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Ascent of Black Dome on 2016-08-23

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Black Dome
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3980 ft / 1213 m

Ascent Trip Report

A Yale Freshman Outing Group was hanging out on lower Black Dome outcrops on my climb up to the summit with its vista south into the Catskills, and at my descent were still in a school of discourse; I made my late lunch further up beyond the Blackhead summit at an outcrop vista of the Hudson River stretching its way north to Albany. I've finally managed these two as one outing, with their views climbing up out of Lockwood Gap.
Lockwood Gap 1.88 miles / 1:02 hours
Black Dome 2.43 / 1:29
Lockwood Gap 3.04 / 2:01
Blackhead 3.68 / 2:27
Lockwood Gap 4.70 / 3:15
TH 6.60 / 4:07
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2440 ft / 743 m
    Elevation Loss:2440 ft / 743 m
    Distance:6.6 mi / 10.6 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1805 ft / 550 m
    Extra Loss:15 ft / 4 m
    Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Route:Black Dome Range (BD) Trail
    Trailhead:Big Hollow Rd  2190 ft / 667 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 29 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2425 ft / 739 m
    Extra Gain:635 ft / 193 m
    Distance:4.2 mi / 6.7 km
    Route:BD, Blackhead Mtn (BM), Escarpment, BM & BD Trails
    Trailhead:Big Hollow Rd  2190 ft / 667 m
    Time Down:2 Hours 38 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Black Dome

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Black Dome2016-08-23 a
2Blackhead2016-08-23 b
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Jean André Laverdure
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