Ascent of Whiteface Mountain on 2014-02-08
|Date:||Saturday, February 8, 2014|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||4865 ft / 1482 m|
Ascent Trip ReportGreat trip with the Plattsburgh State Outing Club. It was freezing cold and we took refuge in the elevator shaft to re-coop, eat and warm up before summating. Two of us snowboarded down and one skied. The return trip was much less windy and clear. The views were beautiful.
*Skis in "Gear/Help Used" is really a snowboard
My first winter Adirondack 46er!
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||2345 ft / 714 m|
| Distance:||11 mi / 17.7 km|
| Route:||Whiteface Veterans Memorial Highway|
| Trailhead:||Whiteface Veterans Memorial Highway Tollhouse 2520 ft / 768 m|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Snow on Ground|
| Gear Used:||Crampons, Skis, Snowshoes|
| Weather:||Frigid, Extremely Windy, Low Clouds|
Extremely cold, cloudy and windy up. Clear, calm and beautiful down.
| Time Up:||0 Days 4 Hours 0 Minutes|
| Time Down:||0 Days 0 Hours 30 Minutes|
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