Ascent of Hamlin Peak on 1999-01-27

Climber: Arne Schussler

Date:Wednesday, January 27, 1999
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Hamlin Peak
    Elevation:4756 ft / 1449 m

Ascent Trip Report

Part of trip into Baxter, tough sledding as they say (some of you will get that)Up Saddle trail until several gullies branch out, Jason and I took the second gully to the right as you look at the Saddle, Mark and Dennis took the farthest right and longest looking gully which had a chockstone block similiar to the Chimney, some small but trepidation inspiring bits of ice, came back down the Saddle
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1842 ft / 561 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1842 ft / 561 m
    Round-Trip Distance:19.3 mi / 31.1 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Ice Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Hut Camp
    Weather:perfect for january
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1842 ft / 561 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Start Trailhead:Chimney Pond  2914 ft / 888 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1842 ft / 561 m
    Distance:17.3 mi / 27.8 km
    End Trailhead:Chimney Pond  2914 ft / 888 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Baxter 1999 (5 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Katahdin1999-01-264678 ft / 1426 m
2Hamlin Peak1999-01-271842 ft / 561 m
Total Trip Gain: 6520 ft / 1987 m    Total Trip Loss: 6520 ft / 1987 m

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