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Ascent of North Twin on 2017-06-17

Climber: Matthew Maurer

Date:Saturday, June 17, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:North Twin
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4761 ft / 1451 m

Ascent Trip Report

Ascended the North Twin Trail to the summit. I followed the herd path along the river rather than cross it until the very end. On the way down I was able to find the Fire Warden Trail, an unmaintained herd path leading to the summit of mount Hale. It was a very hot sunny day and I was gassed by the time I got up. I wanted to bag the so-called northwest peak but I didn't have in in me do bushwhack the thick brush by this point. There are tons of huge, healthy White Birth trees surrounding the Fire Warden Trail, which was great to see. This trail is not marked but enough people still use it that a pretty obvious path exists if you know where to look.

13.6 miles round trip.

2923' vertical gain.

5099' cumulative elevation gain.

6:45 total trip time.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2923 ft / 890 m
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2923 ft / 890 m
    Distance:13.6 mi / 22 km
    Start Trailhead:1838 ft / 560 m
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Matthew Maurer
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