Ascent of Mount Osceola-East Peak on 2012-10-27

Climber: David Darby

Others in Party:Ted Charrette
Date:Saturday, October 27, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Osceola-East Peak
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4156 ft / 1266 m

Ascent Trip Report

Franken-Hike (What a bushwhack).

7:25am - Depart Greeley Ponds/Kanc parking lot
7:50am - Trail junction, right + up
8:40am - Osceola East summit
9:04am - Osceola summit, ~10 mins on the summit
10:27am - Osceola Mid (bushwhack, signed Hiker Ed log
11:00am - Osceola West (bushwhack, signed Hiker Ed log)
1:05pm - FINALLY - the east pond trail (for ~200m). Start bushwhacking up to Scar's.
2:00pm - Scar Ridge Southeast, Signed log book
2:49pm - Scar Ridge East, Signed log book
3:20pm - Scar Ridge-Peak 3400, no log book
4:30pm - Scar Ridge-Middle Peak, Signed log book. Decided to head toward east pond - no good, cliffs and thick. Bushwhacked down to kanc.
5:23pm - Bottom of "scar" (rock slide area), fell and ripped wrist open. Good thing I had medical kit.
7:00pm - Kancamangus - Finally, done bushwhacking....
7:35pm - Back at car.

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2174 ft / 662 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Great day
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2174 ft / 662 m
    Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Route:Greeley Ponds trail to Osceola
    Start Trailhead:Kanc/Greeley Ponds trailhead  1982 ft / 604 m
    Time:1 Hours 15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: 2012-10-27 Scars

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Osceola-East Peak2012-10-272174 ft / 663 m
2Mount Osceola2012-10-27384 ft / 117 m
3Mount Osceola-Middle Peak2012-10-27370 ft / 113 m
4Mount Osceola-West Peak2012-10-27240 ft / 73 m
5Scar Ridge Southeast Peak2012-10-27735 ft / 224 m
6Scar Ridge-East Peak2012-10-27140 ft / 43 m
7Scar Ridge-Peak 34002012-10-27260 ft / 79 m
8Scar Ridge-Middle Peak2012-10-27750 ft / 229 m
Total Trip Gain: 5053 ft / 1541 m    Total Trip Loss: 5235 ft / 1595 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by David Darby
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