Ascent of Panther Mountain on 2010-10-08

Climber: Ben Kemp

Date:Friday, October 8, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Panther Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3720 ft / 1133 m

Ascent Trip Report

Ascended from Giant Ledge. Trail descends about 100ft into a narrow col and then climbs to Panther summit. Summit had limited but nice views from summit and a few viewpoints just beyond along the ridge. Smell of Balsam trees near the summit was very strong.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:720 ft / 218 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1820 ft / 554 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.1 mi / 8.1 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:620 ft / 188 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 520 ft / 158 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Loss on way in:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:1.8 mi / 2.8 km
    Route:Giant Ledge/Panther Mtn Trail
    Start Trailhead:Giant Ledge  3200 ft / 975 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1720 ft / 524 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1620 ft / 493 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Gain on way out:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:3.3 mi / 5.3 km
    Route:Giant Ledge/Panther Mtn Trail
    End Trailhead:Giant Ledge TH  2100 ft / 640 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Giant Ledge-Panther Mtn

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Giant Ledge2010-10-081100 ft / 335 m
2Panther Mountain2010-10-08720 ft / 219 m
Total Trip Gain: 1820 ft / 554 m    Total Trip Loss: 1820 ft / 555 m

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