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Ascent to Sunrise Mountain-1 mile north of summit on 2013-11-15

Climber: Greg Saltsman

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, November 15, 2013
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Sunrise Mountain - 1 mile north of summit
    Location:USA-New Jersey
    Elevation:1420 ft / 432 m
    Remaining Elevation:233 ft / 71 m (2% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Attempted a day hike out and back from High Point. Made it to one mile north of the summit before reaching my mandatory turn around time. Wanted to avoid a hike out in the dark. The trail was hard enough to see in some areas in the daylight with the leaves down. Came back the next day and summited from the south at Culvers Gap.
Summary Total Data
    Distance:14.8 mi / 23.8 km
    Route:Appalachian Trail
    Trailhead:Rt 23 AT parking lot  
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Part of Trip: 2013 NJ AT hike

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1High Point2013-11-15
2(Attempt) Sunrise Mountain2013-11-15
3Culver Ridge2013-11-16
4Sunrise Mountain2013-11-16



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