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Ascent of Equinox Mountain on 2013-11-29

Climber: Jim Robinson

Others in Party:Josh
Date:Friday, November 29, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Equinox Mountain
    Location:USA-Vermont
    Elevation:3840 ft / 1170 m

Ascent Trip Report

Light snow, well-packed, at base (1-2"). Summit had maybe 4". Icy in a few spots above spring. Fantastic day! Clear and cool, maybe in low teens at start, mid-twenties at end. Quick up-and-down with son Joshua. The 3:30ish time included exploring the spring area and discussion with trail keeper and her husband, summiting and exploring exterior of new visitor center (was not open) and going out to lookout rock prior to descending.

Fantastic 360 views!

Update to weather: seems it was about 10F when we started and got no higher than high teens during the hike.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3060 ft / 932 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3060 ft / 932 m
    Distance:3.1 mi / 5 km
    Route:Blue Summit Trail / Burr & Burton
    Start Trailhead:780 ft / 237 m
    Time:3 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics



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