Ascent of Hunter Mountain-Southwest Peak on 2009-09-04

Climber: Gregory Bubniak

Date:Friday, September 4, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Hunter Mountain-Southwest Peak
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3740 ft / 1139 m

Ascent Trip Report

Herd path to SW Hunter is as easy as described by others. There was no cairn at the Devil's Path junction; look for the height of land on the Devil's Path on that ridge, and you will find the herd path.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:500 ft / 152 m
    Elevation Loss:1996 ft / 607 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8.1 km
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:200 ft / 61 m
    Distance:2.1 mi / 3.4 km
    Route:herd path from Devil's Path
    Trailhead:Devail's Lean-To  3540 ft / 1078 m
    Time Up:0 Hours 45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1996 ft / 607 m
    Extra Gain:300 ft / 91 m
    Distance:2.9 mi / 4.7 km
    Route:herd path to Devil's Path to Dianomd Notch Trail
    Trailhead:Spruceton Road  2044 ft / 623 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Rusk Hunter SW Hunter 09-04-2009

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Rusk Mountain2009-09-04 1
2Hunter Mountain2009-09-04 2
3Hunter Mountain-Southwest Peak2009-09-04 3

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