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Ascent of Gothics on 2011-10-11

Climber: Thomas Spencer

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Gothics
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4734 ft / 1442 m

Ascent Trip Report

Had to work on Columbus Day which was absolutely gorgeous but luckily Tuesday was just as nice and I had that off. Planned on doing Gothics, Armstrong, and Upper Wolf Jaw but things never go quite as planned. I took the Orebed trail up and somewhere along the way I dropped a piece of gear and didn't realize it until I was almost to the summit of Gothics. Once there the views were incredible. I had lugged up my better camera and tripod and stayed on the summit snapping pictures for at least an hour. At that point I had decided it better to head back the way I came to save some time and recover my lost gear which I can happily say I did. A little over 14 miles up and back.
Summary Total Data
    Distance:14.2 mi / 22.8 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
65 and sunny in October!
Ascent Statistics
    Distance:6.8 mi / 10.9 km
    Trailhead:The Garden   
Descent Statistics
    Distance:7.4 mi / 11.9 km
    Trailhead:The Garden  



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