Ascent of Mount Williams on 2017-07-02

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Sunday, July 2, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Williams
    Elevation:2953 ft / 900 m

Ascent Trip Report

An exploration of the trails around Wilbur's Clearing in preparation for my later scheduled AMC Mohawk-Hudson Chapter thru hike across Mt Greylock to this Notch Road trail head; the Old Summit Rd Trail reached to a large chimney and fireplace remnant of by gone days, later Wilbur's Clearing Shelter and tent platforms were a fun visit while Money Brook Falls was an enjoyably fast running flow this day.
Mt Williams 1.14 miles / 1:00 hour
Prospect Jct 2.56 / 2:23
Wilbur's Clearing Shelter 3.14 / 2:46
Lunch 3.17 / 3:05
TH 5.26 / 4:48

AMC Mohawk-Hudson Chapter Hike of six participants; Mt Greylock to Prospect Junction 5.86 / 5:24
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1503 ft / 457 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1503 ft / 458 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.3 mi / 8.5 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:643 ft / 195 m
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Route:Old Summit Rd Tr (STr) & Appalachian Tr (AT)
    Start Trailhead:Wilbur's Clearing  2310 ft / 704 m
    Time:1 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1503 ft / 458 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 643 ft / 196 m; Extra: 860 ft / 262m
    Gain on way out:860 ft / 262 m
    Distance:4.1 mi / 6.6 km
    Route:AT, Money Brook Tr, Blue Tr, STr, AT & Blue Tr
    End Trailhead:Wilbur's Clearing  2310 ft / 704 m
    Time:3 Hours 48 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Mount Williams

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Williams2017-07-02 a1503 ft / 458 m
2Prospect Junction2017-07-02 b 
3Mount Greylock2017-07-02 c327 ft / 100 m
Total Trip Gain: 1830 ft / 558 m    Total Trip Loss: 1830 ft / 558 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Jean André Laverdure
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