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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.

"TRAVEL FOR TRAVEL'S SAKE, THE GREAT AFFAIR IS TO MOVE"
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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