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Ascent of Bald Cap on 2016-10-15

Climber: Ryan Aschbrenner

Date:Saturday, October 15, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Bald Cap
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:3065 ft / 934 m

Ascent Trip Report

I parked at the Centennial Trail parking area on Hogan Road, and set out running east along North Road, until I reached the Peabody Brook trailhead. I did a loop of the Peabody Brook Trail, Mahoosuc Trail (AT), and the Centennial Trails, ending up back at my parking spot. Along the way, I did short side trips on the trails leading to Giant Falls and the Trident Col AT Tentsite, to check out those spots (very little water was cascading down Giant Falls, with the current dry conditions). I also did off-trail side trips to Bald Cap Peak, Bald Cap, and Trident Mtn.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2285 ft / 696 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2285 ft / 696 m
    Route:Peabody Brook Tr, AT, BW
    Start Trailhead:Hogan Road  780 ft / 237 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Bald Cap

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Bald Cap Peak2016-10-15 a195 ft / 59 m
2Bald Cap2016-10-15 b2285 ft / 696 m
3Trident Mountain2016-10-15 c350 ft / 107 m
4Cascade Mountain2016-10-15 d631 ft / 192 m
5Mount Hayes2016-10-15 e615 ft / 187 m
Total Trip Gain: 4076 ft / 1241 m



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