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Ascent of Kittatiny Mountain-Warren CoHP on 2009-01-18

Climber: Mike Waltz

Date:Sunday, January 18, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Kittatiny Mountain-Warren CoHP
    Location:USA-New Jersey
    Elevation:1600 ft / 487 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was a very difficult hike in 6 to 9" of snow, while snowing, with snowdrifts well over a foot during most of the hike - lots of trees/vegetation, ice/snow coated, weighed down - serious obstacles in many areas. I was officially winter hike "schooled". I'm fortunate I made it home relatively safe. I bit off way more than I could chew with this one.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:500 ft / 152 m
    Distance:15.4 mi / 24.8 km
    Trailhead:AMC Camp Mohican_Park lot  1100 ft / 335 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Snowing, Frigid, Windy, Low Clouds



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