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Ascent of Armstrong Mountain on 2011-07-28

Climber: Gregory Bubniak

Date:Thursday, July 28, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Armstrong Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4429 ft / 1349 m

Ascent Trip Report

The view from the summit to the south towards Gothics, Pyramid, Saddleback and Basin is tremendous.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:582 ft / 177 m
    Total Elevation Loss:211 ft / 63 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.7 mi / 1.1 km
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:476 ft / 145 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 473 ft / 144 m; Extra: 3 ft / 0m
    Loss on way in:3 ft / 0 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.7 km
    Route:Range Trail
    Start Trailhead:col between Upper Wolfjaw and Armsrtong  3956 ft / 1205 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:208 ft / 63 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 102 ft / 31 m; Extra: 106 ft / 32m
    Gain on way out:106 ft / 32 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.4 km
    Route:Range Trail
    End Trailhead:col between Armstrong and Gothics  4327 ft / 1318 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Adirondacks 07-2011 (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Hedgehog Mountain2011-07-28 12346 ft / 715 m
2Lower Wolfjaw Mountain2011-07-28 21128 ft / 344 m
3Upper Wolfjaw Mountain2011-07-28 3810 ft / 247 m
4Armstrong Mountain2011-07-28 4582 ft / 177 m
5Gothics2011-07-28 5491 ft / 150 m
6Lower Wolfjaw Mountain2011-07-29 63436 ft / 1047 m
7Hedgehog Mountain2011-07-29 7342 ft / 104 m
Total Trip Gain: 9135 ft / 2784 m    Total Trip Loss: 8898 ft / 2713 m



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