Ascent of Alander Mountain-Southwest Ridge on 2007-04-22

Climber: Steve Fentner

Date:Sunday, April 22, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Alander Mountain-Southwest Ridge
    Location:USA-New York/Massachusetts
    Elevation:2110 ft / 643 m

Ascent Trip Report

Contining on from Alander summit heading south on South Taconic to junction with Ashley Hill Trail. Headed north. Brook crossing was pretty sloppy. Maybe not possible if water was much higher. Across and headed north to Charcoal Pit Trail. CPT very sloppy to Alander Mountain Trail. On back to Ranger Station.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:100 ft / 30 m
    Elevation Loss:510 ft / 155 m
    Distance:7.5 mi / 12.1 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:0 ft / 0 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:South Taconic(Wht)
    Trailhead:Summit Alander Mountain  2110 ft / 643 m
    Time Up:20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:510 ft / 155 m
    Extra Gain:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:7.1 mi / 11.4 km
    Route:South Taconic(Wht)-Ashley Hill(Blu)-Charcoal Pit(x
    Trailhead:State Park Headquarters  1700 ft / 518 m
    Time Down:4 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: Alander1 (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Alander Mountain2007-04-22
2Alander Mountain-Southwest Ridge2007-04-22

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