Ascent of Brace Mountain-South Peak on 2012-08-07

Climber: David Darby

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Brace Mountain-South Peak
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:2303 ft / 701 m

Ascent Trip Report

01:47 - Parked at small parking lot at the MA/CT State Line on Mt. Washington rd.
02:00 - Summit, Round Mtn.
02:12 - Summit, Mount Frissell
02:18 - Summit, Mount Frissell-South Peak (CT high point)
02:23 - Tri-state marker
02:26 - "Ashley Hill Trail" intersection
02:33 - Saddle/intersection just below Brace Mountain-North
02:35 - Summit, Brace Mountain-North
02:43 - Summit, Brace Mountain
02:53 - Summit, Brace Mountain-South
(Bushwhack down stream bed - probably not a good idea)
03:20 - Back on the trail (South Taconic trail ?)
03:42 - Back at the car/done.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Loss:496 ft / 151 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.4 mi / 5.5 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Descent (To Destination) Statistics
    Loss on way in:56 ft / 17 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:Taconic Trail
    Start Trailhead:Brace Mtn  2359 ft / 719 m
    Time:10 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:440 ft / 134 m
    Distance:2.8 mi / 4.5 km
    Route:Bushwhack / Taconic Trail / Mt. Washington road
    End Trailhead:State line Parking lot  1863 ft / 567 m
    Time:39 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 2012-08-08-Frissell

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Round Mountain2012-08-07409 ft / 125 m
2Mount Frissell2012-08-07213 ft / 65 m
3Mount Frissell-South Slope2012-08-070 ft / 0 m
4Brace Mountain-North Peak2012-08-0782 ft / 25 m
5Brace Mountain2012-08-0782 ft / 25 m
6Brace Mountain-South Peak2012-08-070 ft / 0 m
Total Trip Gain: 786 ft / 240 m    Total Trip Loss: 496 ft / 151 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by David Darby
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