Ascent of Mount Colfax on 2011-11-03

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Thursday, November 3, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Colfax
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:1295 ft / 394 m

Ascent Trip Report

Fire Tower Road beyond the Fire Tower and Communication Tower becomes a woods road and a seeming unofficial trail descending Colfax Ridge southward. Geocache (GC 10Q4C) Colfax Mountain Fire Tower has driving directions, photo of the 80 foot Aermotor LS-40 and particulars.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:60 ft / 18 m
    Elevation Loss:60 ft / 18 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 0.9 km
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:30 ft / 9 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.1 km
    Route:Fire Tower Road
    Trailhead:Fire Tower Road pull out  1265 ft / 385 m
    Time Up:3 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:60 ft / 18 m
    Extra Gain:30 ft / 9 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:Fire Tower Rd, Trail, Fire Tower Rd
    Trailhead:Fire Tower Road pull out  1265 ft / 385 m
    Time Down:28 Minutes

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