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Ascent of Overlook Mountain on 2010-12-31

Climber: Ed Wandall

Others in Party:The Great Explorer
Date:Friday, December 31, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Overlook Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3140 ft / 957 m

Ascent Trip Report

Nice brisk morning. The Greatexplorer had a bad back, so she bailed out after 1/2 mile. The path was mostly plowed all the way to the ruins. The hike up to the fire tower was on mostly packed snow with a little postholing. Lots of people on the mountain this day. Took advantage of the good conditions to trail run back to the car.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1390 ft / 423 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route:Old road to the Overlook Hotel
    Trailhead:Trailhead parking lot  1750 ft / 533 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Cold
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:30 Minutes



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