Ascent of Ampersand Mountain on 2010-11-03
|Others in Party:||SqRlBaTe|
|Date:||Wednesday, November 3, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||3314 ft / 1010 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFirst trip to the Western High Peaks of the Adirondacks. Chilly early November day, trail up mountain in gully that sees no light all day this time of year. Very steep and icy/light snow near the ridge. 360 Degree Views were amazing! Found plaque for the Hermit of Ampersand and some footings from the old firetower near the summit. Explored a small boulder cave near the trail on the descent.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||1775 ft / 541 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||5.4 mi / 8.7 km|
| Route:||Ampersand Mtn Trail|
| Trailhead:||1539 ft / 469 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Cold, Breezy, Clear|
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