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sredfernnice late fall hike of both peaks  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 2, 2014

sredfern

I did a morning out and back from the Kanc over East Osceola on a day that I thought would just be rain, but it was actually no rain and just snow in the summits. There was only about 2" of snow but the rain from the day before had frozen overnight and made the rocks quite treacherous so I ended up putting on my Microspikes about 2/3 of the way up East and it made all the difference. The open slide area between the knob and the summit was hard with the ice and light snow but the rest was just a one foot over the other slog up the mountain. The Chimney was fun but challenging with ice and snow on it, and even more challenging descending it on the way back. There are some fun chimneys like that in the Catskills that really add a change of pace to a hike! No views at all I was totally in the clouds with 23MPH winds picking up all the light snow and blowing it around.
Posted Nov 9, 2014 8:56 am

technicolorNHTwofer  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 17, 2013

technicolorNH

Hiked with East Osceola. I liked the chimney on the side of it.
Posted Nov 6, 2014 10:18 pm

MelNino#15!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 23, 2013

MelNino

Loved this hike. Amazing views at the summit. This, along with East Osceola, had a bit of everything I enjoy about hiking.
Posted Oct 28, 2013 8:40 pm

andrew hemmerlingOsceola via Tripoli Rd  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2013

andrew hemmerling

Nice trails with lots of stretches with no big rocks to step on and over, my feet loved this one. Nice views, but very buggy.
Posted Aug 22, 2013 10:19 am

LPPerseid Meteor Shower  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2013

LP

Stayed up to watch the meteor shower and sunrise. LONG, cold windy night, but beautiful.
Posted Aug 12, 2013 2:23 pm

joseyinnetMount Osceola  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2013

joseyinnet

Quick climb from the gap. Trail was nice and easy, and great views from above the cliffs. Lots of bugs though.
Posted Jun 16, 2013 9:28 pm

omegaxxMount Osceola Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2011

omegaxx

No view above the treeline, a real shame.
Posted Dec 11, 2012 1:26 pm

JRaphaelsonRoute Climbed: Greeley Ponds-Osceola Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 8, 2012

JRaphaelson

Great early October hike with both foliage and snow. Views were great, weather was great, trail was great.
Posted Oct 9, 2012 12:47 am

ChuckOWhen in the east ...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 19, 2012

ChuckO

... do as the locals do: go hiking!
Posted Jun 28, 2012 1:29 am

cragfrom Tripoli  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 21, 2011

crag

First 4000'er after moving back to New England and a good reminder of how rugged trails are here. Hiked it with my dog. Cloudy so no views, except for 5 minute window to the N.
Posted May 18, 2012 2:04 pm

JshawMt. Osceola with my dog  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2011

Jshaw

Great views. We were all alone up there.
Posted Oct 17, 2011 6:35 pm

PaulRomanoFrom Tripoli  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 17, 2011

PaulRomano

Nice easy climb up from Tripoli Road. Views on top were spectacular as advertised, and we got a little bonus too- a Harvard a capella group came up the mountain and gave a performance on top! Definitely an experience I will not forget.
Posted Sep 18, 2011 12:06 pm

ChinigoClouds!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 13, 2011

Chinigo

When you've only got one day, you've got to put up with whatever the weather is (assuming it's not life-threatening!). I hiked and got rained on for no view whatever. It was still good.
Posted Jun 13, 2011 6:17 pm

Kristin5berryfirst 4k for my friends  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 26, 2010

Kristin5berry

everyone was happy
Posted Feb 10, 2011 5:08 am

RockOnFather's Day 4000 Footer!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2010

RockOn

When the family asked what I wanted for Father's Day I said a Family Father's Day Four Thousand Footer...with no complaints. At least I got the 4000 footer part 8-)
Posted Oct 12, 2010 6:21 pm

FlandersChimney = fun  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 26, 2010

Flanders

The more scrambling the better, especially when there are no views.
Posted Oct 4, 2010 9:31 pm

Brian JenkinsRainy and viewless  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 26, 2010

Brian Jenkins

With Flanders via the Mt. Osceola Trail. Rained off and on. Absolutely no views from the summit. I think the true summit is a bit before the "viewpoint" though. We stepped on everything we could find that we thought could be the summit. Then on to East Osceola and back.
Posted Oct 4, 2010 1:27 pm

Jofahiked w hound dog  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2010

Jofa

sunny day, great views
Posted Jul 12, 2010 10:55 am

ShawnotronThe Back Way  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 26, 2008
I climbed East Osceola and Osceola today by the back way. It was a very difficult hike right after a large amount of rain and only after getting home and checking this site do I realize that the other approach is much easier. Oh well, at least it was great exercise.
Posted Oct 26, 2008 9:59 pm

LunaMothMt. Osceola  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2008

LunaMoth

Climbed Mt. Osceola only from the Tripoli Rd. trailhead.
Posted Oct 25, 2008 8:17 pm

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