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Ascent of Firescrew on 2013-05-04

Climber: Paul Blanchette

Others in Party:Steve Blanchette -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Saturday, May 4, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Firescrew
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:3040 ft / 926 m

Ascent Trip Report

From AMC lodge headed up via Holt trail to Cardigan summit. Holt trail had a lot of steep and exposed rock faces you have to scramble and climb up. Some great views and resting points along the way. We then hiked ridge line to Firescrew peak and then down via Manning trail back to lodge.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:100 ft / 30 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1648 ft / 502 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Route:Manning Trail
    Start Trailhead:saddle at 2940  2940 ft / 896 m
    Time:10 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1648 ft / 502 m
    Distance:2.3 mi / 3.7 km
    Route:Manning Trail
    End Trailhead:AMC Hut  1392 ft / 424 m
    Time:1 Hours 15 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: cardigan firescrew (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Cardigan2013-05-04 a1731 ft / 528 m
2Firescrew2013-05-04 b100 ft / 30 m
Total Trip Gain: 1831 ft / 558 m    Total Trip Loss: 1831 ft / 558 m



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