Plotter Kill Ice Climbing


Trip Description


Trip Type:


Ice Climbing

Trip Difficulty:


Class C

Departure:


Sunday, 02/01/15

9:15 AM

-1086 days

Return:


Sunday, 02/01/15

5:00 PM

Approximately 7 hours later

Leader:


Sasha Soloviev

Email: solova@rpi.edu

Phone: 7819295730

Car: Silver Dodge Durango

WIMP:


Amanda Bont

Email: bonta@rpi.edu

Phone: 774-239-8433

WIMP Time: Sunday, 02/01/15 at 8:00 PM

Itinerary:


Go to Plotter Kill Nature Preserve, climb both the upper and lower falls by setting up topropes.

Directions:


Directions to start:
It's on Mariaville Road in Rotterdam, NY. From the tollbooths of Exit 25a on the NYS Thruway, take the first exit ramp on I-88 (exit 25) towards Route 7 / Rotterdam / Schenectady. Make a left on Becker Rd and then a left at the stop light onto NY-7 E/Duanesburg Rd. At the next light (about a mile), make left onto NY-337 N/Burdeck St. Go about 1/2 mile and make a left at the first light, NY-159 W/Mariaville Rd. Go about 3.7 miles and you'll see the Plotterkill Nature Preserve on the right. it's run by the County and is often plowed. There are only spaces for about fifteen cars, so please use the minimum of space.


Directions to end:


Equipment:


  • Moutaineering boots
  • crampons
  • harness
  • helmet
  • eye protection
  • ice tools
  • warm clothes.

Notes:


Also bring food and water.



Destination


Plotter Kill



Latitude: 42.49512°

Longitude: -74.3104°



Participants:

5 of 5 spots filled

  • Jake Stover
  • Helaina Hurwitz
  • Jan Bartos
  • Timothy Waryas
  • Elliot Dorlac

Created: 2015-01-29 00:00:00

Updated: 2015-01-30 18:14:43