Ascent of Second Brother on 2020-07-06
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Monday, July 6, 2020|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||3156 ft / 961 m|
Ascent Trip ReportInitially planned to do the Big Slide/Yard Mountain Loop but threw out Yard Mountain and made it an out-and-back in the interest of time. Arrived to the garden trailhead around 5:30 AM (note - there is a $10 fee to park at the top, or you can park in town 1.5 miles down the road. The trade-off, of course, is an additional mile and a half added to your hike).
Beautiful views of Keene Valley blanketed in fog from First Brother. Arrived at Big Slide at 7:30 after hitting each of the three Brothers peaks. Lots of muddy areas, especially after First Brother. Lots of intense uphill with stretches of rock scramble on the way up, making the way down a doozy on the knees, but all in all was very well worth it. Arrived back to trailhead at 9:30.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||170 ft / 51 m|
| Quality:||5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Open Country, Mud/Swamp, Scramble|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
| Gain on way in:||170 ft / 51 m|
| Distance:||0.2 mi / 0.4 km|
| Start Trailhead:||2986 ft / 910 m|
| Time:||8 Minutes|
|Ascent Part of Trip: bigslide|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 2712 ft / 827 m Total Trip Loss: 2712 ft / 827 m
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Ian Hazel
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