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Ascent of Virgil Mountain on 2011-03-20

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Sunday, March 20, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Virgil Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:2132 ft / 649 m

Ascent Trip Report

Day's fourth of four peaks. The morning's hard crust is soft with all the day's postholing. Still with poles not so soft can't detour to geocache on the way back. Then straight down closed chairlift slope to lodge and a warm chowder supper. It's night now and main slopes are lit, being skied and with skiers lifting upward bound. Ski Mountains are great to hike around.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:784 ft / 239 m
    Elevation Loss:784 ft / 239 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:784 ft / 239 m
    Distance:1.9 mi / 3 km
    Route:Closed Ski Trails, Finger Lakes Tr, Bushwack
    Trailhead:Greek Peak Mtn Resort  1348 ft / 410 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:784 ft / 239 m
    Distance:2.1 mi / 3.4 km
    Route:Finger Lakes Tr, Closed Ski Trails
    Trailhead:Greek Peak Mtn Resort  1348 ft / 410 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 32 Minutes



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