Ascent of Blue Mountain on 2014-08-19

Climber: Michele Belanger

Others in Party:david belanger -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Blue Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3740 ft / 1139 m

Ascent Trip Report

So today was really a beautiful day, on the drive to the trail I was reading the book and had it in my head a pleasant walk some steep areas but HELL NO it was steep and sweaty! I do not think I will do this one again anytime soon and to top it off the dog crap on the sides of the trail smelled and had attracted flies most of the way up! What happened to "bag it up and carry it out" come on people if you bring your dog don't leave it on the side of the trail!!!Other than that a great day with the hubby as always <3
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1550 ft / 472 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:Trail off of rt.28/Blue Mountain
    Trailhead:Parking area  2190 ft / 667 m
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Beautiful 70ish day
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 25 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 8 Minutes

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