Ascent of Nippletop on 2015-11-29
|Others in Party:||Jay Steiner|
|Date:||Sunday, November 29, 2015|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||4593 ft / 1399 m|
Ascent Trip ReportStarted at 7:15 am, hiked Bear's Den, Dial, Nippletop, to Fish Hawk Cliffs & Indian Head, and back out. Coming down off Nippletop was very icy and steep. Took awhile to do that mile. 15.26 miles total. Finished at 5:15 pm, quite dark. 5,158' of elevation gain.
On the way up Dial (2015-11-29). Photo by Cheryl Steiner.
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|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||3331 ft / 1015 m|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Crampons, Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Cold, Calm, Clear|
Cold & Clear, then snowy
| Gain on way in:||3331 ft / 1015 m|
| Route:||Bear's Den, Dial|
| Start Trailhead:||Ausable Club Rd off Rt 73 1262 ft / 384 m|
| Time:||4 Hours 51 Minutes|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Nipp/Dial/Bears/FHC/IH (0 nights total away from roads)|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 7783 ft / 2372 m
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