Ascent of Bald Cap on 2016-07-14

Climber: Chris Higgins

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, July 14, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Bald Cap
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:3065 ft / 934 m

Ascent Trip Report

Was out doing some red-lining around the Mahoosuc area and decided to also grab Bald Cap while I was in the area. Saw a moose and calf in a pond on the way up. I bushwacked up the western side of Bald Cap off the AT, going through a couple of dense spruce belts on the way up. Eventually reached the summit canister. Bryan was the last person to have visited that summit. Then went down in a southernly direction. But due to some 15 foot ledges, I went more southeasternly to get around the ledges. Took awhile and endured many new scratches on my legs, but eventually reached the AT again.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Sunny, hot, humid

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