Ascent of Pharaoh Mountain on 2011-04-03
|Date:||Sunday, April 3, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||2556 ft / 779 m|
Ascent Trip ReportNice hike with John + Mike, but this was a lazy day that I wasn't meant to hike. The views were very stunning. I was tired as hell on this one, my blood pumping throughout the hike. All i wanted to do was take a nap the whole time. I thought the hike was going to be like 4mi RT and didnt realize we were doing something like 10mi until i was half way into it, on the way back no less. I didn't bother to pay attention or read or anything. Still needed snowshoes, wore my MSRs. Mike didn't bring his shoes and was postholing, but i didnt feel bad for him because he's in shape and a toughguy 46er so he could deal. I just wasn't into this hike, I think i blimped up too much this winter, too many ho-ho's, and also was a bit bored, though I enjoyed the company my mind was elsewhere - at home, sitting on the couch playing nintendo.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1390 ft / 424 m|
| Distance:||10 mi / 16.1 km|
| Route:||Pharaoh Mountain Trail|
| Trailhead:||North PA 1166 ft / 355 m|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles, Snowshoes|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
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