.3 mi / 2.1 km
    Route:Bushwack, Metacomet-Monadnock & South Trailsl
    End Trailhead:Gap Mtn Road TH  1344 ft / 409 m
    Time:54 Minutes



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