Ascent of Straightback Mountain on 2015-07-24

Climber: Paul Blanchette

Others in Party:Steve Blanchette -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Friday, July 24, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Straightback Mountain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:1910 ft / 582 m

Ascent Trip Report

Did a traverse, one car at wood road parking lot and the other at Major parking lot. Hiked the same trail as last week to mount Klem and then took the white trail over mount Rand, West and East Quarry, and North Peak Straightback, then down to Major parking lot. Some parts of this trail were steeper than anticipated but did not some old quarry equipment on the way.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:160 ft / 48 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1250 ft / 381 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.2 mi / 3.6 km
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:160 ft / 48 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.2 km
    Route:white trail
    Start Trailhead:dip between peaks  1750 ft / 533 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1250 ft / 381 m
    Distance:2.1 mi / 3.3 km
    Route:green and yellow trail
    End Trailhead:Mount Major parking lot  660 ft / 201 m
Ascent Part of Trip: quarry traverse

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Rand Mountain2015-07-24 a1072 ft / 327 m
2West Quarry2015-07-24 b304 ft / 93 m
3Quarry Mountain-East Peak2015-07-24 c110 ft / 34 m
4Straightback Mountain2015-07-24 d160 ft / 49 m
Total Trip Gain: 1646 ft / 503 m    Total Trip Loss: 2097 ft / 640 m

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