Ascent of Giant Ledge on 2012-01-14

Climber: Brian Lubbert

Date:Saturday, January 14, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Giant Ledge
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3200 ft / 975 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 microspikes on the way down
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1000 ft / 304 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles, Snowshoes
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1000 ft / 304 m
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.3 km
    Route:Phonecia East Branch to Giant Ledge Trail
    Start Trailhead:Olivera Road parking  2200 ft / 670 m
    Time:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
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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