Ascent of Great Dune on 2016-08-14

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Sunday, August 14, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Great Dune
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:103 m / 339 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Access to the Great Dune's upper reaches is a difficult dodge thru thick briar on its south and thick brush on its north tho its upper reaches are an easier Indian Grass passage, while my bushwhack in shorts blooded my legs and left me avoiding the middle area to another time, the eastern summit area is an easy enough climb thru mostly open woods on its south while the more westerly height gives a more open sense of sand dune in a sea of grass; all in all a seemingly more easily winter accessed, by snowshoe height.
Great Dune 0.94 miles / 0:22 hours
Sub-peak 2.11 / 1:04
TH 4.56 / 2:02

With a hard crust of snow & the foliage down, it was an easy walk along the Great Dune's ridgeline following the way of an old road, now herd path!
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:87 m / 289 ft
    Elevation Loss:87 m / 289 ft
    Distance:7.3 km / 4.6 mi
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack
    Weather:Hot, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:39 m / 129 ft
    Extra Loss:24 m / 80 ft
    Distance:1.5 km / 0.9 mi
    Route:Red (R) Tr, Yellow (Y) Tr & Wac
    Trailhead:Willow St  88 m / 290 ft
    Time Up:22 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:63 m / 209 ft
    Extra Gain:48 m / 160 ft
    Distance:5.8 km / 3.6 mi
    Route:Wac, Blue (B), White, Y, Wac, Y, R, B & R Trails
    Trailhead:Willow St  88 m / 290 ft
    Time Down:1 Hours 40 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Jean André Laverdure
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