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Ascent of Hunter Mountain-Southwest Peak on 2009-09-04

Climber: Gregory Bubniak

Date:Friday, September 4, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Hunter Mountain-Southwest Peak
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3740 ft / 1139 m

Ascent Trip Report

Herd path to SW Hunter is as easy as described by others. There was no cairn at the Devil's Path junction; look for the height of land on the Devil's Path on that ridge, and you will find the herd path.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:500 ft / 151 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1996 ft / 608 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5 mi / 8.1 km
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:2.1 mi / 3.4 km
    Route:herd path from Devil's Path
    Start Trailhead:Devail's Lean-To  3540 ft / 1078 m
    Time:0 Hours 45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1996 ft / 608 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1696 ft / 516 m; Extra: 300 ft / 91m
    Gain on way out:300 ft / 91 m
    Distance:2.9 mi / 4.7 km
    Route:herd path to Devil's Path to Dianomd Notch Trail
    End Trailhead:Spruceton Road  2044 ft / 623 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Rusk Hunter SW Hunter 09-04-2009

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Rusk Mountain2009-09-04 11677 ft / 511 m
2Hunter Mountain2009-09-04 21520 ft / 463 m
3Hunter Mountain-Southwest Peak2009-09-04 3500 ft / 152 m
Total Trip Gain: 3697 ft / 1126 m    Total Trip Loss: 3736 ft / 1138 m



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