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Ascent of Roundtop Mountain on 2017-08-13

Climber: Crystal Davis

Others in Party:Dan Petit -- Trip Report or GPS Track
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, August 13, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Summit:Car
Peak:Roundtop Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3440 ft / 1048 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked up Roundtop Mountain with Dan and Sammy. We started at the parking area at the end of Gillespie Road; the road was just as described in the book -- rough and slow going for Blue Subie.

This hike was 100% bushwhack. We did find an old road to walk on for a while that wasn't on any of our maps - it was nice not to be whacked for a bit. Nice hike. No views from the summit, though we found a small pile of rocks (not formed into a cairn) at what we thought to be the highest point. Never saw anyone else at the parking area or on the mountain.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1102 ft / 335 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1102 ft / 335 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.7 mi / 4.3 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Animal/Pet
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1102 ft / 335 m
    Distance:1.3 mi / 2.1 km
    Start Trailhead:Gillespie Road parking area  2338 ft / 712 m
    Time:1 Hours 31 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1102 ft / 335 m
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.3 km
    End Trailhead:Gillespie Road parking area  2338 ft / 712 m
    Time:1 Hours 26 Minutes



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