Ascent of Mount Passaconaway on 2016-01-23
|Others in Party:||Brian Platt|
|Date:||Saturday, January 23, 2016|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Carpool|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||4043 ft / 1232 m|
Ascent Trip ReportAnother winter peak done...Did this one with Brian his 1st 4,000 footer since his surgery.
We or should I say I picked this one cause I thought this would be an easy one LOL ...I forgot that this trail Dicey Mills is steeper than I remember LOL ...Well we made it .
We decided to use just microspikes & it was the right choice ....We could have used snowshoes maybe at the top but that was it .... It was a cold day but the views at the lookout spot were spectacular ..
Well 16 down 32 to go :-) ....8.9 miles 6hrs 16 min
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||2903 ft / 884 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||8.9 mi / 14.3 km|
| Route:||Dicey Mills Tr|
| Trailhead:||Ferncroft Rd 1140 ft / 347 m|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground|
| Gear Used:||Crampons, Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Cool, Breezy, Partly Cloudy|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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