Ascent of Snake Rocks on 2016-12-10

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Saturday, December 10, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Snake Rocks
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:1228 ft / 374 m

Ascent Trip Report

Woodstock Land Conservancy's Snake Rocks Preserve is reached from a small off-site parking area with a 20' right-of-way to a well-maintained loop trail that goes thru a 19th century bluestone quarry and quarry pond with scenic vistas; the kiosk at the start of the loop describes the sanctuary in verse --

Snake Rocks

slip away ...
imagine a Chinese hermitage
fallen into ruin
just like quarry stones
save for the goldfish
who rises from the still dark deep
to greet you with stupid innocence
which is the essence
of slapping outside of time.

this day will never come again
only you will know the difference.

-- Will Nixon
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:318 ft / 97 m
    Elevation Loss:318 ft / 97 m
    Distance:1.7 mi / 2.8 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:278 ft / 85 m
    Extra Loss:40 ft / 12 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Route:Yerry Hill Rd, Nordic Ln & Snake Rocks Tr
    Trailhead:Yerry Hill Road  990 ft / 301 m
    Time Up:29 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:278 ft / 85 m
    Extra Gain:40 ft / 12 m
    Distance:0.9 mi / 1.4 km
    Route:Snake Rocks Tr, Nordic Ln & Yerry Hill Rd
    Trailhead:Yerry Hill Road  990 ft / 301 m
    Time Down:35 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Jean André Laverdure
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