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Ascent of Slide Mountain on 2016-03-07

Climber: Christopher Higgins

Others in Party:Bill Nowak
Paul Vnucenski
Sal Villani
Eric Schmidt
Nick Scaramuzzo
Date:Monday, March 7, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Slide Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4180 ft / 1274 m

Ascent Trip Report

6 people in our group. Unseasonably warm, mid 40's in am, up to near 60. Clear, breezy near the summit. Very little snow on the ground. Ice on the trail above 3500', had to use microspikes. Saw several other groups and some solos as well. Up and down in 3:57 without incident.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1807 ft / 551 m
    Elevation Loss:1807 ft / 551 m
    Distance:6.7 mi / 10.8 km
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
unseasonably warm and clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1807 ft / 551 m
    Distance:3.9 mi / 6.3 km
    Route:Curtis-Omsbee
    Trailhead:Slide parking area  2373 ft / 723 m
    Time Up:2 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1807 ft / 551 m
    Distance:2.8 mi / 4.6 km
    Route:Red Blazed Trail
    Trailhead:Slide parking area  2373 ft / 723 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 28 Minutes



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