Ascent of Otsego County High Point 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
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Otsego County High Point
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:2420 ft / 737 m

Ascent Trip Report

Caskey Rd. from Lutheranville Rd. (GPS 42° 35.540 -74° 38.787) is plowed about a mile to parking, a short steep incline along the way with no turn around forced me to reverse. Jogged from Road Jct another quarter mile of unplowed road to State Forest and bushwack to summit crossing and following more forest / snowmobile roads to summit near microwave tower and reforestation area.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:421 ft / 128 m
    Elevation Loss:421 ft / 128 m
    Distance:3.9 mi / 6.3 km
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:421 ft / 128 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:Road to State Forest / Bushwack
    Trailhead:Lutheranville Rd / Caskey Rd Jct  1999 ft / 609 m
    Time Up:48 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:421 ft / 128 m
    Distance:1.9 mi / 3.1 km
    Route:Bushwack / Road to State Forest
    Trailhead:Lutheranville Rd / Caskey Rd Jct  1999 ft / 609 m
    Time Down:47 Minutes

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