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Ascent of Goodman Mountain on 2015-12-28

Climber: Lawrence Cathcart

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Monday, December 28, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Goodman Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:2178 ft / 663 m

Ascent Trip Report

Arrived at the trailhead at 10 am after leaving Coney Mountain, signed in and started hiking. Nice gradual ascent on a well designed and well marked trail. The 2 trail heads are only a mile or 2 apart. The first .7 of the 1.6 mile hike are on an old road that was paved at one time. The turnoff into the woods is clearly marked. The remaining .9 is a pleasant hike through primarily hardwood forests.

Spectacular 180 degree view from the summit. Another good "bang for the buck" hike.

This was the second of the new "Tupper Lake Triad" mountains that I hiked.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:581 ft / 177 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Clear
Overcast but clear. The sun broke through occasionally. Cold - about 20F. Great visibility
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:581 ft / 177 m
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.6 km
    Route:Marked trail
    Trailhead:1597 ft / 486 m
    Time Up:25 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:27 Minutes



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