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Ascent to Slide Mountain-Slide Mt. summit on 2007-06-30

Climber: Rich Zillig

Others in Party:Chris Zillig
Date:Saturday, June 30, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Point Reached:Slide Mountain - Slide Mt. summit
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4180 ft / 1274 m

Ascent Trip Report

Beautiful day hike. First summit for the ultimate goal of the 3500 Club. My son Chris is also working on his hiking merit badge. Hiked a lot of the Catskills in the 80's and am now doing it with my son. This time is much more rewarding. We had a lot of bird life and even had some life birds. Also had two differant kinds of Admiral Butterflies. Both equally beautiful. Finished the hike strong and am ready for the next one.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:5340 ft / 1627 m
    Elevation Loss:5340 ft / 1627 m
    Distance:7 mi / 11.3 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3560 ft / 1085 m
    Extra Loss:1780 ft / 542 m
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Route:Phonecia East Branch/ Curtis Ormsbee/ Long Path
    Trailhead:Slide Mt Trailhead/ Slide Mt. Road  2400 ft / 731 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:3560 ft / 1085 m
    Extra Gain:1780 ft / 542 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:Red Trail/ Phonecia East Branch
    Trailhead:Slide Mt. Trailhead/ Slide Mt. Road  2400 ft / 731 m



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