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Ascent of Kane Mountain on 2021-03-13

Climber: Crystal Davis

Others in Party:Dan Petit
Date:Saturday, March 13, 2021
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Kane Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:2180 ft / 664 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked with Dan and Samson for winter credit. We hiked Snowy, then drove over to do Kane. Dan was not in favor of doing a second fire tower because it was so late in the day and the sun would be setting soon. We went up and down the shorter trail. We missed sunset from the fire tower by only a couple minutes. The trail was trashed from postholers...nothing to preserve by wearing snowshoes...so we left ours in the car. We put on microspikes and hurried to the summit. Dan was not happy about missing the sunset, hiking out in the dark (we had headlamps, of course), or the shitty trail conditions.

Started hiking: 5:45PM
Kane Mountain fire tower: 0.8 miles at 6:17PM
Headed down: 0.9 miles at 6:26PM
Car: 1.8 miles at 6:50PM
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:584 ft / 178 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.8 mi / 2.9 km
    Route:Short trail
    Trailhead:1596 ft / 486 m
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles, Animal/Pet
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:32 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:24 Minutes



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