Ascent of Alander Mountain on 2008-07-12

Climber: Micah Schneider

Others in Party:Aimee Bouchard
Date:Saturday, July 12, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Alander Mountain
    Elevation:2240 ft / 682 m

Ascent Trip Report

Came up Alander Mountain Trail from Mt. Washington State Forest HQ. Total elevation gain around 700 feet, which includes a slight dip down from the parking lot before you make the ascent to the main summit. If you include a visit to the nearby highpoint of Columbia County, NY (just on the state line), total elevation gain becomes about 800. The wild blueberries everywhere on the mountaintop were a pleasant reward, rivaled only by the views from this exposed summit. Signs say the trip is 3.5 miles one-way, but our GPS said 5.5 miles round trip.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Alander Mountain Trail
Descent Statistics

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