Ascent of Hunter Mountain on 1993-11-12

Climber: Ben Lostracco

Date:Friday, November 12, 1993
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Hunter Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4040 ft / 1231 m

Ascent Trip Report

This Hunter Mountain climb completes the Catskills 35-3500 Footers, the 1st was Blackhead, climbed on 1991-02-08. Rose and I made 4 trips to the Catskills, over a 3 year period (2-3days,1-8days and 1-7days)for a total of 21 days. Rose provided all of the necessary support while I did day trips. We stayed in Hotels and at David Mack`s summer home in Garfield Road, Hunter NY. David is from Valley Cottage,NY (outside of NY City). Rose and I met David,Chuck and Joan at the Twin Brook Lean-to in the Adirondacks on 1988-10-08,the following day we climbed Allen together.They were the ones who first told me about the Catskills 3500.

Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:540 ft / 165 m
    Elevation Loss:2140 ft / 652 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:540 ft / 165 m
    Route:Catskills, Trail from South West Hunter
    Trailhead:Rt 214  3500 ft / 1066 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2140 ft / 652 m
    Route:Trail to Rt 214
    Trailhead:Rt 214  1900 ft / 579 m

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