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Ascent of Halcott Mountain on 2019-09-29

Climber: Marvin Warren

Date:Sunday, September 29, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Halcott Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3520 ft / 1072 m

Ascent Trip Report

What a way to finish the hike, and the 3500 Club! Laura and I missed the herd path on the way up, and so took a much more vertical route than necessary. Found a lot of chaga as a result, leaving it to grow because it takes ~20 years to reproduce. Took the herd path down, loving the hemlock groves along the ravine at the lower elevations. Lessons learned: the main route is just before the second stream crossing, and sometimes it's okay to find your own way.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Bushwhack
Ascent Part of Trip: Devil's Path OG (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Indian Head2019-09-28 
2Twin Mountain2019-09-28 
3Sugarloaf Mountain2019-09-28 
4Plateau Mountain2019-09-28 
5Hunter Mountain-Southwest Peak2019-09-28 
6West Kill Mountain2019-09-29 
7Saint Annes Peak2019-09-29 
8North Dome2019-09-29 
9Mount Sherrill2019-09-29 
10Halcott Mountain2019-09-29 



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