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Ascent of Black Mountain on 2013-05-01

Climber: Matt Vadeboncoeur

Others in Party:Spike
Date:Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Black Mountain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:2820 ft / 859 m

Ascent Trip Report

Wow, the Chippewa Trail is pretty spectacular. I'm glad the 52WAV list got me there. The middle section is pretty steep, and a little slippery with all the pine needles underfoot. A few spots at the top were briefly hard to follow; blazes are wearing off the rock. Overall a really nice trail, and a perfect day with Spike. The lime kilns are worth a quick look, too.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1745 ft / 531 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1690 ft / 515 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.9 mi / 6.3 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Animal/Pet
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1560 ft / 475 m
    Distance:1.9 mi / 3.1 km
    Route:Chippewa Trail
    Start Trailhead:1260 ft / 384 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1690 ft / 515 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1505 ft / 459 m; Extra: 185 ft / 56m
    Gain on way out:185 ft / 56 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    End Trailhead:1315 ft / 400 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Matt Vadeboncoeur
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