Ascent of Nippletop on 2019-01-18
|Others in Party:||Adam Nichols|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Friday, January 18, 2019|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||4593 ft / 1399 m|
Ascent Trip ReportMy first high peak! Snowshoes the whole way. Lightly snowing and windy on and off throughout the trail. Took Gill Brook Cutoff trail to Elk Pass to Nippletop. Cold and windy at summit. No views/whiteout. Went on to Dial. Same conditions. Took trail to Noonmark Shoulder back to Lake Road/parking area. 14 miles, 9.5 hours. Took ice axe for practice, wasn't really necessary.
Summit of Nippletop High Peak #11 1/18/19 (2019-01-18). Photo by Lori S.
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|Summary Total Data|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Ski Poles, Snowshoes|
| Weather:||Snowing, Cold, Windy, White-out|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Nippletop/Dial|
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