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Ascent to Overlook Mountain-Overlook Firetower on 2008-09-30

Climber: Rich Zillig

Others in Party:Chris Zillig
Date:Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Point Reached:Overlook Mountain - Overlook Firetower
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3140 ft / 957 m

Ascent Trip Report

We did this hike as part of the firetower challenge. Was very heavily covered in clouds. No view to be had. Will be returning to do this again for the view. Is suppose to be one of the best in the Catskills.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2680 ft / 817 m
    Elevation Loss:2680 ft / 817 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Drizzle, Pleasant, Calm, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2680 ft / 817 m
    Extra Loss:1340 ft / 408 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:Firetower Road
    Trailhead:Overlook PA  1800 ft / 548 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1340 ft / 409 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:Firetower Road
    Trailhead:Overlook PA  1800 ft / 548 m



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