FKT: Elise Mordos, John Breznicky - Five Sisters Loop (NY) - 2020-08-15

Route variation
Standard Loop
Multi-sport
No
Gender category
Mixed-gender team
Style
Unsupported
Start date
Finish date
Total time
3h 40m 52s
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Really great August morning for a FKT as the temp was relatively moderate. Overall, super fun route and enjoyable experience! 

A few notes for further FKT attempts: The route had easily 40 down trees on it from Tropical Storm Isaiah that hit this area 1.5 weeks ago. My guess is that it will easily take a few months to clear up all the trails here. The section where we hit Dunderberg and Bald Mountains were particularly hard hit and made navigating hard since some of the trees with the blazes had fallen. Also, the short connector trail from Timp-Torne to R-D is easy to miss so pay close attention there. Lastly, this route has no streams or other sources of water so make sure to bring enough.

Comments

Awesome job! and great time out there, when I created this route I was excited to see people start to take it on more frequently.