Ascent of Thomas Cole Mountain on 2010-09-03

Climber: Tomoko Nakajima

Others in Party:Solo Hike
Date:Friday, September 3, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Thomas Cole Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3940 ft / 1200 m

Ascent Trip Report

I stayed at North/South Lake Campground in Catskill, NY between 9/2-9/6 and I did multiple day hikes on 9/3-9/6 for 4 days.

Day-1 (9/3) is hiking at Windham Blackhead Range Wilderness to cover Black Dorm, Thomas Cole Mtn and Blackhead.

It took about 40min to drive to the trailhead of Black Dorm Range Tr from the campground.
Here is the short trip report:
9:10AM Hiking was started.
9:25AM 1st trail junc. (take right path (Red))
10:10AM 2nd trail junc. (take right path) (red)) toward Black Dome.
10:40AM Arrived at Black Dorm summit
11:05AM Arrived Thomas Cole summit
12:00PM Came back to the 2nd Tr Junc between Black Dorm and Blackhead.
12:35PM Arrived at Blackhead Mtn summit
1:50PM Left the summit
2:05PM Came back to the 2nd Tr Junc again
Around 3:30PM Came back to the parking Lot
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1770 ft / 539 m
    Trailhead:Big Hollow Rd  2170 ft / 661 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Drizzle, Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Part of Trip: Catskill-Sep2010

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Black Dome2010-09-031810 ft / 552 m
2Thomas Cole Mountain2010-09-031770 ft / 539 m
3Blackhead2010-09-031770 ft / 539 m
4Slide Mountain2010-09-041780 ft / 543 m
5Cornell Mountain2010-09-041460 ft / 445 m
6Wittenberg Mountain2010-09-04 
7Hunter Mountain2010-09-051957 ft / 596 m
8Hunter Mountain-Southwest Peak2010-09-051657 ft / 505 m
9Windham High Peak2010-09-061454 ft / 443 m
Total Trip Gain: 13658 ft / 4162 m    Total Trip Loss: 15798 ft / 4814 m

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