Ascent of Ampersand Mountain on 2008-09-19
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Friday, September 19, 2008|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||3314 ft / 1010 m|
Ascent Trip ReportSolo hike on Ampersand Mountain. Couldn't have asked for a better day, clear blue skies and mild temperatures made for great picture taking. The trail is on very enjoyable grade for quite some time, passing over several small brooks. You cross a bog over long board bridge which is very unique. Enjoyed a nice lunch and listened to NOAA Weather Radio on my Garmin Rino, as it came in crystal clear at the summit. A great little mountain with views of some nearby high peaks.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1775 ft / 541 m|
| Distance:||5.4 mi / 8.7 km|
| Route:||Ampersand Mountain Trail|
| Trailhead:||New York State Route 3 1539 ft / 469 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy|
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