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Ascent of Whiteface Mountain on 2009-10-12

Climber: Steve Fentner

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Monday, October 12, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Whiteface Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4865 ft / 1482 m

Ascent Trip Report

Good moderate climb over Marble Mountain. Then steady to Summit. Lots of rime ice above 4400. Got slippery the last mile or so. Break at Ester Junction and back to reservior.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:780 ft / 237 m
    Elevation Loss:3620 ft / 1103 m
    Distance:7.7 mi / 12.4 km
    Grade/Class:5
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Cool and Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:780 ft / 237 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:T82(Red)
    Trailhead:Summit Lookout Mountain  4085 ft / 1245 m
    Time Up:3 Hours 0 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:3620 ft / 1103 m
    Distance:5.2 mi / 8.4 km
    Route:T82(Red)
    Trailhead:Reservoir Willmington NY Parking  1245 ft / 379 m
    Time Down:4 Hours 37 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Whiteface (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Marble Mountain2009-10-12
2Lookout Mountain2009-10-12
3Whiteface Mountain2009-10-12



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