Ascent of Belknap Mountain on 2014-07-18

Climber: Paul Blanchette

Others in Party:Steve Blanchette -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Friday, July 18, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Belknap Mountain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:2382 ft / 726 m

Ascent Trip Report

The plan had been to hike Belknap and the over to Piper Mtn. Parked at upper lot and took the Red Trail up to Belknap and the White Trail / Piper Mtn Trail towards Piper but due to dinner plans we had to abandon the goal of bagging Piper. We cut back to Carraige Rd and then hiked up to the car.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:782 ft / 237 m
    Total Elevation Loss:782 ft / 238 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:682 ft / 207 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Route:red trail
    Start Trailhead:lot at end of Carraige road  1700 ft / 518 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:782 ft / 238 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 682 ft / 208 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Gain on way out:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Route:Piper Mtn trail/Carraige road
    End Trailhead:lot at end of Carraige road  1700 ft / 518 m

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