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Ascent of Cotton Hill on 2011-01-05

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Cotton Hill
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:2114 ft / 644 m

Ascent Trip Report

Snowmobile Corridor 7B from Cotton Hill Road (parked nearby at Posson Hill Road) is direct leading switchback up to a 350 yard straight on bushwack to Long Path & Summit, explored Path West (.25 mile) to Lean-to and downhill East (.95 mile), a jog to explore Dutch Settlement State Forest.
Cotton Hill can be quickly accessed from Treadlemire Rd Long Path TH (aqua blazing) which is N from Cotton Hill Rd in just .35 miles (3-27-11)
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:578 ft / 176 m
    Distance:3.7 mi / 5.9 km
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:278 ft / 85 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 2 km
    Route:Snowmobile Corridor 7B, Bushwack & Long Path
    Trailhead:Cotton Hill Rd / Snowmobile 7B Jct  1836 ft / 559 m
    Time Up:35 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Extra Gain:300 ft / 91 m
    Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Route:Bushwack& Snowmobile Corridor 7B
    Trailhead:Cotton Hill Rd / Snowmobile 7B Jct  
    Time Down:1 Hours 3 Minutes



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