Ascent of Little Haystack on 2013-08-02

Climber: Mike & Aiden O'Connor

Date:Friday, August 2, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Little Haystack
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4692 ft / 1430 m

Ascent Trip Report

Haystack, Basin and Saddleback

Route = Phelps Trail to Haystack Trail to Haystack to State Range Trail to Basin to Saddleback to Orebed Brook Trail back to Phelps Trail

Distance round-trip (per GPS) = 18.5 miles

Total hike time (including stops) = 13 hours

Cumulative elevation gain (per GPS) = 5648 feet

Trailhead used = The Garden in Keene Valley

- Very long hike
- Great views from Haystack but very windy that day
- Col between peaks very steep
- The Saddleback cliffs are a bit scary but we made it
- Our most technically challenging hike
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Scramble
Ascent Part of Trip: Haystack-Basin-Saddleback

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Little Haystack2013-08-02 
2Mount Haystack2013-08-02 
3Basin Mountain2013-08-02 
4Saddleback Mountain2013-08-02 
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Mike & Aiden O'Connor
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