Ascent of Hunter Mountain on 2014-05-17

Climber: Matthew Ledwith

Others in Party:Mitchell Riccardi
Date:Saturday, May 17, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Hunter Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4040 ft / 1231 m

Ascent Trip Report

Left Clifton Park 1030a, breakfast at Panera. Becket Hollow TH at 1145 via Blue Trail. Blue-Yellow Trail intersection at 230p. Arrived at firetower clearing on wooded summit at 245 Left the summit after lunch at 330. DEC parking lot at 500. Second hike with Mitch, his and my first Catskill over 4000' . He broke one of my hiking poles 500' (horizontally!) from the summit. RIP Mountainsmith
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2219 ft / 676 m
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Stream Ford, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
Morning was bright and clear. Cloud cover increased until sun was obscured after summit. Did not s
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2219 ft / 676 m
    Distance:2.7 mi / 4.3 km
    Route:Blue Marker Trail thru Becker Hollow
    Trailhead:DEC Parking lot on Rt 214  1821 ft / 555 m
    Time Up:3 Hours 8 Minutes
Descent Statistics

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