Ascent of Misery Mountain on 2012-07-31

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Misery Mountain
    Location:USA-Massachusetts/New York
    Elevation:2683 ft / 817 m

Ascent Trip Report

... hike up to NY/MA border was near level, clear & wide sailing becoming a steep climb to the Taconic Crest Trail which is much overgrown at this time of year. The trail heading north crosses a series of knobs offering glancing views east and west along the way, tho the PB coordinates are somewhat off southwest below climb to summit (N 42° 39.321 W 73° 17.891).
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2194 ft / 668 m
    Elevation Loss:2194 ft / 668 m
    Distance:8.5 mi / 13.7 km
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1844 ft / 562 m
    Extra Loss:450 ft / 137 m
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.3 km
    Route:Mattison Hollow Tr & Taconic Crest Tr
    Trailhead:Mattison Hollow Road  1289 ft / 392 m
    Time Up:3 Hours 18 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1744 ft / 531 m
    Extra Gain:350 ft / 106 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:Taconic Crest Tr & Mattison Hollow Tr
    Trailhead:Mattison Hollow Road  1289 ft / 392 m
    Time Down:2 Hours 2 Minutes

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