Ascent of Giant Mountain on 2013-04-04

Climber: Kurt Phaneuf

Others in Party:Justin Wixson (nephew)
Date:Thursday, April 4, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Giant Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4626 ft / 1410 m

Ascent Trip Report

The weather was spectacular for us as we hiked up the Zander Scott trail; the only real problem was a great deal of ice on the trail in spots. Even with spikes and snowshoes, some sections were tricky and slowed us down.

Fuller trail report and .gpx file to follow.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Snowshoes
    Weather:Cold, Windy, Clear
Temperatures were seasonal at the trailhead and blue skies made for great views. Winds on the summi

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