Ascent of Balsam Mountain on 2016-03-20

Climber: Ruud van den Boom

Others in Party:Matthew Ledwith <5781>
Date:Sunday, March 20, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Balsam Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3600 ft / 1097 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1720 ft / 524 m
    Total Elevation Loss:700 ft / 212 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.4 mi / 5.5 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1720 ft / 524 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1620 ft / 494 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Loss on way in:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:2.7 mi / 4.4 km
    Route:Mine Hollow trail
    Start Trailhead:Rider Hollow Rd  1980 ft / 603 m
    Time:2 Hours 10 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:600 ft / 182 m
    Distance:0.7 mi / 1.2 km
    End Trailhead:Balsam - Haynes col  3000 ft / 914 m
    Time:30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Balsam - Eagle (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Balsam Mountain2016-03-20 a1720 ft / 524 m
2Haynes Mountain2016-03-20 b420 ft / 128 m
3Eagle Mountain2016-03-20 c375 ft / 114 m
4Haynes Mountain2016-03-20 d195 ft / 59 m
Total Trip Gain: 2710 ft / 825 m    Total Trip Loss: 2710 ft / 825 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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