Ascent of Little Haystack on 2016-08-19

Climber: Justin Metzger

Others in Party:C. Gonyo
Date:Friday, August 19, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Little Haystack
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4692 ft / 1430 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started from the Graden parking lot, getting the last spot at 6:20am. Hit Haystack mountain in 4 hours from the shortcut going over Little Haystack on the way. Continued back on the ridge trail to Basin Mountain, and up the Cliffs of Saddleback before going down the ore brook trail to JBL and out to the garden lot.

Total time was about 9.5 hours.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3170 ft / 966 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3170 ft / 966 m
    Route:Ridge Trail
    Start Trailhead:Garden Parking Lot  1522 ft / 463 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Upper Great Range

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Little Haystack2016-08-193170 ft / 966 m
2Mount Haystack2016-08-19 
3Basin Mountain2016-08-19 
4Saddleback Mountain2016-08-19 
Total Trip Gain: 3170 ft / 966 m

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