Ascent of Island Pond Mountain on 2015-06-07

Climber: Edward Rosfjord

Others in Party:Zack
Date:Sunday, June 7, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Island Pond Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:1303 ft / 397 m

Ascent Trip Report

Left Arden Valley Road Parking Area near NYS Thruway at 7:35 am. Followed Appalachian Trail over West Island Pond Mountain (vertical gain 620 ft). Around north side of Island Pond past the rusted mining equipment. Through lemon squeezer (1.6 mi) after 45 minutes hiking. trail continues up Island Pond Mountain. Island Pond Mountain has a large grassy summit plenty of tree cover. Continued to intersection with Long Path. Reached Long Path by 9:05 am ~ 2.5 miles hiking. Continued to Arden Valley Road on Long Path. Reached Tiorati Beach by 9:55 (2 hr 20 min). 5.4 miles.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1043 ft / 317 m
    Total Elevation Loss:563 ft / 170 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.4 mi / 8.7 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:943 ft / 287 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 743 ft / 227 m; Extra: 200 ft / 60m
    Loss on way in:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:2.2 mi / 3.5 km
    Route:Appalachain Trail
    Start Trailhead:Arden Valley Parking Area  560 ft / 170 m
    Time:1 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:363 ft / 110 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 263 ft / 81 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Gain on way out:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:3.2 mi / 5.2 km
    Route:Appalachian Trail to Long Path
    End Trailhead:1040 ft / 316 m
    Time:1 Hours 20 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Harriman State Park (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Island Pond Mountain2015-06-071043 ft / 318 m
2Fingerboard Mountain2015-06-07340 ft / 104 m
3Hogencamp Mountain North2015-06-071227 ft / 374 m
Total Trip Gain: 2610 ft / 796 m    Total Trip Loss: 1463 ft / 446 m

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