Ascent of Mount Bond on 2014-07-19

Climber: Richard Bedard

Date:Saturday, July 19, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Carpool
Peak:Mount Bond
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4698 ft / 1431 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hike the Bonds & Zealand w/ Brian ....We waited for a nice w/e to do these & This w/e was the one.....Brian had caught up to me in peaks so we were even stevens to begin.....We started our hike in cool temps ....At the start of our hike we met Donald Frenette ....Stopped at the hut & continued ...We met up w/ Joe & Marissa coming down after their completion on the Bonds.Hit Zealand on way up for #44 ....We both love the sign.....then continued to Guyot shelter......Stopped at the shelter to re-energize & rest & to drop some weight off our back :-) ....Then we hiked over to Bond #46 then over to Bondcliff #47 ....The most amazing views I've we retraced our steps to catch a sunset on West Bond #47 .......Quite a few people on top but not much of a sunset .
Back at the shelter we had supper & tried to sleep ...Our neighbor on our platform was a real loud snorer :-( ....Well we both got a little sleep ...when we woke we had breakfast & headed back to Zealand Rd
What a great hike with a good friend ...We had a blast & can't wait to do it again
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2698 ft / 822 m
    Route:Zealand Tr , Twinway , Bondcliff Tr
    Trailhead:Zealand Rd  2000 ft / 609 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Part of Trip: Bonds

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Zealand Mountain2014-07-192240 ft / 683 m
2Mount Guyot2014-07-192560 ft / 780 m
3Mount Guyot-South Peak2014-07-192560 ft / 780 m
4Mount Bond2014-07-192698 ft / 822 m
5Bondcliffs2014-07-192265 ft / 690 m
6West Bond2014-07-192520 ft / 768 m
Total Trip Gain: 14843 ft / 4523 m    Total Trip Loss: 14843 ft / 4523 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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