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Ascent of Cascade Mountain on 2009-02-14

Climber: James Heverly

Others in Party:Jamie Wife
Date:Saturday, February 14, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Cascade Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4098 ft / 1249 m

Ascent Trip Report

Great day! The wife and I ascended the mt on Sat feb 14 in about 2.5 hrs and stood atop Cascade Mt for the first time. We had snowshoes all the way up the Mt until the summit rocks where we swapped snowshoes for spikes. It was sunny low 20's and very windy on the summit. It was certainly an unforgettable day! 1.5 hr descent.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1904 ft / 581 m
    Distance:4.8 mi / 7.7 km
    Route:Main trail
    Trailhead:Keene,NY  2194 ft / 668 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Snowshoes
    Weather:Cold, Very Windy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:2 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Hours 30 Minutes



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