Whiteface Mountain Climber's Log

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woodstrider

woodstrider - Apr 28, 2005 4:27 pm

Route Climbed: From Atmospheric Reseach Center, both Date Climbed: 11/30/96 and Dec 25, 98  Sucess!

Beautiful weather. Both times winter like conditions. In Nov. we walked down the road.

SMILLER

SMILLER - Nov 24, 2004 2:31 pm

Route Climbed: WILMINGTON RESEVOIR TRAIL Date Climbed: OCTOBER 9,2004  Sucess!

NICE HIKE-TRAIL NEEDS WORK, LOT'S OF DOWNED TREES ACROSS TRAIL-NICE VIEWS FROM THE SUMMIT. ALWAYS THE MOUNTAINS

Bill Jirousek

Bill Jirousek - Sep 29, 2004 3:17 pm

Route Climbed: A trail Date Climbed: Sometime in the 90's  Sucess!

I did this one during buggy season one year with the Boy Scouts. We were spread out along the trail but I could tell where everyone was by the clouds of black flies hovering above certain sections of trail.

avidwanderer

avidwanderer - Sep 24, 2004 7:39 am

Route Climbed: Not the road Date Climbed: August 2002  Sucess!

Not sure what route I climbed, I was following a more experienced guy whose whiteface summit was his last for 46! There were women in bikinis on top!! (I think they took the elevator...)

mikethehiker

mikethehiker - Sep 8, 2004 9:27 pm

Route Climbed: normal Date Climbed: september 2004  Sucess!

Very nice hike, it demands a constant effort and a lot of water, but the view on the summit is superb on a clear day... well if you don't look at the tons of people coming by car.

kevsmith

kevsmith - Jul 16, 2004 11:15 am

Route Climbed: Wilmington Trail from the reservoir Date Climbed: July 10, 2004  Sucess!

Warm day, consumed a lot of water. The hike in from the reservoir is moderate, recommend grabbing Esther on the way. One of my favorite parts was the wall along the highway, and the final tenths of a mile to the summit are suspenseful. The top was swarmed, 50 people or so, high tourist area, most drove of course. Still the views on Lake Placid and the High Peaks in the distance are well worth it. I descended the longer way to Connery Pond, for a different experience.

redcell6613

redcell6613 - Jul 12, 2004 8:36 pm

Date Climbed: October 2003  Sucess!

Too many people

hillman

hillman - Jun 6, 2004 2:43 pm

Route Climbed: from the res Date Climbed: 5-29  Sucess!

Wierd to have throngs of tourists eating packed lunches. They couldn't figure out why someone would hike that mountain...

grandwazoo

grandwazoo - Dec 2, 2003 7:18 am

Route Climbed: Ski Center Date Climbed: 1980  Sucess!

Spent sometime up there after the Olympics.

mt10climber

mt10climber - Sep 27, 2003 11:49 am

Route Climbed: Right up the from the ski center Date Climbed: 07/03/03  Sucess!

Climbed from the ski lodge up bike paths. found summit trail behind the highest ski lift. Fun trail with the ropes and all. Clear skies, great veiws.

climber46

climber46 - Aug 6, 2003 7:58 pm

Route Climbed: Old Marble Mtn Ski Area Approach/Wilmington Trail Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2000  Sucess!

I am proud to say that I have never reached Whiteface's summit by car or chairlift. I have only hoofed it to the top to the 'amazement' of the tourists at the top. This hike had many great views and was a worthwhile hike. I definitely recommend the Marble Mtn approach as it shortens the approach to the mountains by almost one mile.

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