Ascent of Glastenbury Mountain on 2013-11-11

Climber: Cheves Walling

Date:Monday, November 11, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Glastenbury Mountain
    Elevation:3748 ft / 1142 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started from the parking lot on Rt 9 marked for Little Pond and followed SR 245? about 2.5 to 3 miles to a point that the road bears right down the Little Pond Trail. Bushwhacked about .3 miles due west thru fairly open hardwoods to join AT between Porcupine Lookout and and Little Pond Mtn. Then continued on to Glastenbury Mountain with some ups and downs and a short ascent up to Glastenbury Mtn. Great views from the Lookout Tower on the summit and lunch at the Goddard Shelter.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2338 ft / 711 m
    Extra Gain:400 ft / 121 m
    Round-Trip Distance:16 mi / 25.7 km
    Route:SR 245, bushwhack, AT
    Trailhead:Rt. 9, SR 245  2210 ft / 673 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Time:4 Hours 15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 45 Minutes

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