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Ascent of Mount Colvin on 1996-03-19

Climber: Michael French

Others in Party:Jeff Liberty climbed with me on another occasion
Date:Tuesday, March 19, 1996
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Colvin
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:4035 ft / 1229 m

Ascent Trip Report

Climbed a chilly but sunny last day of winter 1996. It was so much fun. Had snowshoes, but when you'd step off a trail, you'd posthole up to your knees! It was insane in the membrane. Nictitating membrane. Anyway, it was fun, and the slide down was fast. Good thing, there was like 3 min of sunlight left when I hit the car.

Peak: Adk, Mt. Colvin, NY, USA --- See BLAKE pk for more --
Ascending Style: Hiking
When: Jul 28, 1997
Total Time: 8.0 hours
Summit: yes, at 1237 meter (4057 feet)
Distance: 23 km (14.0 mile)
Grade: Difficult
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Snowshoes



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