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Ascent of Blackhead on 2006-03-11

Climber: Anthony Olivari

Date:Saturday, March 11, 2006
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Blackhead
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3940 ft / 1200 m

Ascent Trip Report

The descent along the Escarpment Trail on Blackhead's north face was covered in ice; do not attempt this without crampons in winter. This was a novice mistake on my part and a lesson learned the hard way.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1740 ft / 530 m
    Elevation Loss:1740 ft / 530 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Cool, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1740 ft / 530 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:Black Dome Range/Blackhead Mountain
    Trailhead:Big Hollow Road  2200 ft / 670 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1740 ft / 530 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:Escarpment/Batavia Kill
    Trailhead:Big Hollow Road  2200 ft / 670 m



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