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Ascent of Madison County High Point on 2011-03-20

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, March 20, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Madison County High Point
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:2140 ft / 652 m

Ascent Trip Report

Day's first of four peaks. Early morning's hard crust kept me up running, gliding across snow in my icebug shoes. Detour to geocache on the way up to a sunny, blue sky summit.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:290 ft / 88 m
    Total Elevation Loss:28 ft / 8 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:290 ft / 88 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 2 km
    Route:Morrow Mtn State Forest Rd, Bushwack
    Start Trailhead:Fire Tower Road  1850 ft / 563 m
    Time:43 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:28 ft / 8 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.2 km
    Route:Morrow Mtn State Forest Rd
    End Trailhead:Fire Tower Road  2112 ft / 643 m
    Time:12 Minutes



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