Ascent of Twin Mountain on 2013-12-31

Climber: Trevor Kent

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Twin Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3640 ft / 1109 m

Ascent Trip Report

45 minutes--Jimmy Dolan Notch
1 hour--summit of Indian Head
1:15--Jimmy Dolan Notch
1:30--summit Twin-South Peak
1:45--Summit Twin
3 hours--TH

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! This was number 99. 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). My 12th Catskill 3500 winter summit.

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
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.3 km
    Route:Devil's Path
    Trailhead:Twin - South Peak  
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
    Weather:Cool, Calm, White-out
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:0 Days 0 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:0 Days 0 Hours 30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 12/31/13 A (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Indian Head2013-12-31
2Twin Mountain-South Peak2013-12-31
3Twin Mountain2013-12-31
4Twin Mountain-South Peak2013-12-31

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