Ascent of Lyon Mountain on 2012-05-26
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Saturday, May 26, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||3820 ft / 1164 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI used the Michael Schwartz Trip Report to access Lyon Mountain. I started up the trail and completely missed the sign-in kiosk that takes you up the "new" trail. I followed the red disks and climbed up the "old" trail. It is not a bad trail, steep in places but very direct in going to the summit. Coming down I found the "new" trail. The "new" trail is not in great shape it is boggy in spots and it wanders all over the mountain adding about 1.5 miles each way to the hike. I liked the "old" trail better.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1900 ft / 579 m|
| Distance:||5.7 mi / 9.1 km|
| Route:||Michael Schwartz Route|
| Trailhead:||1920 ft / 585 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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