Mount Frissell (Southwest Shoulder) Climber's Log

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climbmn

climbmn - Jul 14, 2012 12:38 pm Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2012

Perfect Day  Sucess!

Beautiful day with great views.

huskertriguy

huskertriguy - Jun 12, 2012 9:49 pm Date Climbed: Jun 12, 2012

Cold, wet...and all to myself.  Sucess!

I don't know why everyone is fussing over finding some cairn below the summit, all I wanted to do was hike to the top of one of Massachusetts' more beautiful southwestern summits. ;-)

It had been raining a good portion of the day by the time I arrived after summiting Greylock earlier in the day. This rain did not let up for the entire 2 hours I was on the trail, but it also kept away any other visitors. The solitude was a pleasant surprise.

The steeper portions can get a little dicey when wet but should not be a big problem for experienced hikers.

Not much in terms of views thanks to the cloud cover and dense foliage, but I don't mind -- it was great time in the wilderness. (Always is.)

SHP #19

NJTripper

NJTripper - Jun 9, 2012 9:28 pm Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2011

Close encounters..  Sucess!

.. of the bear kind. In all the times I've hiked & camped in 'bear Country' - 1st time I came up on one in the brush as the side of the trail. Scared the crap outta me... fortunately - he (?) was more scared than I... as he took off into the brush.. and I (warily) proceedeed to exit.. stage left!

HP #20

Russell Nash

Russell Nash - Feb 20, 2012 1:22 pm Date Climbed: Feb 12, 2011

Highpoint #2  Sucess!

The top was gorgeous. There was some snow and it was snowing lightly. We visited the highpoint and the summit. At the summit we signed and looked through the log book. It was an awesome day!

Judd97

Judd97 - Jan 4, 2012 7:50 pm Date Climbed: Jan 4, 2012

HP #15  Sucess!

Screwed this one up trying to hit the high point just before dark. Went to the top of Frissell, had a bad feeling about it being the actual high point (I thought the HP was between Frissell and Round Mtn, not past Frissell), but couldn't find the real marker. Went back to civilization, got on SP and realized my mistake. Went back up and found the real summit in the dark :P 35 to go!

vbeckman74

vbeckman74 - Aug 21, 2011 5:10 pm Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2005

Happy Birthday  Sucess!

A good walk in the woods with a few rocks and great views.

xpda

xpda - Aug 10, 2011 5:20 pm Date Climbed: May 1, 1995

Connecticut  Sucess!

Made it

markowens

markowens - Aug 9, 2011 10:22 am Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2011

SHP #10  Sucess!

There were a couple of parts of the trail where I had to use my hands. I thought that I might not find the HP, but I just kept doing and I eventually found it. The trail is not well marked past the summit.

jeffh25

jeffh25 - Jul 28, 2011 8:03 pm Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2011

HP # 25  Sucess!

Climbed on a 96 degree CT day, which was fairly brutal. Somehow I brought Texas weather with me. Pretty place though, view from the High Point reminded me a little of Magazine Mountain in Arkansas. The trail was a little steeper than I had imagined too.

PaulRomano

PaulRomano - Jun 26, 2011 10:06 am Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2011

7th State HP and Solitude  Sucess!

Took the standard route coming over Round Mountain. Very pleasant hike with nice views, and I was lucky enough to enjoy both Round and Frissell in complete solitude.

yadahzoemtn

yadahzoemtn - Jun 1, 2011 9:17 pm Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2009

Really Wet  Sucess!

Bob, Broc, Domino and I made it to the top, swimming part of the way. Fun to see the marker designating three states. Hiked past a beautiful bird nest resting quietly in the bushes.

VtownStrider

VtownStrider - May 8, 2011 6:22 pm Date Climbed: Mar 15, 2009

4th highpoint  Sucess!

This is my home state so I was very excited to climb this highpoint, as everyone is aware, the actual marker can be a little tricky to locate, but my buddy and I finally did. Nice views of Bear Mountain, which some people think is the state highpoint but it's not.

highlandvillager

highlandvillager - Dec 23, 2010 10:47 pm Date Climbed: Dec 17, 2010

Sun and Snow  Sucess!

On a cold but sunny day, I scrambled over the snow covered rocks of Round Mountain and Mount Frissell to reach the Connecticut highpoint. I saw no one and the only other tracks in the snow were those of a dog, or maybe a coyote. HP32

Jow

Jow - Dec 1, 2010 2:29 pm

HP #3  Sucess!

Third highpoint, fun hike, tough to find HP since its not at summit. first little dabble at scrambling

ksling

ksling - Nov 9, 2010 7:33 pm Date Climbed: Nov 6, 2010

Numero Uno!  Sucess!

First state high point! All of the wet leaves covering the rocks made the climb a little treacherous, but a nice, short hike regardless.

Bkoziol3

Bkoziol3 - Nov 7, 2010 9:26 am Date Climbed: Nov 6, 2010

Frissell on a Saturday  Sucess!

State High Point number 3. Really short hike, two very steep sections, which were fun with the exception of the wet leaves. Those weren't so cool. A little hard to find the exact trail.. just go slow and find the red blazes on the opposite side of the AMC parking lot. very short hike though! literally took two hours round trip, and i took my sweet time.

Dennis Poulin

Dennis Poulin - Oct 22, 2010 4:36 pm Date Climbed: Oct 16, 2010

Standard Trail  Sucess!

I hiked the standard trail from the CT/MA border to the east. Rocks were slick with rain and wet leaves.

BConley

BConley - Oct 12, 2010 10:19 am Date Climbed: Oct 9, 2010

HP #12  Sucess!

Was very surprised with the amount of cars at the trail head, was hard to find a place to park. Expected it to be much harder to located the trail head then it was, directions are quite good. Really enjoyed the steep sections. Overall great hike.

fox5659

fox5659 - Sep 30, 2010 9:25 am Date Climbed: Jan 4, 2008

had to - SHP

Lots of ice and wind when we climbed it but strangely warm when we found the USGS marker

Bark Eater

Bark Eater - Aug 17, 2010 12:27 pm Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2010

Highpoint #22  Sucess!

Enjoyed finding this little gem on a foggy morning. The steep, rocky portions of the trail were quite challenging on the way down. It was wet and slippery and made me realize I need to invest in some new hiking shoes ;-) Only wiped out once!

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