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Ascent of Rocky Peak Ridge on 2019-09-18

Climber: David Darby

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Rocky Peak Ridge
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4390 ft / 1338 m

Ascent Trip Report

Summary: Drove up from NYC and parked at the Giant Mountain trailhead (44.138446, -73.743848). Hiked up to Giant Mountain, over to Rocky Peak, back to Giant Mountain and back down to the car. Here's the details:

12:40 - Park on Rt 73 (there are painted parking spots here and outhouses). Change, pack safety gear, food, etc.
12:50 - Depart trailhead
?:?? - Pass the washbowl
?:?? - Pass Nubble trail intersection
14:16 - Rocky Peak Ridge trail intersection
14:21 - Giant Mountain summit (1:31 ascent)
14:29 - Depart Giant summit
14:32 - Rocky Peak Ridge trail intersection
15:11 - Rocky Peak Summit (0:42 mins)
15:52 - Rocky Peak Ridge trail intersection
15:56 - Giant Mountain summit (0:45 mins)
16:05 - Depart Giant Mountain summit
16:09 - Rocky Peak Ridge trail intersection
17:07 - Nubble trail intersection
17:09 - Washbowl
17:30 - Finished (1:25 descent - with a couple stops on the descent)
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:660 ft / 201 m
    Total Elevation Loss:896 ft / 273 m
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Descent (To Destination) Statistics
    Gain on way in:660 ft / 201 m
    Loss on way in:896 ft / 273 m
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.2 km
    Route:Rocky Peak trail
    Start Trailhead:Giant Mountain summnit  4626 ft / 1410 m
    Time:42 Minutes
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: 2019-09-18 - Giant

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Giant Mountain2019-09-183267 ft / 996 m
2Rocky Peak Ridge2019-09-18660 ft / 201 m
3Giant Mountain2019-09-181046 ft / 319 m
Total Trip Gain: 4973 ft / 1516 m    Total Trip Loss: 4973 ft / 1516 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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