Ascent to Whiteface Mountain-Little Whiteface on 2008-09-20
|Others in Party:||Jordan 11|
Brennan 9. The troopers.
|Date:||Saturday, September 20, 2008|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
|Point Reached:||Whiteface Mountain - Little Whiteface|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||3600 ft / 1097 m|
| Remaining Elevation:||1265 ft / 385 m (9% left to go)|
Ascent Trip ReportMade my way to Whiteface with my two sons and two of their friends. After asking a few people what route would be the best for the crew I had in tow I got some bad info and didnt really have a good plan or map. It took us almost five hours to make the top of Little Whiteface some on a trail but mostly off trail.
The guys each had a backpack that I wound up carrying because they got tired. When I got to the top and asked Jordan how many waters he had in his pack and he said "three" so I asked why it was so heavy only to find out he had taken all his school books with him as well!
I did not prepare as I should have.
|Summary Total Data|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail|
| Weather:||Hot, Calm, Clear|
| Route:||Blue marker trial|
| Trailhead:||Base Lodge |
| Time Up:||3 Hours 50 Minutes|
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