Ascent of Phelps Mountain on 2009-04-10

Climber: Matt Whittaker

Others in Party:MF
Date:Friday, April 10, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Phelps Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4160 ft / 1267 m

Ascent Trip Report

Left most gear at Marcy Dam shelter. Had jacket, snowshoes, headlamp and water in pack. Hiked up in evening. Got to top just at tail end of sunset. Descended in the dark. Crampons probably would have made things a bit easier, but didn't encounter serious difficulty.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Hut Camp
Ascent Part of Trip: Phelps-Wright

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Phelps Mountain2009-04-10
2Table Top Mountain2009-04-11
3Mount Colden2009-04-11
4Boundary Peak2009-04-12
5Iroquois Peak2009-04-12
6Algonquin Peak2009-04-12
7Wright Peak2009-04-12

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