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Ascent of Blake Peak-South Peak on 2018-09-29

Climber: Timmy Johnson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, September 29, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Blake Peak-South Peak
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3937 ft / 1199 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started my hike at St Hubert’s parking area. Proceeded to hike down Lake Road until I got to the junction of the Gill Brook cutoff trail. I took this small trail to the Gill Brook trail. I hiked this trail until I got to the junction for the trail that leads to the summit of Colvin. I hiked this trail up to Colvin and proceeded to go further down this trail to Blake. After descending and ascending from the steep cul in between the two peaks, I proceeded to hike further past the summit of Blake because I had heard of a viewpoint on Southwest Blake Peak called “Lookout Rock”. After descending and ascending from another cul, I found this rock, but continued so I can summit this subpeak. Once I did, I retraced my steps back to Lookout Rock and took in the views there. I then retraced all of my steps on the same trail over Blake and Colvin and back down Gill Brook to Gill Brook cutoff to Lake Road again.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy to sunny, cool
Ascent Part of Trip: Colvin / Blake

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Colvin2018-09-29 
2Blake Peak2018-09-29 
3Blake Peak-South Peak2018-09-29 



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