Ascent of Bennett Hill on 2011-02-26

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, February 26, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Bennett Hill
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:1135 ft / 345 m

Ascent Trip Report

Snowshoed & broke Green Trail to Yellow Trail Jct reaching summit plateau where skier tracks followed yellow trail loop in the earlier morning's fresh powder (exited a southern going blue trail?). Views all around plateau's edge, summit interior. With afternoon sun powder snow become sticky some, still an easy downhill jog back along across deer sign everywhere along the way.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:435 ft / 132 m
    Elevation Loss:435 ft / 132 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.9 km
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Snowshoes
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:435 ft / 132 m
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.6 km
    Route:Green & Yellow Trails, Bushwack
    Trailhead:Bennett Hill Road Preserve TH  700 ft / 213 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 34 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:435 ft / 132 m
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.2 km
    Route:Bushwack, Yellow & Green Trails
    Trailhead:Bennett Hill Road Preserve TH  700 ft / 213 m
    Time Down:45 Minutes

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