Ascent of Sugarloaf Mountain on 2011-01-02
|Others in Party:||Doug Garrity (L)|
|Date:||Sunday, January 2, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||3800 ft / 1158 m|
Ascent Trip Report(continuation of Plateau report):
1200 Started ascent from Mink Hollow col
Less snow on trail than Plateau, but more ice. Large ice waterfalls necessitated crampons on way down, but were able to bareboot it all the way up. Also noted spruce krummholz near top.
1330 Summit Sugarloaf. A white marker near summit faintly reads Sugarloaf 3,800', but we continued on a bit farther. On way down, took yellow-blazed side trail to beautiful viewpoint overlooking peaks to south.
1520 Arrive back at parking area
|Summary Total Data|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground|
| Gear Used:||Crampons, Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy|
40 F; cloudy in A.M., clearing to beautiful day
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