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Ascent of Slide Mountain on 2006-04-21

Climber: Mark Ingersoll

Others in Party:Crew 813I
Dave Reilly
Egar
the Farting Dog
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, April 21, 2006
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Carpool
Peak:Slide Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4180 ft / 1274 m

Ascent Trip Report

I took a Boy Scout Crew to Summit Slide, Cornell, & Wittenberg which we did in two days. It rained all the way up the backside of Slide and, having arrived late, was dark by the time we made camp at the lean-to. Our crew was goig to Philmont in Aug 2006 so this was the closest and best place to show them what real elevation change was all about! They had a blast!
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1708 ft / 521 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Raining, Cool, Calm, Overcast
Rain until the summit, then overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1708 ft / 521 m
    Route:Slide Trail
    Trailhead:2472 ft / 753 m
    Time Up:4 Hours 
Descent Statistics



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