Ascent of Hunter Mountain-Southwest Peak on 2012-02-04

Climber: John Sasso

Others in Party:Hiking Mates
Date:Saturday, February 4, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Hunter Mountain-Southwest Peak
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3740 ft / 1139 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hike of SW Hunter and Westkill Mountains in the Catskills, on 2/4/2012. The trail going up Westkill was extremely icy and warranted crampons.

Round-trip: 15 mi
Elevation Gain: 3500 ft
Duration: 9.5 hrs
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3500 ft / 1066 m
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3500 ft / 1066 m
    Distance:15 mi / 24.1 km
    Route:From Diamond Notch
    Trailhead:Diamond Notch trailhead  240 ft / 73 m
    Time Up:9 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics

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