Ascent of Vly Mountain on 2008-12-15
|Others in Party:||solo hike|
|Date:||Monday, December 15, 2008|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||3529 ft / 1075 m|
Ascent Trip ReportBushwhacked most of the way up from the hunter's cabin and found a blue-blazed path not far below the summit. This path took me directly to the canister. Decided to follow these blazes for as far as I could on the descent. This path kind of faded out in spots and the blazes were a little sporadic, but I eventually arrived back at the road within sight of the cabin. There were even two small cairns marking the start of the path which I totally missed on the way up.
|Summary Total Data|
| Distance:||1.8 mi / 2.9 km|
| Route:||bushwhack-herd path|
| Trailhead:||hunter's cabin on Halcott Mt. Rd. |
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Nights Spent:||0 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Drizzle, Cool, Extremely Windy, Low Clouds|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Bearpen-Vly ascent (0 nights total away from roads)|
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