Ascent of Basin Mountain on 2012-06-23

Climber: Nicolas Charest

Others in Party:Guy.
Date:Saturday, June 23, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Basin Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4826 ft / 1470 m

Ascent Trip Report

With Guy. Left at 7h45 under a warm sun from the Garden trailhead. Got just below Haysack Mountain under rain, wind, hail, thunder and lightening. Were drenched with cold hands and hanging to lightening rods. Forfeithed Haysack. Continued on to Basin. Reached Basin`s top under the sun and no wind!! Hiked out and slept at Johns Brook Lodge, 3.5 miles up the trailhead. Got in at 20h30. 13h hike that day. Hiked out the next morning.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Hut Camp
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Sun, wind, hail, thunder, lightening.

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