Ascent of Mount Monadnock on 2016-11-11

Climber: Dan Lewis

Others in Party:Madeline Lewis
Date:Friday, November 11, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Monadnock
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:3150 ft / 960 m

Ascent Trip Report

White Dot Trail to Spruce Link Trail to Spellman Trail to Pumpelly Trail to Summit. Descent via the White Dot Trail. Day started overcast with light sprinkles. Then, breaks of sun interspersed with snow squalls and gale force winds. Sky was mostly clear on our descent, but the wind remained strong, and the temperature dropped dramatically.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1750 ft / 533 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1750 ft / 533 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Snowing, Cool, Extremely Windy, Partly Cloudy
Overcast, then drizzle, breaks of sun, snow squalls, wind, then clearing
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1750 ft / 533 m
    Route:White Dot Trail, Cascade Link Trail to Spellman Tr
    Start Trailhead: Monadnock State Park Headquarters   1400 ft / 426 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1750 ft / 533 m
    Distance:1.9 mi / 3.1 km
    Route:White Dot Trail
    End Trailhead:Monadnock State Park Headquarters   1400 ft / 426 m

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