Ascent of Kaaterskill High Peak on 2008-08-21

Climber: Rich Zillig

Others in Party:Chris Zillig
Date:Thursday, August 21, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Kaaterskill High Peak
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3655 ft / 1114 m

Ascent Trip Report

Great day for hiking. Stayed beautiful all day. On the Long Path we came across a nice size bear print in the mud. Picked up a smaller one with it further up the trail. They appeared to be fresh. Have 5 mts left to finish all the requirements for the 3500 club.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3550 ft / 1082 m
    Elevation Loss:3550 ft / 1082 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3550 ft / 1082 m
    Extra Loss:1775 ft / 541 m
    Distance:3.6 mi / 5.8 km
    Route:Long Path / S'mobile tr / herd path
    Trailhead:Platte Clove Rd.  1880 ft / 573 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1775 ft / 541 m
    Route:Herd Tr/ S'mobil Tr/ Long Path
    Trailhead:Platte Clove Rd.  1880 ft / 573 m

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