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Ascent of Giant Mountain on 2012-07-25

Climber: Dennis Van Amburgh

Date:Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Giant Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4626 ft / 1410 m

Ascent Trip Report

Beautiful sunny day, tons of people heading up Giant as i was heading down. Not so many to RPR. The hike up Giant is not as bad as I thought it would be, but it is definately steep. The hike over to RPR was fairly easy, the ascent up RPR seemed short and was not steep. The ascent back up Giant though was definately tough, not just because of fatigue, it is steep. Views were incredible, especially from RPR. Overall great blood pumping hike.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3050 ft / 930 m
    Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Route:Zandar Scott
    Trailhead:Rt 73  1576 ft / 480 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Part of Trip: RPR (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Giant Mountain2012-07-25
2Rocky Peak Ridge2012-07-25



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