Ascent of Sandwich Mountain-Carroll County High Point on 2013-07-05
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Friday, July 5, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Sandwich Mountain-Carroll County High Point|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||3960 ft / 1207 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFull Trip Summary:
Parked at Sandwich Mountain Trail Head parking lot off SR49. (Note: I believe you need a White Mountain parking pass. I have the year long one so I didn't pay too close attention.) Hiked up Sandwich Mountain Trail to Noon Peak, then Jennings Peak, and over to Sandwich Mountain peak. On the way back took Drake Brook Trail instead of Sandwich Mountain Trail which added 0.7 miles but made for a more gradual decent and was a nice trail along the brook, though very buggy! The trail between Jennings Peak and Sandwich Mt. was pretty rough with lots of downed trees across the path.
Overall though it is a very nice and well maintained trail. Some really good views down Waterville Valley too. Great hike and apparently people don't get up early following the 4th of July festivities as the trails were deserted with the exception of a nice lady and her two kids who I kept passing and then getting passed bye as we took alternate breaks. Great day!
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||10 ft / 3 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||0 mi / 0 km|
| Route:||Sandwich Mountain Trail|
| Trailhead:||Sandwich Mt. Summit Area 3950 ft / 1203 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Hot, Breezy, Partly Cloudy|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Sandwich Jennings|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 2646 ft / 806 m Total Trip Loss: 2646 ft / 806 m
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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