Ascent of Mount Waumbek on 2017-02-25

Climber: Kevin Kilpatrick

Others in Party:Kaitlin Kilpatrick
Allie Caplin
Date:Saturday, February 25, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Waumbek
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4006 ft / 1221 m

Ascent Trip Report

Left Manchester at 7AM. Arrived at trailhead at 9. Hiked the Starr King trail to the summit of Starr King. Very warm day in the 60s. Made it up without snowshoes. Had to put them on in the col between Starr King and Waumbek. Kept them on for the descent as well.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:108 ft / 32 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2421 ft / 737 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.6 mi / 7.4 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles, Snowshoes
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:108 ft / 32 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:Mt Starr King trail
    Start Trailhead:Mt Starr King summit  3898 ft / 1188 m
    Time:2 Hours 45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2421 ft / 737 m
    Distance:3.6 mi / 5.8 km
    Route:Starr King trail
    End Trailhead:Starr King trailhead  1585 ft / 483 m
    Time:2 Hours 15 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Waumbek

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Starr King2017-02-252354 ft / 717 m
2Mount Waumbek2017-02-25108 ft / 33 m
Total Trip Gain: 2462 ft / 750 m    Total Trip Loss: 2421 ft / 738 m

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