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Ascent of Big Indian Mountain on 2013-09-24

Climber: Vic Hanson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Big Indian Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3700 ft / 1127 m

Ascent Trip Report

The Biscuit Brook TH is on Hwy 47 that runs thru the the middle of the Catskills, between Hwy 55 and Hwy 28. I went up through Grahamsville and Claryville from the south, and left through Big Indian on the North.

Went to the summit, and beyond about 1/2 mile. The summit trail is an unmarked use trail off to the right, about 1/3 mile after you reach the ridge and turn north toward the summit. If you start going seriously downhill, you missed it.

GPS Track http://www.strava.com/activities/85160116
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2277 ft / 693 m
    Elevation Loss:2277 ft / 693 m
    Distance:9.8 mi / 15.8 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1744 ft / 531 m
    Extra Loss:133 ft / 40 m
    Distance:4.4 mi / 7.2 km
    Route:Biscuit Brook Train
    Trailhead:Biscuit Brook TH  2089 ft / 636 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 52 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2144 ft / 653 m
    Extra Gain:533 ft / 162 m
    Distance:5.4 mi / 8.7 km
    Route:Biscuit Brook Train
    Trailhead:Biscuit Brook TH  2089 ft / 636 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 55 Minutes



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