Ascent of Twin Mountain-South Peak on 2013-12-31
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Tuesday, December 31, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Twin Mountain-South Peak|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||3580 ft / 1091 m|
Ascent Trip Report45 minutes--Jimmy Dolan Notch
1 hour--summit of Indian Head
1:15--Jimmy Dolan Notch
1:30--summit Twin-South Peak
Roughly 30 to 35 minutes in it got drastically steeper. Met a father-son pair who camped at the junction and did this as a loop. When I got to the view point of Twin's South peak all foot prints stopped and I made trail to the summit of Twin.
I hiked this looking to have summated all the Catskill high peaks and have summated 100 different peaks this year. I did it! Finishing with 101 different mountain summits and 115 season all summits (14 of the mountains I did twice this year but in a different season).
12.5 miles total on this day using two trail heads to knock out the core four eastern Devil's Path peaks.
|Summary Total Data|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground|
| Gear Used:||Crampons|
| Weather:||Snowing, Cold, Calm, White-out|
| Distance:||0.6 mi / 0.9 km|
| Route:||Devil's Path|
| Trailhead:||Jimmy Dolan Notch |
| Trailhead:||summit |
|Ascent Part of Trip: 12/31/13 A (0 nights total away from roads)|
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