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Ascent of Scofield Ridge on 2017-11-10

Climber: Alan Bernier

Date:Friday, November 10, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Scofield Ridge
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:1540 ft / 469 m

Ascent Trip Report

Used the standard eastern approach. I84 to Rt 9 south, then 2.5 miles to N Old Albany Post Rd. 1:15 up to “Peak C” via the trail most of the way. Took the obvious unmarked bypass on the left as I was nearing “Peak A”, then recrossed the trail and bushwhacked over a couple contending knobs. The bump nearest to the county line had some rusted metal pipes that looked vaguely muffler-related. Great views from B and C. On return, I took the trail to the flat 1,400’ area NE of peak A, and bushwhacked SE down to the trail, picking up a couple obvious old woods roads along the way. This saved quite a bit of time, and I was down in 42 minutes, r/t 1:57
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Scofield Ridge, as seen from the eastern approach (2017-11-10). Photo by Alan Bernier.
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