Ascent of Balsam Cap on 2008-04-20

Climber: Thomas Dickson

Others in Party:Rich Zillig & Chris Zillig
Date:Sunday, April 20, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Balsam Cap
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3623 ft / 1104 m

Ascent Trip Report

First time bushwacking for canisters. Went to Friday Mt. first then to Balsam Cap
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1543 ft / 471 m
    Elevation Loss:0 ft / 0 m
    Distance:16 mi / 25.7 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Calm, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1543 ft / 471 m
    Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Trailhead:Denning Rd.  2080 ft / 633 m
    Time Up:8 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:0 ft / 0 m
    Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Trailhead:Balsam Cap   3623 ft / 1104 m
    Time Down:8 Hours 

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