Ascent of Giant Mountain on 2008-10-25
|Others in Party:||MF|
|Date:||Saturday, October 25, 2008|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||4626 ft / 1410 m|
Ascent Trip ReportPlanning to climb via Eagle Slide, but was too rainy/wet when we reached the base of the slide after taking the herd path/creek bed. Rather than backtrack, we bushwhacked up the mountainside to the trail on ridge above. Then summited Giant, hiked to Rocky Peak and then back to trail junction near Giant before descending to camp. Rained all day.
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| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles, Tent Camp|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Giant-Rocky Peak|
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