Ascent of Cascade Mountain on 2009-02-14
|Others in Party:||Jamie Wife|
|Date:||Saturday, February 14, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||4098 ft / 1249 m|
Ascent Trip ReportGreat 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|
| Time Up:||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
| Time Down:||1 Hours 30 Minutes|
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