Ascent of Porter Mountain on 2018-01-01
|Date:||Monday, January 1, 2018|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||4068 ft / 1239 m|
Ascent Trip ReportBrutal sunrise hike. Temps at TH -23F. Started at 0515, slow and steady pace. MSR's 2017. Lamp gave out. snowshoes wouldn't bind properly because straps were too frozen, but not a huge problem.. pack powder trail... could have used spikes. Temps dropped near low neg 30s toward junction. variable winds at 25mph. Made summit with time to spare for sunrise... neg 58 estimated windchill. Poles out.. no problem!
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| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles, Snowshoes|
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