Ascent of Shelving Rock Mountain on 2010-07-19

Climber: Mark Hadz

Date:Monday, July 19, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Shelving Rock Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:1130 ft / 344 m

Ascent Trip Report

Easy hike with great views of the middle portion of Lake George. I got up SR in 30 minutes. The view from the summit is not good, but if you hike down over the summit for another 3-4 minutes you come up some open cliffs that provide the best view of LG. At the cliffs I saw the coming thunderstorm, and ran down the trail in about 16 minutes. Quite the workout! Made it to the car just as the heavens opened up...

Pictures of the July 2010 ascent:
Summary Total Data
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
pleasant... until it rained.

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