Ascent to Pitchoff Mountain-balanced rock ledge on 2000-09-15

Climber: Greg Saltsman

Others in Party:solo hike
Date:Friday, September 15, 2000
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Pitchoff Mountain - balanced rock ledge
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:2900 ft / 883 m
    Remaining Elevation:597 ft / 182 m (100% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Made it to the ledge with the balanced rocks .4 miles below the summit before getting turned back by wind and rain.
Summary Total Data
    Round-Trip Distance:3.2 mi / 5.1 km
    Route:Pitchoff Trail
    Trailhead:West trailhead on Rt.73  
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Raining, Cold, Very Windy, Overcast
Ascent Part of Trip: Cascade-Porter traverse (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Cascade Mountain2000-09-15 
2Porter Mountain2000-09-15 
3(Attempt) Pitchoff Mountain2000-09-15 

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