Ascent of Balsam Mountain on 2013-12-24
|Date:||Tuesday, December 24, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||3600 ft / 1097 m|
Ascent Trip ReportMy winter summit for my Catskill 3500 (regular - 37/39) , My 7th Catskill 3500 winter summit (7/35). No views just summated with Cory O. took some pictures at the marker and left. Roughly 3 stream crossings plus the two bridges. We bushwhacked to avoid potentially falling in water and avoid elevation changes.
My 104th summit of the year including the 13 peaks done on different dates (same day summits only count once).
|Summary Total Data|
| Distance:||3.3 mi / 5.4 km|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground|
| Weather:||Snowing, Cold, Calm, Low Clouds|
| Distance:||0.8 mi / 1.3 km|
| Route:||Pine Hill West Branch|
| Time Up:||0 Days 0 Hours 20 Minutes|
| Distance:||2.5 mi / 4.1 km|
| Route:||PW to Oliverea-Mapledale to OM|
| Time Down:||0 Days 1 Hours 15 Minutes|
|Ascent Part of Trip: 12/24/13 (0 nights total away from roads)|
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