Ascent of Dix Mountain on 2015-07-11

Climber: Timothy Hutchings

Others in Party:Wayne Snyder <6559>
Date:Saturday, July 11, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Dix Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4823 ft / 1470 m

Ascent Trip Report

Dix Range Traverse

Dropped one car off at Elk Lake and continued around to Rt 73.

7:00AM Elk Lake DEC parking lot is full. Elk Lake Lodge offers no pay parking and was directed to Clear Pond parking (2 miles away! :( )
8:00AM Started toward Round Pond from Rt 73
11:55AM Top of Dix Mt. 6.8 miles Break for half hour
1:20PM Top of Hough Peak 8.0 miles (cumulative)
2:30PM Top of South Dix (Carson) 8.8 miles
3:05PM Top of East Dix (Grace) 9.8 miles (break)
4:00PM Back to top of South Dix 10.8 miles
4:40PM Top of Macomb 11.6 6miles
5:20PM Bottom of Macomb slide 12.1 miles
6:00PM Slide Brook junction 13.2 miles
6:45PM DEC Parking lot at Elk Lake 15.5 miles (Hitched a ride to truck at Clear Pond)

Approx. 6000ft in gain. Big day!

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3273 ft / 997 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3273 ft / 997 m
    Distance:6.8 mi / 10.9 km
    Route:N Boquet River to Elk Lake
    Start Trailhead:Rt 73  1550 ft / 472 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Dix Traverse

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Dix Mountain2015-07-113273 ft / 998 m
2Beck-horn2015-07-1150 ft / 15 m
3Hough Peak2015-07-11400 ft / 122 m
4Pough Peak2015-07-11250 ft / 76 m
5South Dix2015-07-11200 ft / 61 m
6Grace Mountain2015-07-111126 ft / 343 m
7Macomb Mountain2015-07-11770 ft / 235 m
Total Trip Gain: 6069 ft / 1850 m    Total Trip Loss: 3896 ft / 1187 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Timothy Hutchings
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