New York Mountain Climber's Log

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Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Sep 20, 2020 10:56 am Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2020

Seipel Hut weekend

Amazing autumn weekend to enjoy a hut and hike with friends. Gorgeous scenery.


Scott - Mar 16, 2016 11:50 am Date Climbed: Mar 13, 2016

New York  Sucess!

March 12-13 2016

March 12

Kessler, Shaylee, and I started late from the trailhead (1:30 PM) and snowshoed up to the Polar Star Hut. It was snowing much of the time and the snow was very wet, which soaked everything. We made it to the hut in a relatively fast four hours.

March 13

We awoke to 16F and clear skies and decided that it was a good day to climb New York Mountain. We broke trail to timberline, at which point it was breezy and cold. We went over the big false summit and then followed the steep and sometimes rocky ridge to the true summit. Along the ridge, there were some monster cornices to stay away from.

The views were really great, but the climb took us much longer than expected. After a short break, we headed back down to Polar Star. After that we packed up and headed down, but we missed to turnoff for the shortest route, so we took a slightly longer route down. We were tired by the time we reached the vehicle.

It was a good trip.


Kessler - Mar 16, 2016 11:41 am Date Climbed: Mar 13, 2016

New York  Sucess!



Shaylee - Mar 16, 2016 11:36 am Date Climbed: Mar 13, 2016

New York  Sucess!


Foxy Long Bottoms

Foxy Long Bottoms - Feb 26, 2016 12:03 pm Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2006

July 2006  Sucess!

With Chicagotransplant


SarahThompson - Oct 11, 2012 10:27 am Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2011

With UN 12525 & "Finnegan"  Sucess!

Loop over New York, UN 12525 & "Finnegan" from Pole Star TH. Solo.

Ken Dammen

Ken Dammen - Jun 4, 2012 7:57 pm Date Climbed: Jun 4, 2012

Via Nolan Lake Trail  Sucess!

Climbed New York Mountain via Nolan Lake Trail. Did not see a single person all morning. Nice day and great views. Did this one solo.


EndlessPat - Sep 8, 2011 7:00 pm Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2011

Quiet fall day  Sucess!

Accessed on Polar Star road via dirtbike. The fall colors were in full swing.

REM - Jun 25, 2011 7:58 pm Date Climbed: Sep 11, 2010

West Lake Creek Trailhead  Sucess!

Almost four decades after my first visit to this location.

Brian Kalet

Brian Kalet - Oct 1, 2010 6:38 pm Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2009

New York Lake Traverse  Sucess!


Eric Holle

Eric Holle - Sep 30, 2010 12:14 am Date Climbed: Sep 29, 2010

Nolan Creek  Sucess!

Great easy hike on a perfect fall day!!


BLong - Jan 20, 2010 1:53 pm Date Climbed: Dec 20, 2009

Great Winter Trip  Sucess!

A great winter trip! I loved the Polar Star Hut.


chicagotransplant - Jan 18, 2010 12:07 pm Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2009

Three Times  Sucess!

Been up three times, pretty close to my house actually. First time up July 2006 in the fog with Foxy Long Bottoms from the Polar Star TH. Second time in August 2009 from Nolan Creek in combo with neighboring PT 12525. Third time in July 2017 with Rachael from Nolan Creek with 12525 Great Views of the Vail Valley and surrounding Holy Cross Wilderness Peaks from this one.

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