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Ascent of Porter Mountain on 2014-04-18

Climber: Andrew Coates

Date:Friday, April 18, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Porter Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4068 ft / 1239 m

Ascent Trip Report

Did the extra .7mi from the junction with Cascade to hit the second 46er of the day. This was a pretty easy addition and it was nice to be all alone in the trail. The summit has some nice views, though not as good as Cascade. This was a terrific side trip though.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1960 ft / 597 m
    Trailhead:highway 73 trailhead  2108 ft / 642 m
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: Cascade/Porter (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Cascade Mountain2014-04-181940 ft / 591 m
2Porter Mountain2014-04-181960 ft / 597 m
Total Trip Gain: 3900 ft / 1188 m    Total Trip Loss: 1960 ft / 597 m



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