Ascent of Mount Waumbek on 2012-10-08
|Date:||Monday, October 8, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||4006 ft / 1221 m|
Ascent Trip ReportJust the standard out-and-back to Waumbek on the Starr King Trail. This trail is somewhat unusual for the White Mountains in that there are no difficult parts. It's just a gradual incline up to Mt. Starr King, and then a dip into a shallow col before rising a little higher to Waumbek.
Today there was light rain, which turned to snow at higher elevations. The snow was sticking to the trees, and so I got to enjoy fall colors early on in the hike, followed by a winter-like scene higher up.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||2333 ft / 711 m|
| Trailhead:||1673 ft / 509 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Drizzle, Cool, Breezy, Overcast|
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