Ascent of Panther Mountain on 2009-01-04
|Date:||Sunday, January 4, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||3720 ft / 1133 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWow what a gorgeous hike! First hike up panther/giant ledge in the winter. Views were breathtaking. Took giant ledge/panther trail up from slide rd trailhead. Very small patches of ice here and there, well packed snow trail, didn't need crampons or SS. Didn't see a soul the entire ascent up GL and over to Panther and back, until decending GL, saw a few hikers coming up. Heard a group over the GL overlooks, not sure if there was a trail directly below the ledges, or some ice climbers? Not sure. Not blood-pumping but this is a must hike!
|Summary Total Data|
| Route:||Giant Ledge - Panther Trail |
| Trailhead:||Slide Rd PA |
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Scramble, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Frigid, Calm, Clear|
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