Ascent of Whiteface Mountain on 2011-11-21

Climber: Ben Kemp

Others in Party:Erez
Date:Monday, November 21, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Whiteface Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4865 ft / 1482 m

Ascent Trip Report

After Esther took trail to Whiteface, late afternoon sky was amazing, views were clear and distant. Had the summit to ourselves for about 1/2 hour and then descended via toll rd. Watched the sunset from the toll rd and walked out under the stars.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:826 ft / 251 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3096 ft / 942 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9.2 mi / 14.8 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Frigid, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:826 ft / 251 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 626 ft / 190 m; Extra: 200 ft / 60m
    Loss on way in:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:3.1 mi / 5 km
    Route:Esther HP/Wilmington Trail
    Start Trailhead:Esther Mtn  4239 ft / 1292 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2896 ft / 882 m
    Distance:6.1 mi / 9.8 km
    Route:Toll Rd
    End Trailhead:ASRC TH  1969 ft / 600 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Esther/Whiteface

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Marble Mountain2011-11-21784 ft / 239 m
2Lookout Mountain2011-11-211332 ft / 406 m
3Esther Mountain2011-11-21154 ft / 47 m
4Whiteface Mountain2011-11-21826 ft / 252 m
Total Trip Gain: 3096 ft / 944 m    Total Trip Loss: 3096 ft / 944 m

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