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Ascent of Giant Mountain on 2012-05-19

Climber: Stewart McGuire

Others in Party:Peggy McGuire
Kimberly McGuire
Date:Saturday, May 19, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Giant Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4626 ft / 1410 m

Ascent Trip Report

Beautiful 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!
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:6 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:4 Hours 30 Minutes



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