Ascent of Rockhouse Mountain on 2011-03-04

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Friday, March 4, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Rockhouse Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:1283 ft / 391 m

Ascent Trip Report

Third of four accents & geocaches. Snow was still frozen and crampons were yak-traks. Met deer at summit and rocky hangout on the lower southern summit.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:183 ft / 55 m
    Total Elevation Loss:393 ft / 119 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:183 ft / 55 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:Blue Trail, Bushwack
    Start Trailhead:Rte 116  1100 ft / 335 m
    Time:15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:393 ft / 119 m
    Distance:0.7 mi / 1.1 km
    Route:Bushwack, Rte 116 road walk
    End Trailhead:Rte 116  890 ft / 271 m
    Time:28 Minutes

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