Ascent of Hadley Mountain on 2008-09-20
|Date:||Saturday, September 20, 2008|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||2680 ft / 816 m|
Ascent Trip ReportAccess to the TH at a parking area on Tower road is from Hadley NY - go north on Stony Creek road for 3 miles, left on Hadley Hill road for 4 miles, right on Tower road for about 1 1/2 miles to the parking area on your left.
The trail climbs moderately, with a lot of bare rock surface - most of the top soil has been eroded away. Its a short easy climb to a beautifull open summit with great views. A climb to the top of the restored Fire Tower rewards you with a 360 degree panorama, the abandoned Fire Warden cabin is just below the summit.
The mountain is mostly deciduous vegetation so ideal time to visit this summit would be mid-October.
"SOME VISIT THE WORLD VICARIOUSLY, SOME VISIT THE WORLD, ENRICHED ARE THOSE WHO DO EITHER"
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1531 ft / 466 m|
| Distance:||4 mi / 6.4 km|
| Route:||adks-from TH on tower road, trail to fire tower|
| Trailhead:||hadley NY-stony creek rd/hadley hill rd/tower rd 1149 ft / 350 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
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