Ascent of Owls Head on 2014-03-08

Climber: Richard Bedard

Others in Party:Brian Platt
Date:Saturday, March 8, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Owls Head
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4025 ft / 1226 m

Ascent Trip Report

1 yr after my torn quad Brian & I did Owl's Head..16 miles & 10 hrs of hiking....We started our hike at 6am Lincoln Woods Trail is like a snowmobie trail...Went up the Black Pond Tr & took the bushwack to Lincoln Brook tr. Brutus Bushwack we stopped & got something to eat & rest...Also here he ditched our snowshoes & started up..1.6 mile of steep hiking but we made it....While at the summit I found a spruce trap & sank up to my groin..Had to roll onto my side to get out LOL....Way down we met quite a few hikers going up .We met Bob N Geri. & Dusty We met them again at the junction of Brutus & Lincoln woods & a few other hikers.Sat had lunch & chatted....Now for our long hike back...Seeing the bridge was great then we relaxed at the car with some refreshments ..... .What a great day
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2865 ft / 873 m
    Round-Trip Distance:16.5 mi / 26.6 km
    Route:Lincoln Woods ,Black Pond & bushwack Lincoln Brook
    Trailhead:Lincoln Woods  1160 ft / 353 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Clear
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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