Ascent of Cascade Mountain on 2013-12-13
|Date:||Friday, December 13, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||4098 ft / 1249 m|
Ascent Trip Report11:00 am Started at Cascade Porter TH
12:00 pm Lookout
12:05 pm Cascade/Porter Junction
12:25 pm Summated Porter
12:35 pm Left Porter's summit
1:00 pm Cascade/Porter Junction
1:10 pm Summated Cascade
1:20 pm Cascade/Porter Junction
1:30 pm Break at lookout
1:40 pm End of break
2:25 pm Finished at Cascade Porter TH
While I am working on my 46ers (35/46) my friend Niels is working to get to the half way point before his study abroad program ends and he goes back to Denmark. I repeated Cascade (11 for Niels) and Porter (10 for Niels) with the thought that if we had extra time we could at least add Pitchoff for my ADK 100 highest. But we decided that we had such a good day and that we didn't want to over do it and that it could be saved for another day.
With the wind chill it was about a zero degree feel day with snow and sunshine. Beautiful. While on the summit of Porter, Cascade's summit disappeared in the clouds but the extreme winds quickly removed the clouds by the time we got there. Both summits had beautiful views but Cascade was so windy that we stayed just long enough to get some pictures and head out.
There was about 4 inches of snow on the summits and no less then an inch at the trail head.
|Summary Total Data|
| Distance:||2.4 mi / 3.9 km|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground|
| Gear Used:||Crampons|
| Weather:||Snowing, Frigid, Extremely Windy, Clear|
About a zero degree feel day with snow and sunshine. Beautiful.
| Distance:||0.3 mi / 0.5 km|
| Route:||Trail 90|
| Trailhead:||Cascade/Porter Junction |
| Time Up:||0 Days 0 Hours 10 Minutes|
| Distance:||2.1 mi / 3.4 km|
| Route:||Trail 90|
| Trailhead:||Cascade Porter TH |
| Time Down:||0 Days 0 Hours 55 Minutes|
|Ascent Part of Trip: 12/13/13 (0 nights total away from roads)|
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