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Ascent of Blackhead on 2009-01-24

Climber: Thomas Dickson

Date:Saturday, January 24, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Blackhead
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3940 ft / 1200 m

Ascent Trip Report

snow on ground and windy. snow shoes up and crampons down.nice view of the hudson valley on the blue trail going down.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1840 ft / 560 m
    Elevation Loss:1840 ft / 560 m
    Distance:5.1 mi / 8.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles, Snowshoes
    Weather:Cold, Windy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1840 ft / 560 m
    Distance:2.8 mi / 4.5 km
    Route:red trail to yellow trail
    Trailhead:parking lot  2100 ft / 640 m
    Time Up:3 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1840 ft / 560 m
    Distance:2.3 mi / 3.7 km
    Route:blue trail to yellow trail
    Trailhead:Blackhead summit  2100 ft / 640 m
    Time Down:2 Hours 



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