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Ascent of Potash Mountain on 2016-02-27

Climber: Chris Calabrese

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, February 27, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Potash Mountain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:2680 ft / 816 m

Ascent Trip Report

Didn't chance the water crossing and parked my car at Forest Road 511. Sunset hike - only party on the mountain. Very icy but worth the colorful views of Chocorua, Carrigain, and Passaconaway. Started at 3:30 and made it back to my car by 5:30 with just enough light left to not switch to my headlamp.
Summary Total Data
    Round-Trip Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:Road 511 / Potash
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Windy, Partly Cloudy



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