Ascent of Panther Mountain on 2012-01-14

Climber: Brian Lubbert

Date:Saturday, January 14, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Panther Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3720 ft / 1133 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked up in -5 deg F weather in snowshoes. This was my first ascent in snow shoes. the weather was perfect. The views sublime. The trail was in great shape and the snow shoes helped although I used microspieks on the way down
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:920 ft / 279 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1870 ft / 569 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.6 mi / 9 km
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Snowshoes
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:720 ft / 219 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 520 ft / 158 m; Extra: 200 ft / 60m
    Loss on way in:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:2.1 mi / 3.4 km
    Route:Phonecia East Branch Trail then Giant Ledge Panthe
    Start Trailhead:Giant Ledge  3200 ft / 975 m
    Time:1 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1670 ft / 509 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1470 ft / 448 m; Extra: 200 ft / 60m
    Gain on way out:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Route:Giant Ledge Panther Fox Hollow Trail up
    End Trailhead:Olivera Road parking  2250 ft / 685 m
    Time:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Panther

Complete Trip Sequence:
 Panther Mountain2012-01-14 b920 ft / 280 m
1Giant Ledge2012-01-14 a1000 ft / 305 m
Total Trip Gain: 1920 ft / 585 m    Total Trip Loss: 1870 ft / 570 m

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