Ascent of Mount Abraham on 2015-07-04

Climber: Mari Kuraguchi

Date:Saturday, July 4, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Abraham
    Elevation:4040 ft / 1231 m

Ascent Trip Report

One-night Backpacking weekend to peakbag 3 of 4000-footers in Maine. Started hiking from Rt 4 Appalachian Trail (AT) crossing at 11:30AM, hiked along AT and climbed Saddleback (4PM), The Horn (5:30PM), and Saddleback Jr. (7:30PM). Stayed a night at Poplar Ridge Campsite lean-to (arrived ~9PM). The next morning we continued along AT setting off at 8:30AM, climbed Lone Mt (1PM) and then took Mt Abraham Side Trail to Mt Abraham (3:30PM). We hiked down along Fire Warden's Trail and got out at Rapid Stream Trailhead at 6:30pm, but took a wrong turn (bridge to the parking lot was non-existence) and totally got lost on a RV road till 10:30pm. Missed July 4th Fireworks but saw a lot of fireflies!!
Summary Total Data
Ascent Part of Trip: Saddleback-Abraham Loop (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Saddleback Mountain2015-07-03 
2Saddleback Mountain-The Horn2015-07-03 
3Saddleback Junior2015-07-03 
4Poplar Ridge2015-07-04 
5Lone Mountain2015-07-04 
6Mount Abraham2015-07-04 

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