Ascent of Bare Top Mountain on 2011-04-15

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, April 15, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Bare Top Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:1310 ft / 399 m

Ascent Trip Report

Watched sun set from Overlook above Glass Lake and Albany Towers in the distance. Bear's Head Mountain Road, an improved gated gravel road (ready for development) leads up from Rte 43 along Glass Lake to Overlook and pinic table over and above Glass Lake. Parking can be had at the intersection of Rte 43 and Glass Lake Road. Bare Top Mtn is but a few hundred yards beyond overlook via old logging roads in woods across old farm fields.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:459 ft / 140 m
    Elevation Loss:459 ft / 140 m
    Distance:2.1 mi / 3.4 km
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:459 ft / 140 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:Bear's Head Mountain Rd, Bushwack
    Trailhead:Rte 43 & Glass Lake Rd Junction  851 ft / 259 m
    Time Up:27 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:459 ft / 140 m
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.7 km
    Route:Bushwack, Bear's Head Mountain Rd
    Trailhead:Rte 43 & Glass Lake Rd Junction  851 ft / 259 m
    Time Down:19 Minutes

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