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Ascent of Rusk Mountain on 2014-06-28

Climber: Ryan Persichilli

Others in Party:Angelo Persichilli <2174>
Ben Campos
Date:Saturday, June 28, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Rusk Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3680 ft / 1121 m

Ascent Trip Report

First Bushwhack. Very mentally taxing. You start at the hairpin road of the Blue Trail off Spruceton Road and take a bearing, which is 333 degrees north west at the sharp turn. There are also two drainages, one that is dry. I've found it easy to keep yourself between those two streams while maintaining the bearing. There will be lots of nettles and underbrush to walk through but eventually you'll get to the ridgeline and if you maintained your northwest bearing you should hit a herds path on the ridgeline that will take you right to Rusk. Crappy mountain, but first bushwhack. Has register in canister at the top
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1600 ft / 488 m
    Grade/Class:30%
    Route Conditions:
Bushwhack
    Weather:Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1600 ft / 488 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Trailhead:2080 ft / 633 m
    Time Up:2 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics



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