Ascent of Panther Mountain on 2008-10-12

Climber: Dennis Van Amburgh

Date:Sunday, October 12, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Panther Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3720 ft / 1133 m

Ascent Trip Report

See TR for Giant Ledge. A few breathtaking overlooks, like GL. A few easy scrambles between GL and Panther. Very few hikers on Panther compared to GL on a gorgeous fall weekend. When I went, during peak of fall foliage, about 10 hikers were on GL summit, 30!! on the path between the PA and GL summit, yet only 2 hikers on panther! Summit sign on summit. Didnt descent to fox hollow past 3500'. Returned to GL PA. Picked up snickers bar wrapper from careless hiker. Blood pumping scrambles after col.
Summary Total Data
    Route:Panther-Giant Ledge-Fox Hollow Trial
    Trailhead:Giant Ledge PA   
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear

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