Ascent of Caudal on 2018-02-17

Climber: Ed Kobos

Others in Party:David
Kevin Dan
Date:Saturday, February 17, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3320 ft / 1011 m

Ascent Trip Report

5th of 5 in the Blackhead Range Traverse.

Near the summit, the marked trail went south of the summit. Bushwhacked to where my GPS said was the high spot.

Heading to the parking /to trail head on Barnum Rd.

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:129 ft / 39 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Grade/Class:5.2 due to Ice
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:129 ft / 39 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    Route:Marked RED Trail
    Start Trailhead:col between Camels Hump and Caudal  3191 ft / 972 m
    Time:0 Hours 5 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Route:Marked Trail
    End Trailhead:Barnum Rd. Trail Head/parking lot  
    Time:0 Hours 52 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Blackhead Traverse

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Blackhead2018-02-171703 ft / 519 m
2Black Dome2018-02-17553 ft / 169 m
3Thomas Cole Mountain2018-02-17215 ft / 66 m
4Camels Hump2018-02-1754 ft / 16 m
5Caudal2018-02-17129 ft / 39 m
Total Trip Gain: 2654 ft / 809 m    Total Trip Loss: 1571 ft / 478 m

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