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Ascent of Mount Osceola on 2016-11-27

Climber: Nicholas Belanger

Date:Sunday, November 27, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Osceola
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4320 ft / 1316 m

Ascent Trip Report

Home temp was around 65 degrees F, got to the mountain to find it snow covered and in the high 30s to low 40s. Under prepared with food and warmth we went for it anyways, trudging 2.5 additional miles on pavement just to get to the head of the trail. Turned an expected fun hike into an extremely difficult hike both physically and mentally.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2024 ft / 616 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8.6 mi / 13.8 km
    Route:Mount Osceola Trail
    Trailhead:Trippoli Road  2296 ft / 699 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons
    Weather:Unexpected snow and cold
Ascent Statistics
    Time:4 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 30 Minutes



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