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Ascent of Saint Regis Mountain on 2018-06-02

Climber: Jake Campbell

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, June 2, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Saint Regis Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:2881 ft / 878 m

Ascent Trip Report

Climb 5/6 for the Saranac Ultra 6. At this point, I was exhausted but I knew that after this all I had left to hike was Baker, which is only 1.8 miles. The approach trail was very long and flat. Saw an older couple coming down who seemed surprised that I was going up so late. When I explained what I was trying to do, they wished me luck. This was a very straightforward hike, with almost no scrambling. At the summit, I climbed the fire tower and enjoyed the expansive views from the top of it. I could see that the sun was starting to go down though, so I booked it down the mountain. I had a headlamp but wasn't really looking to do a night hike by myself. It was definitely getting very dusky near the end, but I made it back to the car before it got too dark.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear



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