Ascent of Goodman Mountain on 2017-02-19
|Others in Party:||Jim Haynor -- Trip Report or GPS Track|
|Date:||Sunday, February 19, 2017|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||2178 ft / 663 m|
Ascent Trip ReportMy buddy Jim drove up north from Georgia to join me in our annual winter hiking extravaganza, the 2017 edition. This time we decided to explore some other areas of the Adirondacks than we typically do, so, we drove up Route 30 to Tupper Lake to take on the Tupper Lake Triad, and, if all went well, we'd do them in one day! (for you youngsters out there, that may not seem like a big deal, but for us old farts, it's not a bad day's effort).
This was the second of three peaks we would attempt today. The first 1 mile of this trail is a pretty gradual grade pretty much straight into the woods. Then you break away from the old road and into the woods, an at that point the grade steepens to a moderate pitch. Several steeper pitches are encountered closer to the summit, which, is not completely in the open, but, it does offer some very nice views toward the south and west especially.
This is a great hike for kids and pets.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||570 ft / 173 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||3.4 mi / 5.5 km|
| Trailhead:||1608 ft / 490 m|
| Quality:||2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles, Snowshoes|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
Partly cloudy, warm - 40's
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Douglas Fortman
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