Ascent of Rusk Mountain on 2015-08-15
|Others in Party:||Meghan Smith|
|Date:||Saturday, August 15, 2015|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||3680 ft / 1121 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThis hike was Meghan's first bushwhack. We ran into some stinging nettles along the way but I guess that is how it goes with a Catskill bushwhack in the summer. We saw a bear cub on the way up which was a first for Meghan (first live bear). Never did see the mother but I imagine she was nearby somewhere. It definitely took some backtracking and wandering to find the summit canister.
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| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack|
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