Ascent of Black Dome on 2009-01-12
|Date:||Monday, January 12, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||3980 ft / 1213 m|
Ascent Trip ReportLeft around 1pm from the Big Hollow Rd Trailhead.
Blackdome trail to summit of Black Dome and back to car around 5:30pm
Clear skies, very light flurries. Traction devices very helpful towards the summit of Blackdome due to some icy pitches where it gets very steep. I used Microspikes, friend used 12pt.
Fantatstic views from summit. Roughly 4-8" fresh snow over deeper crusty base depending on location. We broke trail up to saddle where we met a fellow coming down from blackdome who broke that out.
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| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Crampons, Ski Poles, Snowshoes|
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