Ascent of Hunter Mountain on 2007-12-09
|Others in Party:||Marc Howes|
|Date:||Sunday, December 9, 2007|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||4040 ft / 1231 m|
Ascent Trip Reportmarc's pics:
exhausting steep hike up; no stabilicers; tall firetower at the summit but the door to the platform was locked; smoked shortly after leaving. the descent was so steep that we had to glissade(?) down for much of the way. i was terrified at first (complicated by the state of mind), and had no choice but to follow. i was freaked out for most of the descent, but an adrenaline rush actually kicked in and i was in a great mood for the next few hrs.
|Summary Total Data|
| Extra Gain:||2220 ft / 676 m|
| Distance:||4.1 mi / 6.6 km|
| Route:||Becker Hollow tr|
| Trailhead:||Rte 214 |
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble|
| Weather:||Cold, Breezy, Overcast|
| Time Up:||1 Hours 45 Minutes|
| Time Down:||1 Hours 5 Minutes|
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