Ascent of Macomb Mountain on 2011-06-04
|Others in Party:||Denise|
|Date:||Saturday, June 4, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||4370 ft / 1331 m|
Ascent Trip ReportDenise, Val, Steve, Nancy and I hiked at Dix Range on 6/4/2011. Since I hiked to E Dix from Rt73, I was thiking to skip it. 5 hikers including me went to Macomb first, then, South Dix. We started to hike 6:40am or so and reached to South Dix around 9AM which was really good steady pace hike. At this point, I told other hikers I will skip E Dix and I started solo hike to cover the rest of peaks, Hough, Dix Peak. I reached to Dix Peak at 5 min before noon. I spent 30-35min at the summit to eat lunch and fruit dessert. Then, I hiked out to Beckhorn, then, took foot trail to go back to Elk Lake. I think I spent 8.5 hours for this hike. It was beautiful day hike and I enjoyed 360 degree views from the summit.
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| Trailhead:||Elk Lake Trail TH |
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Cool, Breezy, Clear|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Dix Range Hike|
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