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Ascent to Twin Mountain-Twin Mt. north/ south summit on 2007-08-04

Climber: Rich Zillig

Others in Party:Chris Zillig
Date:Saturday, August 4, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Point Reached:Twin Mountain - Twin Mt. north/ south summit
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3640 ft / 1109 m

Ascent Trip Report

After summiting Sugarloaf we rested at Pecoy Notch and started our climb up Twin Mt. This was by far the most grueling section of Mt. I hiked so far. I had to rock scramble on all 4's. There was also a part where we had to climb up grabbing on to a tree root. I'm glad to have had my son with me. He had to give me a helping hand on quite a few occasions.Stopped briefly at the northly mt. and then continued on to the better of the two views,the southern mt. This was our first time climbing two 3500ft. mts. Finished in good shape with no soreness or aches the next day. 5th 3500ft mt done.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4920 ft / 1498 m
    Elevation Loss:4920 ft / 1498 m
    Distance:4.4 mi / 7.1 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3280 ft / 999 m
    Extra Loss:1640 ft / 499 m
    Distance:2.2 mi / 3.5 km
    Route:Roaring Kill Tr./ Pecoy Notch Tr./ Devils Path
    Trailhead:Roaring Kill Trailhead  2000 ft / 609 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:3280 ft / 999 m
    Extra Gain:1640 ft / 499 m
    Distance:2.2 mi / 3.5 km
    Route:Devils Path / Pecoy Notch Tr./ Roaring Kill Tr.
    Trailhead:Roaring Kill Trailhead  2000 ft / 609 m



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