Balsam Climber's Log

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TheWolfIsLoose - Nov 2, 2015 3:16 pm

Combined Eagle, Balsam, and Haynes.   Sucess!

Combined Eagle, Balsam, and Haynes. A great day in the Catskills!!


technicolorNH - Apr 21, 2015 5:51 pm Date Climbed: Apr 21, 2015

Rain then sun  Sucess!

Done from the west as a loop hike with Haynes and Eagle. The only other person on the trail that day (Stosh from Oneonta) ran into a mother bear with cub. Fortunately all parties were placid about it. Noticeably more snow on the north slope of Eagle than Balsam.The summit for Balsam is now marked.


nefarious_1_ - Oct 26, 2013 8:10 pm Date Climbed: Oct 26, 2013

Nice loop hike  Sucess!

This was a nice loop hike. The view from the one overlook makes the summit a worthwhile hike. It was windy with summit temps around 44F.
Hiked Vly and Bearpen earlier in the day.


Tahawus - Aug 31, 2013 11:34 am Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2013

Balsam  Sucess!

Climbed via the McKinley Hollow Trail from Oliverea. Surprisingly steep on the way up. Not much in the way of views.


ScAtTeRbOnE - Apr 9, 2012 8:38 pm Date Climbed: Mar 5, 2012

Nice Viewpoint, not a lot of Balsam  Sucess!

Hiked Eagle/Balsam from Rider Hollow, cold breezy day, but sunny, not many Balsam trees on Blasam though, Nice Viewpoint on descent from Balsam, completed a loop past Bellayre on the return.

redmond - Aug 23, 2010 2:26 pm Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2010

Cold, Wet, Windy  Sucess!

Climbing via Rider Hollow, and followed up with Eagle. Rained off and on all day and the overgrown brush around the trail completely soaked me but it was still a really fun hike.


bricewilson - Dec 31, 2009 10:07 am Date Climbed: Apr 29, 2006

Nice hike  Sucess!

From McKinley Hollow Road, with Eagle.


woodstrider - Nov 3, 2009 11:16 am Date Climbed: Jul 15, 1995

A newbie goes peak wild  Sucess!

Started at Pine Hill and backpacked the ridge for my second backpacking trip. Addicted to peak bagging now and will return until I get them all.


rasgoat - Sep 2, 2009 10:20 pm

Hike  Sucess!

Nice hike


TLP - Sep 1, 2009 4:30 pm Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2009

Took the Lost Clove trail  Sucess!

Stopped by Belleayre Mountain along the way. The viewpoint is not that bad on Balsam, but I liked the views much better from Belleayre. Why can't they mark the summit on Balsam? It's stupid.

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