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Ascent of Caudal on 2018-02-21

Climber: Jacob Kitson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Caudal
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3320 ft / 1011 m

Ascent Trip Report

Trail steepens rapidly from the Barnum Rd trailhead in Maplecrest. Near-constant uphill is broken near the summit by a number of rock faces and scrambles. Atop some of these cliffs are natural lookouts to the south, with the East Jewett Range and Hunter Mountain visible quite prominently. The actual summit is some distance from the overlook and maybe 200 ft off the trail, and didn't appear to be marked.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1310 ft / 399 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.7 mi / 4.3 km
    Route:Black Dome Range Trail
    Trailhead:Barnum Rd  2010 ft / 612 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Drizzle, Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Record high temperatures near 75 F
Ascent Part of Trip: Black Dome (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Caudal2018-02-211310 ft / 399 m
2Camels Hump2018-02-21470 ft / 143 m
3Thomas Cole Mountain2018-02-21511 ft / 156 m
4Black Dome2018-02-21421 ft / 128 m
Total Trip Gain: 2712 ft / 826 m    Total Trip Loss: 2712 ft / 826 m



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