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Ascent of Whiteface Mountain on 2017-07-02

Climber: Crystal Davis

Others in Party:Dan Petit -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Sunday, July 2, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Whiteface Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4865 ft / 1482 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked up with Dan and Sammy via Connery Pond trail. We left our road bikes locked on the back of Blue Subie and Dad picked them up after we left. I liked the hike up the backside...it was a totally different flavor than the normal Wilmington Trail. The top section had a nice little rocky scramble.

We met Dad and his friends Steve and Bob at the summit, they biked up (well Bob biked part of the way, then rode down and got Dad's truck). Bob drove Dad's truck back down to the 4 corners in Wilmington. Sammy got in the truck with Bob. Dan, Dad, Steve, and I rode our road bikes down the access road down into Wilmington. Hike up, bike down. Total fun. And another trip up Whiteface and yet I still have never hiked back down a trail...

Start: 10:06AM
Junction: 11:06AM at 2.6 miles
Over to Lake Placid, back to junction: 11:21AM at 2.7 miles
Whiteface Brook lean-to: 3.9 miles at 12:02PM
Summit: 6.2 miles at 2:38PM
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3704 ft / 1128 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Bicycle, Ski Poles, Animal/Pet
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3704 ft / 1128 m
    Route:Connery Pond trail
    Start Trailhead:Connery Pond trail head  1161 ft / 353 m
    Time:4 Hours 22 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    End Trailhead:Whiteface Summit  



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