Ascent of Panther Mountain on 2008-02-03

Climber: Thomas Dickson

Others in Party:Rich Zillig
Chris Zillig
Date:Sunday, February 3, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Panther Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3720 ft / 1133 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started at 7:55am finished at 2:40pm.Had to use crampons from start to finish. Ice on most of the trail. Trees were covered in ice part way up both summits. Snow on tres on summit. Saw a Snowshoe Rabbit on top of Giant Ledges. Nice views from all lookouts. Ice was falling off tress on the way down from summits and water was dripping off too. We had a great day on the mountain the day was a little cloudy at first but cleared up. Seen a total of 18 to 20 people on the Mt..
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1545 ft / 471 m
    Elevation Loss:0 ft / 0 m
    Distance:6.5 mi / 10.5 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1545 ft / 471 m
    Distance:3.2 mi / 5.2 km
    Route:Giant Ledge-Panther Mt. Trail
    Trailhead:Giant Ledges Parking Area  2175 ft / 662 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:0 ft / 0 m
    Distance:3.2 mi / 5.2 km
    Trailhead:Panther Mt. summit  3720 ft / 1133 m

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