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Ascent of Esther Mountain on 2010-05-17

Climber: Andy Cassier

Others in Party:Trevor Bena
Peter Edwards
Date:Monday, May 17, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Esther Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4239 ft / 1292 m

Ascent Trip Report

Picked up Trev at 6AM and high tailed it to the ASRC in Wilmington, where we met up with Big Pete. Imagine that, a chemistry major, and ChemE, and a MechE all go hiking together, what do you think they talked about? Forecast was warm with a 100% chance of science! Took the old marble mountain ski trail up. It kicked our asses. That is what happens when only one person in your group is in shape! Finally got to the top, and reached the Esther turnoff after a while. The plan was to do Whiteface too, but it was getting late. Found some old sheds and foundations of the old T-bar. After we finished, we jumped in the Ausable River and ended up at the Pub.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2599 ft / 793 m
    Route:Marble Mountain Ski Trail
    Trailhead:Atmospheric Science Research Center  1640 ft / 499 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Warm with a 100% chance of Scientific discussion!



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