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Ascent of Blue Ridge Mountain-North Peak on 2015-04-12

Climber: David Darby

Others in Party:Jackson Charrette
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, April 12, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Blue Ridge Mountain-North Peak
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:3009 ft / 917 m

Ascent Trip Report


So this hike was hard - in multiple ways. We hiked 13+ miles the day before (in snowshoes) so our legs were a little beat. There was a lot of snow, and very few tracks. Following the trail was difficult. We lost the trail multiple times. After 3+ hours heading toward wolf, we turned around. Here's the summary:

9:45 - Left the Moosilaukee parking lot
10:30 - North Kinsman Peak summit
Lost the trail for ~40 mins just north of the summit. See GPS track...
12:40 - Blue Ridge Mountain-North Peak summit
12:55 - Turned around
2:45 - Back at parking lot (exhausted).
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1700 ft / 518 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2400 ft / 731 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.1 mi / 8.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Snowshoes
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Descent Day
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1700 ft / 518 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1000 ft / 305 m; Extra: 700 ft / 213m
    Loss on way in:700 ft / 213 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:AT
    Start Trailhead:North Kinsman Peak  2009 ft / 612 m
    Time:2 Hours 10 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1700 ft / 518 m
    Distance:3.1 mi / 5 km
    Route:AT
    End Trailhead:Moosilaukee Parking lot  1309 ft / 398 m
    Time:2 Hours 5 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 2015-04-11 Wolf

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1North Kinsman Notch Peak2015-04-121740 ft / 530 m
2Blue Ridge Mountain-North Peak2015-04-121700 ft / 518 m
Total Trip Gain: 3440 ft / 1048 m    Total Trip Loss: 2400 ft / 732 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


 GPS Waypoints - Hover or click to see name and lat/long
Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by David Darby
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