Ascent of Cascade Mountain on 2012-05-27

Climber: Matthew Ledwith

Others in Party:Ruud van den Boom <5724>
Chris Breslin
Agata Wadowska
John Rullan
Date:Sunday, May 27, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Carpool
Peak:Cascade Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4098 ft / 1249 m

Ascent Trip Report

with John Rullan, Agata Wadowska, Chris Breslin, Ruud Van Den Boom
Beautiful clear day ~85F
10am - Left parking lot on Rte 73 in Keene, NY. Trying out my new Scarpa boots. Slowing going, hot and humid. Lots of people on the trail.
12:30pm - Summit Porter
Met some locals who identified the view. Suggested Big Slide as the next hike via the Brothers. Small snack and coconut water.
12:55pm - Left Porter Summit
1:45pm - Summit Cascade
Large holiday crowd. Ate lunch facing west towards Mount Van Hoevenberg and a spectacular High Peaks view. Took short nap and sun bathed.
2:30pm - Left Cascade Summit
4:00pm - Left trail, back at car.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1940 ft / 592 m
    Elevation Loss:1940 ft / 592 m
    Distance:4.8 mi / 7.7 km
    Weather:Hot, Breezy, Clear
A little humid until we reached the alpine zone where it cooled down considerably in the wind. Gorg
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1940 ft / 592 m
    Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Route:Green Blazed Trail to Trail Junction with Porter a
    Trailhead:Route 73 TH  2158 ft / 657 m
    Time Up:2 Hours 35 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1940 ft / 592 m
    Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Route:Green Blazed Trail
    Trailhead:Route 73 TH  2158 ft / 657 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Cascade and Porter

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Porter Mountain2012-05-27 a
2Cascade Mountain2012-05-27 b

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