Ascent of Southwest Twin on 2017-10-11

Climber: Cheves Walling

Date:Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Southwest Twin
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4357 ft / 1328 m

Ascent Trip Report

3 hours on Gale River Trail to Hut
45min. Roundtrip up Galehead
1 Hour on Twinway from Hut to South Twin Summit and its splendid views
South on Twinway approx. 1/2 hour to site of 4 planks on trail as described by D.Darby and headed SW per his recommendation.
Thank you to D.Darby-his trip info was spot-on
1 and1/2 hour into peak, a legit bushwhack- no herd trails here
signed register after a search and snacks
back out the opposite way omitting Galehead, and same approximate time frame
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
Ascent Part of Trip: Gale head to SW Twin (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
2South Twin2017-10-12 
3Southwest Twin2017-10-11 

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