Ascent of Giant Mountain on 2013-04-04
|Others in Party:||Justin Wixson (nephew)|
|Date:||Thursday, April 4, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||4626 ft / 1410 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThe 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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