Ascent of Mount Chocorua on 2009-12-07

Climber: Arne Schussler

Date:Monday, December 7, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Chocorua
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:3480 ft / 1060 m

Ascent Trip Report

Liberty Trail - wet snow now frozen, sun early then fog and clouds. start 0722 finish 1112. spikes almost necessary, would have been very slow w/o them. Up to 2ft. of snow drifted between boulders near top but no more than 6" on trail anywhere. got quite cold at top, any sweat froze and tube from hydration pack solid.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2530 ft / 771 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2530 ft / 771 m
    Distance:7.6 mi / 12.2 km
    Start Trailhead:950 ft / 289 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Chocorua

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Chocorua2009-12-072530 ft / 771 m
Total Trip Gain: 2530 ft / 771 m

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