Ascent of Little Haystack on 2015-08-08

Climber: Deb & Rob Osterhoudt

Date:Saturday, August 8, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Little Haystack
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4692 ft / 1430 m

Ascent Trip Report

We joined two friend as they completed their 46er journey with a hike of HaBaSa. The loop from the Garden is ~18.9 miles with a significant amount of gain but it is one of the best hikes in the High Peaks. The cliffs were nice an easy today as their was no wind.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3270 ft / 996 m
    Total Elevation Loss:100 ft / 30 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Scramble
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3270 ft / 996 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 3170 ft / 967 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Loss on way in:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:8.3 mi / 13.4 km
    Route:JBL to Phelps Trail to LH
    Start Trailhead:Garden  1522 ft / 463 m
    Time:4 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: HaBaSa Aug 2015

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Little Haystack2015-08-083270 ft / 997 m
2Mount Haystack2015-08-08368 ft / 112 m
3Basin Mountain2015-08-081137 ft / 347 m
4Saddleback Mountain2015-08-08797 ft / 243 m
Total Trip Gain: 5572 ft / 1699 m    Total Trip Loss: 3639 ft / 1109 m

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