Ascent of Rounds Mountain on 2011-12-11

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Sunday, December 11, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Rounds Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:2257 ft / 687 m

Ascent Trip Report

Open summit offers a 200 degree arc of westward view with the Catskills rising in the distance, trail was one of walking in snow cover with maple tapping pvc lines and eastern views along the way (some gained via short bushwack to geocache)!
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:932 ft / 283 m
    Elevation Loss:932 ft / 283 m
    Distance:3.4 mi / 5.4 km
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:932 ft / 283 m
    Extra Loss:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:1.8 mi / 2.9 km
    Route:Taconic Crest Trail
    Trailhead:Madden Road TH  1375 ft / 419 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:882 ft / 268 m
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.5 km
    Route:Taconic Crest Trail
    Trailhead:Madden Road TH  1375 ft / 419 m
    Time Down:47 Minutes

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