Sunday, March 23, 2008

Mt. Mansfield

Before my journey home back to Maine, Natasha and I got in a great hike up Mt. Mansfield (second peak). I'm kicking myself for forgetting to bring the camera along, as the views were spectacular. Clear blue skies allowed great visibility. To the west, Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Mountains. To the east, the White Mountains, where Mt. Moosilauke, Mt. Lafayette and Mt. Washington were especially prominent.

We had planned to run down the auto-road on the other side of the mountain and then back up, but time restraints because of our late start got in the way. Still a great workout and a very fun time.

Hiked 6.8 miles @ 23:38/mile pace.
AHR/MHR - 117/153
Trails covered with packed to loose snow.
Insanely hilly.
Teens to lower 20s, sunny.
Long pants, Goretex shell, long sleeved shirt, beanie, gloves.


Thomas said...

That is one truly serious mountain.

Ange said...

Sounds beautiful!! I went to UVM so I hold a special place in my heart for Vermont.

Michael Jay Dotson said...

23 min pace?
Slacker :)