Forums 2013 Flags on the 48 2013 Trips & Routes Moosilauke Summit Team-REVISED ROUTE PLAN

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  • HikerFedEx
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      Howdy & Welcome to Moosilauke Summit Team 2013!!

      Stoked for this year’s trek up the windy peak – The Moose!

      Many/most of this year’s team know eachother personally already; we’re mostly flatlanders from CT & southern NH. So we’re already in touch.

      If you’d like to be in touch before the hike PM me with your email and we’ll keep you in the loop. Regardless, please PM me anyway so we can chat about summit plans.

      😀 😀 😀 The REVISED Route/Plan: 😀 😀 😀

      Meet @Moosilauke Ravine Lodge Parking Lot @ 7am

      Divide up Flag poles, flags, other equipment & hit the trail by 0730am

      Trails to Summit:
      Gorge Brook, Snapper, Moosilauke Carriage Rd
      [Book Time: 3.8mi,+2450ft, 3hrs 5 min to Summit]

      Carry 5 poles for 2 flag staffs, 2 large flags

      Stop prior to the summit @Spur to South Peak (0.2mi)
      to assemble & put up Flag #1 (8’x12) with 16ft pole. :flag:
      (estimated 30 minutes)

      Then proceed up the last 0.9mi to Summit of Moosilauke arriving about 11:05am

      Assemble & raise Flag #2, 23′ foot pole, guy it out & hoist huge flag (10’x19′) :flag:
      (estimated 30-45 min) Hopefully done about 11:35-11:50am

      Very brief “ceremony” of few words by anyone present

      Then, Bask in Glory of success!!! :flag: :flag: :flag:

      Summit pics, Snacks, lunch, kick back.

      Anybody willing can then join us for short hike 0.9mi back to South Peak for pics of summit flag. Then Return to summit

      Take down summit flag @2:01pm; pack up, head down via same route. Take down South Peak flag along the way.

      Reach parking lot. Hopefully WELL before dark. Gratuitous high 5’s all around.

      Return to Lake House to celebrate with food & grogg. :beer:

      **Summit snacks & drinks essential for pure enjoyment**

      Cameras, Bugle for flag raising, other appropriate Flags are welcome too!

      Anyone is also welcome to say a few short words for a brief summit ceremony

      See you Saturday morning. Please text or call if you are running late or with any questions you have.

      Gary H
      Aka HikerFedEx

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        Please note slightly REVISED ROUTE/plan

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