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Ascent of Alander Mountain on 2012-03-24

Climber: Brian Lubbert

Date:Saturday, March 24, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Alander Mountain
    Location:USA-Massachusetts
    Elevation:2240 ft / 682 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked up from BashBish Falls. The water was passable the overall day cloudy and the trail conditions were perfect. We visited several peaks on teh way. Overall we were geocaching and took made a 12 hour day of it including 2 hours at the Geocaching event.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:340 ft / 103 m
    Total Elevation Loss:740 ft / 225 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.2 mi / 5.2 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:340 ft / 103 m
    Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Route:South Taconic Trail
    Start Trailhead:Bashbash Mountain  1900 ft / 579 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:740 ft / 225 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Route:Clockwise on Alander loop trail
    End Trailhead:Lowpoint on Alander Loop Trail  1500 ft / 457 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Spring Equinox 2012

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Bashbish Mountain2012-03-24 a900 ft / 274 m
2Alander Mountain2012-03-24 b340 ft / 104 m
3Alander Mountain-Southwest Ridge2012-03-24 c610 ft / 186 m
4Brace Mountain-North Peak2012-03-24 d724 ft / 221 m
5Mount Frissell-South Slope2012-03-24 e257 ft / 78 m
6Mount Frissell2012-03-24 f79 ft / 24 m
7Brace Mountain-North Peak2012-03-24 g250 ft / 76 m
8Brace Mountain2012-03-24 h99 ft / 30 m
Total Trip Gain: 3259 ft / 993 m    Total Trip Loss: 2146 ft / 654 m



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