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Ascent of Boundary Peak on 2020-06-04

Climber: Jacob Kitson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, June 4, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Boundary Peak
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4829 ft / 1471 m

Ascent Trip Report

The back slope of Algonquin is even more barren than the summit, lots of open rock and very little grass. Boundary itself doesn't seem like much approaching from the north, but coming back from Iroquois it was a significant obstacle. Like much of the area, Boundary's summit is very barren, with fewer shrubs than its neighbors. At the col between Algonquin and Boundary, the path splits, and an arrow points towards the Algonquin Trail, which descends into the valley. The Iroquois Herd Path continues straight here towards Boundary.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:538 ft / 163 m
    Extra Gain:131 ft / 39 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:Algonquin/Iroquois trails
    Trailhead:Algonquin summit  5105 ft / 1556 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Very Windy, Partly Cloudy
Descent (To Destination) Statistics
    Time:45 Minutes
Ascent (From Destination) Statistics
    Time:30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: MacIntyre Range 2020 (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Wright Peak2020-06-042751 ft / 839 m
2Algonquin Peak2020-06-041112 ft / 339 m
3Boundary Peak2020-06-04538 ft / 164 m
4Iroquois Peak2020-06-04342 ft / 104 m
Total Trip Gain: 4743 ft / 1446 m    Total Trip Loss: 4743 ft / 1446 m



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