Ascent of Cascade Mountain on 2012-08-22

Climber: Matt Sedlak

Date:Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Cascade Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4098 ft / 1249 m

Ascent Trip Report

Beautiful day - parking area was full, lots of people on trail. Summitted Porter first with great views South to the High Peaks, then back to the junction and up to Cascade with great views North to Whiteface. Watched two ladies as they hula hooped on the top of Cascade summit
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:280 ft / 86 m
    Elevation Loss:1940 ft / 592 m
    Distance:2.7 mi / 4.3 km
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:280 ft / 86 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Route:Red Trail
    Trailhead:Jct btwn Porter & Cascade  3818 ft / 1163 m
    Time Up:15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1940 ft / 592 m
    Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Route:Red Trail
    Trailhead:Rte 73 PA  2158 ft / 657 m
    Time Down:2 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: ADK CaP

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Porter Mountain2012-08-22 a
2Cascade Mountain2012-08-22 b

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