Ascent of Gore Mountain on 2012-05-06
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Sunday, May 6, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||3563 ft / 1086 m|
Ascent Trip Report65 degrees and sunny. Signs say 5.8 miles each way. Other sources have it between 4.5 and 5 miles. This trail offers it all. Different types of terrain and great views of the Roaring Brook for the first half of the hike, then a swampy section near a reservoir, finally steep climbing at the upper end of Cloud trail. A little over 5 hours total with lunch at the summit.
|Summary Total Data|
| Distance:||10 mi / 16.1 km|
| Route:||Schaffer Trail|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
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