Ascent of Welch Mountain on 2014-05-22

Climber: Isaiah Knight

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, May 22, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Welch Mountain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:2605 ft / 794 m

Ascent Trip Report

First trip out for the spring season this climb made my career to #200 summits it was a true accomplishment to get to this point and I am grateful for the opportunity I have to climb. I hiked up Mt. Welch first up the rock slab then over to the top... I met with a man at the top and he convinced me to climb the other side... haven't done it till this point, so this was a great opportunity to get to 200 so I went for it, the total time it took was 1 hr 41 mins minus the break at the top. Overall a beautiful Mt and ill hike it a lot this summer because its 5 miles away from my house
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1534 ft / 467 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.6 mi / 4.2 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
mid 60's clear skies
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1405 ft / 428 m
    Distance:2.2 mi / 3.5 km
    Route:Loop Trail
    Start Trailhead:Mt. welch & Dickey parking  1200 ft / 365 m
    Time:45 Minutes
Ascent (From Destination) Statistics
    Gain on way out:129 ft / 39 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:Loop Trail
    End Trailhead:Mt. welch & Dickey parking  2734 ft / 833 m
    Time:20 Minutes

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