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Ascent of Kane Mountain on 2015-02-17

Climber: Ed Kobos

Date:Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Kane Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:2180 ft / 664 m

Ascent Trip Report

Trail Head Parking was snowed in. Parked on side of road with 3 other cars. Established Trail up was broken, but rough in spots. Snow off the trail was up to 3' deep. There were snow boarders on the trail. I didn't meet them until I reached the summit cabin. Fire tower is in good shape. I took the north trail down. There was evidence of a trail in some spots, but snow filled it in in most places. I followed the ridge down, to the north. No trail markers were visible, until I hit the ski trail. This trail was not broken to the west, but the east was OK. Took a short detour to a pond, just northeast of the Indian Lake junction. Overall a fun day in the woods!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:600 ft / 182 m
    Total Elevation Loss:600 ft / 182 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.6 mi / 4.2 km
    Grade/Class:IV
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Snowshoes
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Overcast
Cold - 9 below to 20 F
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:600 ft / 182 m
    Distance:0.9 mi / 1.5 km
    Route:Marked trail from Green Lake Road
    Start Trailhead:Green Lake Rd. Trail Head  1580 ft / 481 m
    Time:41 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:600 ft / 182 m
    Distance:1.7 mi / 2.7 km
    Route:North Trail to Pine Lake Ski Trail back to GLR TH
    End Trailhead:Green Lake Rd. Trail Head  1580 ft / 481 m
    Time:1 Hours 37 Minutes



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