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Ascent of The Trapps on 2017-07-13

Climber: Greg Saltsman

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, July 13, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:The Trapps
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:1300 ft / 396 m

Ascent Trip Report

From Eagle Cliff summit: Took Eagle Cliff Rd to Eagle Cliff Descent Path down to Short Woodland Drive right to Long Woodland Drive then short bushwhack down ridge to Old Minnewaska Drive. Picked up the Overcliff Rd and hiked that to start of short bushwhack up to the top of the ridge where I found an unmarked trail that took me right to the high point. Great views of Sky Top and Eagle Cliff from here.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Loss:134 ft / 40 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Descent (To Destination) Statistics
    Loss on way in:134 ft / 40 m
    Distance:2.6 mi / 4.2 km
    Route:see TR
    Start Trailhead:Eagle Cliff summit  1434 ft / 437 m
    Time:1 Hours 6 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:1.9 mi / 3.1 km
    Route:short bushwhack- Overcliff Rd- Undercliff Rd
    End Trailhead:West Trapps parking area  
    Time:45 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 2017 Gunks hike

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Sky Top2017-07-13602 ft / 183 m
2Eagle Cliff2017-07-130 ft / 0 m
3The Trapps2017-07-130 ft / 0 m
Total Trip Gain: 602 ft / 183 m



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