Ascent of Giant Mountain on 2012-05-19
|Others in Party:||Peggy McGuire|
|Date:||Saturday, May 19, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||4626 ft / 1410 m|
Ascent Trip ReportBeautiful day! Followed Ridge trail up. Loved the open rocks along the ridge. Great views of Dix Range and the Great Range! Could see that Mt. Marcy still had snow on one side of the upper slopes.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3050 ft / 930 m|
| Distance:||6 mi / 9.7 km|
| Route:||Ridge Trail|
| Trailhead:||Chapel Pond 1576 ft / 480 m|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
Sunny and Beautiful!
| Time Up:||6 Hours |
| Time Down:||4 Hours 30 Minutes|
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