Ascent of Beech Mountain on 2011-11-05

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Saturday, November 5, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Beech Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3118 ft / 950 m

Ascent Trip Report

Previous Fred Lobdell report (5-5-02) of Flynn Trails' T-Junction with unblazed Woods Road just beyond pair of gates as leading to highest summit contours was right-on. At near height of road Doubletop and Slide are easily seen on the eastern horizon while Beech Mtn summit beckons to about 500 yards away.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:968 ft / 295 m
    Total Elevation Loss:968 ft / 295 m
    Round-Trip Distance:6.7 mi / 10.7 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:968 ft / 295 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:Flynn Trail, Woods Road & Bushwack
    Start Trailhead:Beech Mountain Road  2150 ft / 655 m
    Time:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:968 ft / 295 m
    Distance:3.7 mi / 6 km
    Route:Bushwack, Woods Rd, & Flynn, Big Rock, Quick Lake
    End Trailhead:Beech Mountain Road  2150 ft / 655 m
    Time:2 Hours 29 Minutes

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