Ascent of Mount Whiteface on 2015-03-28

Climber: David Darby

Others in Party:Jackson Charrette
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, March 28, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Whiteface
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4000 ft / 1219 m

Ascent Trip Report

08:00 - Park at Ferncroft parking lot. Surprise, ~20 other cars there, and lots of people
08:11 - Jackson and I depart for Blueberry ridge trail.
09:06 - Blueberry Ridge/Blueberry cutoff trail intersection
10:25 - Kate Sleeper trail intersection/Trailhead, left onto trail
10:56 - Downes Brook trail intersection
11:52 - East Sleeper Summit
11:57 - Back down to Kate Sleeper trail (right)
12:52 - West Sleeper summit (5+ minute lunch break)
13:38 - Kate Sleeper/East Sleeper trail intersection
14:42 - Kate Sleeper / Whiteface (back to main trail)
14:52 - Whiteface summit
16:09 - Rollins trail / Dicey Mill trail intersection (sled down)
17:42 - Back to Fercroft parking lot.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1069 ft / 325 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4300 ft / 1310 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8.5 mi / 13.7 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Snowshoes
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Clear
Early snow/clouds, afternoon clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:819 ft / 249 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 119 ft / 37 m; Extra: 700 ft / 213m
    Loss on way in:700 ft / 213 m
    Distance:2.8 mi / 4.5 km
    Route:Kate Sleeper Trail
    Start Trailhead:West Sleeper  3881 ft / 1182 m
    Time:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3600 ft / 1097 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 3350 ft / 1021 m; Extra: 250 ft / 76m
    Gain on way out:250 ft / 76 m
    Distance:5.7 mi / 9.2 km
    Route:Rollins Trail -> Dicey Mill
    End Trailhead:Ferncroft Parking lot  650 ft / 198 m
    Time:2 Hours 50 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 2015-03-29 Sleepers

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Whiteface-Ledges2015-03-283350 ft / 1021 m
2East Sleeper2015-03-28600 ft / 183 m
3West Sleeper2015-03-28341 ft / 104 m
4Mount Whiteface2015-03-281069 ft / 326 m
Total Trip Gain: 5360 ft / 1634 m    Total Trip Loss: 5360 ft / 1634 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by David Darby
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