Ascent of Yard Mountain on 2010-06-19

Climber: John Sasso

Others in Party:Dennis Van Amburgh -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Saturday, June 19, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Yard Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4009 ft / 1221 m

Ascent Trip Report

Did the traverse of The Brothers -> Big Slide -> Yard, starting from The Garden. Done with Dennis Van Amburgh. On the way back to the trailhead, stopped at Johns Brook Lodge (JBL). It a very beautiful, warm, sunny day; perfect! The views from The Brothers and Big Slide were great, although practically no views from Yard.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2800 ft / 853 m
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Very beautiful day
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2800 ft / 853 m
    Distance:11.5 mi / 18.5 km
    Route:From Big Slide
    Start Trailhead:The Garden  1209 ft / 368 m
Descent Statistics

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