Ascent of Yard Mountain on 2012-07-05
|Date:||Thursday, July 5, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||4009 ft / 1221 m|
Ascent Trip ReportYard was the final ascent on a loop hike including The Brothers and Big Slide. The beautiful birch forest, modest descent, and gentle grades on walk to Yard from Big Slid was one of my favorite parts of the entire hike. Also, be SURE to look for a short (25-30 feet) side path to the left of the trail just past the summit; there's a gorgeous view of Gothics available from this viewpoint. Another wonderful (and even closer) view is available on the descent to John Brooks Trail/Lodge...
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| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Clear|
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