Ascent of Storm King Mountain on 2013-08-17
|Date:||Saturday, August 17, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
|Peak:||Storm King Mountain|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||1340 ft / 408 m|
Ascent Trip ReportAfter a late start (about 5 P.M.), I completed a quick loop hike of Butter Hill and Storm King Mountain beginning from the Route 9W trailhead. What a stellar short hike! The first views emerge after 10-15 minutes of climbing (those from Butter Hill) and consistently interesting vistas emerge over the course of the hike. Those north towards a nearby bridge and railroad tracks are quite poetic...
Be aware that--despite frequenct blazes--a number of trails cross and recross your path if you attempt this loop.
|Summary Total Data|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Kurt Phaneuf
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