Ascent of Esther Mountain on 2011-09-17
|Date:||Saturday, September 17, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||4239 ft / 1292 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWhiteface and Esther
Route = Wilmington-to-Whiteface Trail to Esther Trail to Esther and back, then to Whiteface
Distance of ascent (estimated) = 7.8 miles
Ascent hike time (including stops) = 4.5 hours
Cumulative elevation gain (estimate) = 3700 feet
Trailhead used = Reservoir Road in Wilmington
Comments: Good hike with nice plaque on Esther. On Whiteface you can see the great range off in the distance and Lake Placid down below. To the north if you look hard you can see a windmill farm. Interesting observatory on the peak as well. Another nice thing is you can have a hot lunch in the Castle, which we did. We had pizza and a panini.
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| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Whiteface-Esther|
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