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Ascent of Algonquin Peak on 2009-07-18

Climber: Dusty Wood

Others in Party:Kevin Howarth
Date:Saturday, July 18, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Algonquin Peak
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:5115 ft / 1559 m

Ascent Trip Report

Was a 5 mile hike that started in the rain
8:12 am trailhead at ADK Loj
9:12 Whale's Tail ski trail junction (starts getting steeper)
10:32 Waterfall (took extended break to enjoy the view)(Weather clearing)
11:40 intersect trail to Wright peak (starts getting steeper)
1:08 peaked Algonquin
1:18 I left all gear and Kevin and jogged over to Iroquois and back
2:42 back on Algonquin
3:10 leave Algonquin
5:55 Whale's tail junction
6:38 Back to the trail head

We took many breaks and enjoyed the trip up not rushing.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Windy, Clear
started with rain but cleared early and the view was clear to above marcy where many clouds were
Ascent Part of Trip: Algonquin Trek

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Algonquin Peak2009-07-18
2Boundary Peak2009-07-18
3Iroquois Peak2009-07-18



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