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Ascent of Mount Frissell-South Slope on 2016-03-09

Climber: Spencer Corcoran

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Frissell-South Slope
    Location:USA-Connecticut/Massachusetts
    Elevation:2372 ft / 722 m

Ascent Trip Report

From the true summit of Mount Frissell, I headed downslope about 0.2 mi to the southern slope, the highest point in Connecticut. It was marked with a cairn and metal prong in the ground. Unlike the true summit, there was a view from here! I took a victory shot and then talked to a fellow hiker who came from the "tri-point". (See report for MA/CT/NY tri-point.) We chatted a bit and then went our separate ways. Next stop, the "tri-point".
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Route:Mt. Frissell Trail
    Start Trailhead:Mt. Frissell  
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Round/Frissell/Brace

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Round Mountain2016-03-09750 ft / 229 m
2Mount Frissell2016-03-09250 ft / 76 m
3Mount Frissell-South Slope2016-03-09 
4CT-MA-NY Tri-Point2016-03-09 
5Brace Mountain2016-03-09750 ft / 229 m
Total Trip Gain: 1750 ft / 534 m    Total Trip Loss: 970 ft / 295 m



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