Ascent of Whiteface Mountain on 2004-09-18
|Others in Party:||Al Atkins|
|Date:||Saturday, September 18, 2004|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||4865 ft / 1482 m|
Ascent Trip ReportA day in the mountains don't get any better than this one. A beautiful late-summer day with blue skies, warm temps and outstanding views. Even all the tourists at Whiteface summit couldn't hamper this one. Talked to an older couple at the top who could not understand why we would want to walk up when we could have drove up. Soaked up the rays and the views at the summit for a good hour before we headed down the nasty steep descent on the Connery Pond Trail. My new favorite hike in the Adirondacks.
|Summary Total Data|
| Distance:||9.1 mi / 14.6 km|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Exposed Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles, Tent Camp|
| Nights Spent:||1 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Clear|
| Distance:||3.1 mi / 5 km|
| Route:||herd path-Wilmington Trail|
| Trailhead:||Esther summit |
| Distance:||6 mi / 9.7 km|
| Route:||Connery Pond Trail|
| Trailhead:||Connery Pond trailhead |
|Ascent Part of Trip: Whiteface traverse|
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