Ascent of Indian Head on 2015-01-24

Climber: Cynthia Chan

Others in Party:Hudson Valley Hikers Devil's Path East (4 peaks)
Date:Saturday, January 24, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Indian Head
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3573 ft / 1089 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hudson Valley Hikers - 4 Peaks of Devil's Path East hike
Winter storm enroute to the Catskills. Cold low 20's. Snowed lightly in the morning.
Needed microspikes and used crampons once on Devil's Path, summiting Indian Head. Significant ice

Attempted to bag 4 peaks - Devil's Path East, but only able to summit Indian Head and reach the viewpoint near the false Twin summit before turning around

Prediger Road Start 9am
Started with microspikes.
Changed to crampons and used poles at junction
Indian Head 12:30p
Twin viewpoint 1:30p
Prediger Road via Blue trail 3p

Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Calm, Partly Cloudy

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