Ascent of Nippletop on 2010-05-10

Climber: Andy Cassier

Others in Party:Paul Eichas
Date:Monday, May 10, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4593 ft / 1399 m

Ascent Trip Report

Paul graduated, but couldn't resist the temptation to go back to the High Peaks...So when I called him, of course he was down for one more trip. Started from AMR, and eventually turned off the road. Elk Pass was a sheet of ice. Wintery conditions all over in points above the road. Elk Pass was really icy, and crampons probably would have helped. Got to the top after a while. Had great views of the Great Range.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3241 ft / 987 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Cold, Windy, Clear
Clear and cold
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3241 ft / 987 m
    Route:Elk Pass
    Trailhead:AMR Parking lot  1352 ft / 412 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Nippletop-Dial

Complete Trip Sequence:
2Dial Mountain2010-05-10
3Bear Den Mountain2010-05-10

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