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Ascent of Brace Mountain-South Peak on 2011-10-16

Climber: Steve Fentner

Date:Sunday, October 16, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Brace Mountain-South Peak
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:2303 ft / 701 m

Ascent Trip Report

Up from Quarry Hill Rd TH. Good climb up ledges past the water fall. Large group passed near waterfall heading up. A little steep here along the edge but doesn't last long. Steady moderate climb to the summit and on to Brace MT, heading for tri-state marker, Frissell South Slope and Frissell summit.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1403 ft / 427 m
    Elevation Loss:0 ft / 0 m
    Grade/Class:Class 4
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Cool and Pleasant
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1403 ft / 427 m
    Distance:1.3 mi / 2.1 km
    Route:South Taconic(Wht)
    Trailhead:South Trailhead Parking  900 ft / 274 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:0 ft / 0 m
    Trailhead:Summit South Brace  2303 ft / 701 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Brace (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Brace Mountain-South Peak2011-10-16
2Brace Mountain2011-10-16
3Mount Frissell-South Slope2011-10-16
4Mount Frissell2011-10-16



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