Ascent of Potash Mountain on 2013-11-15

Climber: Dan Ames

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, November 15, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Potash Mountain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:2680 ft / 816 m

Ascent Trip Report

Alone on hike; only saw one person at the trailhead. Crossed one brook with high, fast water and ice covered stones. Snow and ice on upper half of trail and on summit, but didn't need to use any traction. Great views on top of Passaconaway and the Presidentials.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1380 ft / 420 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.8 mi / 6.1 km
    Route:Mount Potash Trail
    Trailhead:Kancamagus Highway  1300 ft / 396 m
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Cold, Very Windy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 40 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 20 Minutes

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