Mount Tecumseh Trail. Ascent from
Tripoli road trail head; descent to the
Weather: 40-ish. Drizzle earlier and
Total distance: approximately 8.6
Time: 9:23 AM to 4 PM ~6.5 hrs
and I met up at the Waterville Ski area
at 9AM. Damian had suggested to hike up
from the Tripoli trail head and descent
to the ski area parking lot. Despite the
gate on the Tripoli road still remain
closed, we decided to park at the gate,
and walked up Tripoli road to the
trailhead, adding 3 miles to the hike.
left Damian's car at the Ski area
parking lot, and drove mine to the gate
at Tripoli road.
started off from my car at 9:23 AM,
arrived at the trail head at 10:30 AM
Whitney pack, Treking poles
EMS Hat liner. Shortsleeve under shrit,
Techwick, fleece vest, REI Elements.
Salomon with wool socks and limner,
gaiters. Fleece gloves.
EMS SystemIII and long under pants.
750ml plain water in Platapus. 32 oz of
GU, ttrail mix and MacDonald for lunch.
Consumed: 1 baby sneaker bar, 2 hazelnut
chocolates, 1 GU. Finished the whole Mac
something bagel breakfast at lunch.
Fleece jacket, head band, wool hat,
trail mix etc.
I left home at around 6:55 AM. Bathroom
break at exit 20; arrived at the trial
head on time. Damian was already there.