Ascent of Belknap Mountain on 2013-07-19

Climber: Steve Blanchette

Others in Party:Paul Blanchette -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Friday, July 19, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Belknap Mountain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:2382 ft / 726 m

Ascent Trip Report

From upper parking lot took Green Trail to Belknap summit and climbed fire tower. Some great views and a nice breeze on a very hot and humid day! Took Blue Trail down to valley between Belknap and Gunstock, then White and Yellow Trails to Gunstock summit. Took a long break on Gunstock on picnic tables enjoying the great view of Lake Winnipesaukee. Back down down Yellow, White, and Blue Trails to parking lot.

Start: 2:00pm
Finish: 4:30pm
Total: 2.9 mi / 2.5 hrs (1/2 hr break)
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:712 ft / 217 m
    Total Elevation Loss:412 ft / 125 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.6 mi / 2.6 km
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Hot, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:712 ft / 217 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 682 ft / 208 m; Extra: 30 ft / 9m
    Loss on way in:30 ft / 9 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Route:Green Trail
    Start Trailhead:End of Carriage Rd  1700 ft / 518 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:382 ft / 116 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Route:Blue Trail
    End Trailhead:Valley between Belknap/Gunstock  2000 ft / 609 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Belknap Loop

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Belknap Mountain2013-07-19 a712 ft / 217 m
2Gunstock Mountain2013-07-19 b240 ft / 73 m
Total Trip Gain: 952 ft / 290 m    Total Trip Loss: 952 ft / 291 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Steve Blanchette
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