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Ascent of Big Crow Mountain on 2019-06-29

Climber: Crystal Davis

Others in Party:Dan Petit
Date:Saturday, June 29, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Big Crow Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:2815 ft / 858 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked loop of Big Crow and Little Crow starting at Crow Clearing with Dan. Nice loop, good views. Hiked Big Crow, Little Crow, then walked back up O'Toole Road to the parking lot at Crow Clearing. At the summit of Little Crow we split up; I followed the blue trail and Dan went back to the main red trail. This side trail wasn't on AllTrails, however, it was on my Adirondack Park hiking map so I was confident it would rejoin the main trail as it showed on the map. Dan said he saw a huge group on Canadians on the main trail whereas I didn't see anyone else on my trail. Just before the summit of Little Crow, we met a gentleman and two dogs. He had a dog that looked like Sammy, but it turned out to be a Boykin Spaniel; neither of us had ever met one, I'd only seen them on television in the past. It was a 5 year old little girl named Boo and she was like a tall, muscular cocker spaniel. Dan fell in love and said he'd like one of those someday!

Start: 10:47AM
Big Crow: 11:19AM at 0.8 miles
Left at: 11:21AM
Little Crow: 11:49AM
Road: 12:28PM at 2.2 miles
Car: 1:00PM at 3.6 miles
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:607 ft / 185 m
    Total Elevation Loss:335 ft / 102 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:607 ft / 185 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Route:Big Crow to Little Crow to O'Toole Road loop
    Start Trailhead:2208 ft / 672 m
    Time:32 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:335 ft / 102 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    End Trailhead:2480 ft / 755 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Big Crow & Little Crow (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Big Crow Mountain2019-06-29607 ft / 185 m
2Little Crow Mountain2019-06-29604 ft / 184 m
Total Trip Gain: 1211 ft / 369 m    Total Trip Loss: 1211 ft / 369 m



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