Dix Mountain Climber's Log

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woodstrider - Apr 28, 2005 4:30 pm

Route Climbed: From Elk Lake approach. Date Climbed: 7/14/96 and 12/27/97  Sucess!

N. Ohanian and I joined with the Rochester Winter Mountaineering Society to do this peak in the winter. White out coditions on the summit, and sugar snow on the trail up. Solo in summer (3Xs in same weekend)

hekki6 - Nov 12, 2004 6:42 pm

Route Climbed: Elk Lake to Rt. 73 Date Climbed: Sept. 2004  Sucess!

Quite an interesting hike. We climbed from Elk Lake, up over the Beckhorn to the summit. Windy and chilly, but the view was tops. Went down toward Bouquet River trail, and bushwacked to climb down one of the slides.Took a well needed break at the Bouquet River leanto, then hiked out to the other car parked on Rt. 73.cool weather, no bugs, and lots of mud. Great trip.


doctorpeakbagger - Jun 19, 2004 8:19 pm

Route Climbed: Last summit in range- from Hough and the Dix's Date Climbed: May 31, 2004  Sucess!

Coming from Hough this is the climb that never ends. It's a long ways up and there is no water. Be prepared for that.


hillman - Sep 23, 2003 9:23 pm

Route Climbed: from round pond on 73 Date Climbed: may 31 2003  Sucess!

Long with great views of nearly all the high peaks. Dinner for two on the summit. :-)


climber46 - Apr 28, 2003 8:05 am

Route Climbed: Herd Path from Hough(up) Hunter's Pass(down) Date Climbed: Sep 16, 2001  Sucess!

After a struggle with fatigue, I finally made it to the summit of Dix where I discovered that I had forgotten to fill one of my water bottles! Tired, thirsty, and fatigued, I still had to descend well below Hunter’s Pass in order to find water. The descent into Hunter’s Pass was impressive and it seemed not too long until I found water. From there it was an uneventful hike back to the Elk Lake Trailhead. 5 High Peaks in 11 hours! Not Bad! This is me on the summit of Dix with the Great Range behind me.


mancopa - Jan 8, 2003 12:35 pm

Route Climbed: Route 73 Trailhead Date Climbed: January 2nd, 2003  Sucess!

We got a late start and ended up racing the sun. If we had not just done the climb spur of the moment, we would have read that it was almost always a 2 day hike in winter. Not knowing this, and being young and macho, we left around 11 am and raced to the top and got back to 73 with our headlamps glaring around 10pm. Fun hike. Very steep and never ending.


mt10climber - Sep 27, 2002 1:24 pm

Route Climbed: Hunters Pass Date Climbed: August 25,2001  Sucess!

Warm, slight breeze. Great veiws.

seetv - Aug 27, 2002 6:38 am

Route Climbed: Elk Lake-Hunters Pass-summit-Beckhorn-yellow trail down Date Climbed: August 24, 2002  Sucess!

Cold mist blowing 20-30 mph at summit -- visibility perhaps 50 feet -- my first ADK 46er at age 61 -- climbed solo -- hope to return next summer with a friend on a clear day for the view

greylock - Dec 18, 2001 12:03 pm

Route Climbed: From rte.73 Date Climbed: Fall 2001  Sucess!

Great hike along the Boquet River and the slide before reaching the summit. Peak of the fall foilage!


mtboy417 - Dec 16, 2001 12:27 pm

Route Climbed: From Slide Brook Date Climbed: July 00

Day after i tried to climb from Boquet River. This girl in our group got 5 inch open blisters on the backs of her feet. We didn't go on.


mtboy417 - Dec 16, 2001 12:25 pm

Route Climbed: From Boquet River Date Climbed: July 00

Mean temp we 35 degrees, it was raining, and my pack weighed 60 pounds. Oh yeah, did i mention i got hypothermia too? Needles to say i didn't make the summit.

William Marler

William Marler - Nov 23, 2001 10:32 am

Route Climbed: Normal as described Date Climbed: Summer 98  Sucess!

It was enjoyable with JS as usual.

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