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Ascent of Gore Mountain on 2016-05-14

Climber: Justin Metzger

Others in Party:Solo
Date:Saturday, May 14, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Gore Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3563 ft / 1086 m

Ascent Trip Report

Solo hike to start off the Birthday. No one parked in the "beach" lake parking lot upon arrival at 7:15am. Signed in a the trail register and followed the blue marked trail all the way to the service road near the top. Little difficult at points to follow just because of the foliage on the ground from last fall still. Rather gradual trail most of the way until the service road which was considerably more steep. Not great views from the top, but fun to hang around on the ski lifts! No climbing the tower, there was a warning sign from the FCC about the signal strength.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2543 ft / 776 m
    Distance:10.2 mi / 16.4 km
    Route:Schaefer Trail
    Trailhead:43.69277, -73.990492  1020 ft / 310 m
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:1 Hours 48 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Hours 43 Minutes



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