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Ascent of Firescrew on 2012-10-27

Climber: Kevin Klasman

Date:Saturday, October 27, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Firescrew
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:3040 ft / 926 m

Ascent Trip Report

Rumor has it the views along this ridge are great...but we were fogged in.

Clouds began to clear as we dropped below tree line on descent.

With Lisa and Bob T.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:190 ft / 57 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1725 ft / 525 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.6 mi / 4.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:137 ft / 41 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 113 ft / 34 m; Extra: 24 ft / 7m
    Loss on way in:24 ft / 7 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Route:Mowglis
    Start Trailhead:col between Cardigan and Firescrew  2927 ft / 892 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1701 ft / 518 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1648 ft / 502 m; Extra: 53 ft / 16m
    Gain on way out:53 ft / 16 m
    Distance:2.3 mi / 3.7 km
    Route:Manning
    End Trailhead:Cardigan Lodge  1392 ft / 424 m
    Time:1 Hours 36 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: South, Cardigan and Firescrew

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Cardigan-South Peak2012-10-271537 ft / 468 m
2Mount Cardigan2012-10-27364 ft / 111 m
3Firescrew2012-10-27190 ft / 58 m
Total Trip Gain: 2091 ft / 637 m    Total Trip Loss: 2089 ft / 637 m



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