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Ascent to Giant Mountain-pond on 2001-12-29

Climber: Larry Kisielius

Date:Saturday, December 29, 2001
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Giant Mountain - pond
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3100 ft / 944 m
    Remaining Elevation:1526 ft / 466 m (10% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

about 2 miles up had to rescue man in his 40's with hypothermia. Assisted forest rangers in 3 hour rescue of man. In the end the man survived and the climb was abandoned
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Cold, Overcast



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