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Ascent of Algonquin Peak on 1989-10-14

Climber: Jim Wood

Others in Party:My brother and another friend
Date:Saturday, October 14, 1989
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Algonquin Peak
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:5115 ft / 1559 m

Ascent Trip Report

First backpacking trip. Rained the entire time, except at the summit when it was blowing snow. Started at the Loj and packed over Algonquin to camp at Lake Colden. Wet and miserable, definitely a time to remember.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4036 ft / 1231 m
    Trailhead:ADK Loj  1079 ft / 328 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Raining, Cold, Windy, Low Clouds



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