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Ascent of Red Hill on 2010-09-05

Climber: Thomas Spencer

Others in Party:SOLO
Date:Sunday, September 5, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Red Hill
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:2980 ft / 908 m

Ascent Trip Report

After finishing up the last of 18 towers in the Adirondacks yesterday, I headed south today to start my Catskill towers and try to finish this FTC before school starts up on Wednesday. What a difference between Adams and Red Hill. I was at the summit in 30 mins and stayed there for a while enjoying the large grassy area with the picnic tables and open ranger's cabin. Tower was also open with a pair of binoculars inside to get a better view of the surrounding area. Balsam Lake Mt. can easily be seen to the north, so I'll probably head there next. 19 down 4 to go.
Summary Total Data
    Distance:2.8 mi / 4.5 km
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy



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