Ascent of Cornell Mountain on 2009-04-18
|Date:||Saturday, April 18, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||3860 ft / 1176 m|
Ascent Trip ReportDid Wittenberg and Cornell from Woodland Valley PA, heavy ice on Wittenberg and Cornell. Chute in col between wittenberg and cornell was completely iced up. Bungy Cord Rope was not very helpful, had to shimmy up with my back on one side and my feet on the other and gradually climbed up. Descent was much harder! Got wet and dirty!
Beautiful views from wittenberg and cloud cliff on cornell summit, great weather, had to take off fleece on descent (around 12-3), was just too nice out. Got sunburned a bit. ~9 miles, good blood-pumping times.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||2460 ft / 750 m|
| Distance:||9.6 mi / 15.4 km|
| Route:||Burroughs Range Trail |
| Trailhead:||Woodland Valley 1400 ft / 426 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Rock Climb, Ice Climb|
| Gear Used:||Crampons, Rope|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Clear|
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