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Ascent of Mount Minsi on 2019-08-11

Climber: Ed Wandall

Others in Party:CCFlyer
Date:Sunday, August 11, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Minsi
    Location:USA-Pennsylvania
    Elevation:1461 ft / 445 m

Ascent Trip Report

I've actually been up Minsi and Tammany a bunch of times, but wanted to save adding it for a longer trip. CCFlyer needed to test out his kit for a long hike he was doing on the Pacific Crest Trail in Washington State, so we felt a nice hike on the uneven Appalachian Trail in PA would be a good test. Dropped a car at Wind Gap, and parked at Water Gap. Totals came out to 14.92 miles, 7 hours 12 minutes, 2,215 elevation gain. Tagged Minsi, Lunch Rocks and Wolf Rocks. CCFlyer was a man on a mission, and had me huffing and puffing to keep up!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2215 ft / 675 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1715 ft / 522 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2215 ft / 675 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 961 ft / 293 m; Extra: 1254 ft / 382m
    Loss on way in:1254 ft / 382 m
    Distance:14.9 mi / 24 km
    Start Trailhead:Delaware Water Gap, PA Parking  500 ft / 152 m
    Time:7 Hours 12 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:461 ft / 140 m
    End Trailhead:Wind Gap AT Parking  1000 ft / 304 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Water to Wind

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Minsi2019-08-112215 ft / 675 m
2Lunch Rocks2019-08-11 
3Kittatinny Mountain-Wolf Rocks2019-08-11 
Total Trip Gain: 2215 ft / 675 m    Total Trip Loss: 1715 ft / 523 m



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