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Ascent of Iroquois Peak on 2014-10-05

Climber: Crystal Davis

Others in Party:Dan Petit
Date:Sunday, October 5, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Iroquois Peak
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4843 ft / 1476 m

Ascent Trip Report

Top of Iroquois was intense. I had to belly flop on going up one rock wall right at the top. Then I saw people after me take a little go-around on to the vegetation to avoid said wall. I normally am pretty dedicated to staying off the alpine vegetation, but I have to admit for safely sake, I took the go-around path on my way down :(
Summary Total Data
    Round-Trip Distance:2.2 mi / 3.5 km
    Route:Van Hoevenberg Trail to herd path
    Trailhead:ADK Loj  
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Part of Trip: Algonquin, Iroquois & Wright (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Algonquin Peak2014-10-052936 ft / 895 m
2Boundary Peak2014-10-05 
3Iroquois Peak2014-10-05 
4Wright Peak2014-10-05 
Total Trip Gain: 2936 ft / 895 m    Total Trip Loss: 2936 ft / 895 m



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