Ascent of Whiteface Mountain on 1960-09-04

Climber: Ben Lostracco

Others in Party:Rose
on our honeymoon
Date:Sunday, September 4, 1960
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Whiteface Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4865 ft / 1482 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was our first trip to the ADK while on our honey moon. Who would have known at the time that the ADK would become the place where I would get my climbing bug and become one of our most favorite places to climb mountains ..... my very next door playground, I first really started on Noonmark per my TR, dated 1981-11-14.

Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:272 ft / 83 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:ridge trail from parking at top of memorial hwy
    Trailhead:wilmington/memorial highway  4593 ft / 1399 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail

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