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Ascent of Scofield Ridge on 2011-02-12

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Saturday, February 12, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Scofield Ridge
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:1540 ft / 469 m

Ascent Trip Report

The trail and snow conditions were perfect to glide snowshoes over crust bushwacking while crampons in trail and open country worked nicely on the way up. We were two looping the peaks around Beacon Reservoir - South Beacon Mtn / Scofield Ridge / North Scofield Ridge / and down to the Reservoir to summit North Beacon returning back to RR Incline with a bit of sunshine finally.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2265 ft / 689 m
    Elevation Loss:2265 ft / 689 m
    Distance:7.3 mi / 11.7 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles, Snowshoes
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1515 ft / 461 m
    Extra Loss:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:2.2 mi / 3.6 km
    Route:Red Trail / White Trail / Bushwack
    Trailhead:Rte 9D Beacon Incline RR TH  225 ft / 68 m
    Time Up:2 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2065 ft / 629 m
    Extra Gain:750 ft / 228 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8.1 km
    Route:Bushwack / Ridge Trail / Bushwack / Road / Red Tra
    Trailhead:Rte 9D Beacon Incline RR TH  225 ft / 68 m
    Time Down:4 Hours 32 Minutes



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