Ascent of Snowy Mountain on 2010-08-29
|Others in Party:||SOLO|
|Date:||Sunday, August 29, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||3898 ft / 1188 m|
Ascent Trip ReportMet my Dad for breakfast at 7 am to celebrate his 65th birthday. Was on the road by 9:30 after a detour to Dunkin Donuts. At the TH by 10:30. Trail was easy going for the first half and then as described in other reports steepened in the second half. Trail was pretty slick in some areas and some of the steepest parts took some careful planning. I made the summit in under 2 hours and was able to get some amazing photos from inside the tower. After some lunch I hit the trail and was back to my car by 2 pm. Number 17 in the FTC.
|Summary Total Data|
| Distance:||7.8 mi / 12.6 km|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Stream Ford|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
| Time Up:||1 Hours 45 Minutes|
| Time Down:||1 Hours 15 Minutes|
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