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Ascent of South Doublehead on 2017-01-15

Climber: Arthur Caverly

Others in Party:Ashley
Date:Sunday, January 15, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:South Doublehead
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:2939 ft / 895 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked up the Old Path to the Doublehead saddle. the Snow was quite frozen, and we needed spikes the entire hike. We passed 6 hikers on the way up, most of whom had brought sleds, just as we did, for the descent on the Ski trail. The Views from South Doublehead were great. A big snowstorm was looming behind Montalban Ridge. Back down to the Saddle, we passed two more men on their way up. Once at the Cabin, we got out the GoPros and started down the ski trail. It was quite a rough ride, and in a few places, the ice was bad enough to force us off the trail, but it was a great ride nonetheless. We saw 5 more hikers on their way up.

Trip Stats:
4.0 Miles
1890 Elevation Gain
Trip time: 2hr 36
Hiking time: 1 r 29

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1489 ft / 453 m
    Total Elevation Loss:289 ft / 87 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1464 ft / 446 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1439 ft / 438 m; Extra: 25 ft / 7m
    Loss on way in:25 ft / 7 m
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.7 km
    Route:Old Path
    Start Trailhead:Doublehead Trailhead  1500 ft / 457 m
    Time:1 Hours 10 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:264 ft / 80 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 239 ft / 73 m; Extra: 25 ft / 7m
    Gain on way out:25 ft / 7 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Route:Douhblehead Trail
    End Trailhead:Col to North Doublehead  2700 ft / 822 m
    Time:7 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Doublehead 1-15-17

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1South Doublehead2017-01-15 a1489 ft / 454 m
2North Doublehead2017-01-15 b403 ft / 123 m
Total Trip Gain: 1892 ft / 577 m    Total Trip Loss: 1892 ft / 577 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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