Ascent of Balsam Cap on 2017-09-02

Climber: Mary Ruth Merkel

Date:Saturday, September 2, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Balsam Cap
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3623 ft / 1104 m

Ascent Trip Report

Today I hiked Friday and Balsam Cap with the Catskill 3500 club. It was a beautiful day; perfect for hiking! The hike leader took us on a herd path with switch backs up Friday. A very nice hike with lookout points at the top.

We then moved on to hike up Balsam Cap where we had lunch at the viewpoint after signing in at the canister.

Nice day!

Motion-X 6.11 miles; 2,931' elevation gain; 6:42:36
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles

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