Ascent of Rocky Peak Ridge on 2002-09-13

Climber: Greg Saltsman

Others in Party:solo hike
Date:Friday, September 13, 2002
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Rocky Peak Ridge
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4390 ft / 1338 m

Ascent Trip Report

After the up and down hike over the Brothers, Big Slide and Yard yesterday, today I felt like I was on the Bataan Death March. This was a long, brutal hike with a lot of elevation gain and loss, but the views and colors up on the Ridge were well worth it.
Summary Total Data
    Distance:7.5 mi / 12.1 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Windy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Route:East Trail
    Trailhead:Rocky Peak Ridge-East summit  
Descent Statistics
    Distance:6.7 mi / 10.8 km
    Route:East Trail
    Trailhead:East trailhead on Rt.9  
Ascent Part of Trip: East Trail traverse

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Blueberry Cobbles2002-09-13
2Mason Mountain2002-09-13
3Bald Peak2002-09-13
4Rocky Peak Ridge-East Peak2002-09-13
5Rocky Peak Ridge2002-09-13

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