Ascent of Slide Mountain on 2010-09-04

Climber: Tomoko Nakajima

Others in Party:Michael Blair -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Monica Trust
Date:Saturday, September 4, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Slide Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4180 ft / 1274 m

Ascent Trip Report

I stayed at North/South Lake Campground in Catskill, NY between 9/2-9/6 and I did multiple day hikes on 9/3-9/6 for 4 days.

Day-2 (9/4) was to hike at Slide Mountain Wilderness to cover Slide Mtn, Cornell and Wittenberg.

It took about over 1 hour drive to the trailhead of Wittenberg-Cornell-Slide Tr from the campground after car spotting at Woodland Valley Campground.

Here is the short trip report:
9:46AM Hiking was started.
11:15AM Arrived at Slide summit and ate lunch.
11:45AM Left Slide summit.
1:35PM Arrived at Cornell Summit
1:55AM Arrived at Wittenberg summit (Very nice view!)
Ate 2nd Lunch and took a rest more than 30 min
04:45PM Returned to Parking lot at Woodland Valley campground.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1780 ft / 542 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2850 ft / 868 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1780 ft / 542 m
    Start Trailhead:West side of Wittenberg-Cornell-Slde Tr TH  2400 ft / 731 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2850 ft / 868 m
    End Trailhead:Woodland Valley state campground  1330 ft / 405 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Catskill-Sep2010

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Black Dome2010-09-031810 ft / 552 m
2Thomas Cole Mountain2010-09-031770 ft / 539 m
3Blackhead2010-09-031770 ft / 539 m
4Slide Mountain2010-09-041780 ft / 543 m
5Cornell Mountain2010-09-041460 ft / 445 m
6Wittenberg Mountain2010-09-04 
7Hunter Mountain2010-09-051957 ft / 596 m
8Hunter Mountain-Southwest Peak2010-09-051657 ft / 505 m
9Windham High Peak2010-09-061454 ft / 443 m
Total Trip Gain: 13658 ft / 4162 m    Total Trip Loss: 15798 ft / 4814 m

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