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Ascent of Peekamoose Mountain on 2010-09-02

Climber: Mark Hadz

Date:Thursday, September 2, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Peekamoose Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3843 ft / 1171 m

Ascent Trip Report

Decided to do both Peekamoose and Table in one trip, and parked the car off Peekamoose Road (aka Rt 42). Unfortunately the views near the top are not stellar as both mountains contain full tree-lines, so the views are simply a collection of openings in the trees off several cliffs. Heck, I never even found the USGS markers on either mountain. I hiked as far as the lean-to on Table Mountain, so the total trip was 10.2 miles according to the trail map. Only ran into one other hiker on the trip, a fellow New Jerseyan. These are easy peaks to bag, but not much there worth writing home about.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2543 ft / 775 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy
hot, humid, few clouds, very sunny
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2543 ft / 775 m
    Route:Peekamoose Trail
    Trailhead:1300 ft / 396 m
Descent Statistics



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