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Ascent of Mount Wilcox on 2016-05-19

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Thursday, May 19, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Wilcox
    Location:USA-Massachusetts
    Elevation:2106 ft / 641 m

Ascent Trip Report

A cool spin around Beartown State Forest starting out with the Pond Loop Trail to the Appalachian Trail (AT) up past a large high elevation beaver dam / pond, then to nearby Ledges views and on to an extensive Mt Wilcox, South AT Shelter area for lunch; a short bushwhack from the AT beyond led upward to Mt Wilcox Rd & Summit to my jogging, searching and finding 12/14ths of mt wilcox road geocaches, finally descending via the Mt Wilcox Trail to finish the day again circling Benedict Pond.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1340 ft / 408 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1340 ft / 408 m
    Round-Trip Distance:11.4 mi / 18.3 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:920 ft / 280 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 500 ft / 152 m; Extra: 420 ft / 128m
    Loss on way in:420 ft / 128 m
    Distance:4.9 mi / 7.9 km
    Route:Loop Tr (LT), AT, Wac, Mt Wilcox (MW) Rd & Spur
    Start Trailhead:Benedict Pond  1606 ft / 489 m
    Time:2 Hours 36 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:920 ft / 280 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 500 ft / 152 m; Extra: 420 ft / 128m
    Gain on way out:420 ft / 128 m
    Distance:6.5 mi / 10.5 km
    Route:Path, MW Tr, MW Rd, Spur, Path, MW Tr, Old Rd & LT
    End Trailhead:Benedict Pond  1606 ft / 489 m
    Time:2 Hours 59 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Mt Wilcox

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1The Ledges2016-05-19 a 
2Mount Wilcox2016-05-19 b1340 ft / 408 m
Total Trip Gain: 1340 ft / 408 m    Total Trip Loss: 1340 ft / 408 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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