Ascent of Cranberry Pond Peak on 2017-01-14

Climber: Steve LeBlanc

Others in Party:Dan
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, January 14, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Cranberry Pond Peak
    Elevation:2650 ft / 807 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked from beginning of Stratton Brook Pond Road (road plowed only to houses at very beginning of road near route 27) on snowmobile trail to Appalacian trail. Headed north on AT towards the Horns to junction with Bigelow Range Trail. Bushwacked from there to summit using iPhone to determine highest point. Recorded highest point was 2690 ft @ 45-8-11N; 70-21-25W. Summit is covered with small evergreens making travel difficult. Several inches of snow on top. Was 7 degrees at start and 13 degrees at finish.
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Near the summit of Cranberry Pond Peak (2017-01-14). Photo by Steve LeBlanc.
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Summary Total Data
    Round-Trip Distance:7 mi / 11.3 km
    Trailhead:Stratton Brook Pond Road  
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Snowshoes
Ascent Statistics
    Time:4 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 

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