Ascent of Mount Hancock on 2009-01-31
|Date:||Saturday, January 31, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||4400 ft / 1341 m|
Ascent Trip ReportDate of Hike: 1/31/09
Trail Conditions: All trails coming from the Hancock Overlook Parking Area I'm sure are as packed as a super highway; not so much the case first thing this morning. At least 15 friendly folks hiking the trail today. River crossings and blowdowns are not a problem. Branches are face height between the peaks.
Special Equipment Required: Snowshoes w/traction for steeps, poles def helpful
Comments: HANCOCK OVERLOOK PARKING AREA IS NOT PLOWED! Only a few places for 2WD to park. Many overnighters which means very few spots to keep from blocking them in as well. Started solo and luckily ran into a father and son that were great company and helped break trail. Great meeting you both; happy hiking!
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| Route Conditions:||Snow on Ground, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles, Snowshoes|
| Weather:||Cool, Calm, Low Clouds|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Hancocks (0 nights total away from roads)|
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