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 Peak(s):  Mt. Harvard  -  14,420 feet
 Post Date:  07/07/2012 Modified: 07/08/2012
 Date Climbed:   06/16/2012
 Posted By:  greenwok
 Another Degree - Harvard added to Princeton and Yale   

Mt Harvard
14,420 Ft Elev
TH (Trail Head) 9,900 so a gain of 4500 Ft
13.5 Miles
6:30 AM – 5:30 PM = 11 hours
June 16, 2012


When Bill says this is a long hike, he means this is a L O N G hike

Downed trees too numerous to count made the hike through the forest resemble a jungle gym

The final pitch to the summit - I call it the cap - perhaps I didn't look hard enough but I didn't keep it class 2 but rather a class 3 scramble so be prepared - there were a few "If I fall it could be game over" moments

I thought - why didn’t I bring my Harvard sweatshirt because I would have put it on at the summit for a photo!

A beautiful hike and really great weather that day!

Enjoy!

Photo credits Michael Broussard mwb



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  • Comments or Questions (2)
SilverLynx


Harvard     2012-07-07 21:36:39
It sure is long, isn't it? Long but rewarding and beautiful. Looks like you had a nice day!


The Old Fart

Nice     2012-07-16 12:13:55
Nice job with the photos and captions.



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