Ascent of Peekamoose Mountain on 2012-10-12

Climber: Ethan Myers

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, October 12, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Peekamoose Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3843 ft / 1171 m

Ascent Trip Report

Took the regular DEC trail from Peekamoose Rd. quite a tiring hike, but not too difficult. First snow of the year in the Catskills while I was up there. Extremely windy on the summit my guess was at least 40 mph gusts. Nice view on the ridge right before the summit.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2643 ft / 806 m
    Distance:6.6 mi / 10.6 km
    Route:Peekamoose/Table Trail
    Trailhead:1200 ft / 365 m
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Extremely Windy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Hours 30 Minutes

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