Catskill 3500: [Bushwhack] North Dome and Sherrill

Saturday, February 6, 2021

Are you ready for a winter bushwhacking challenge? You’ll need to be prepared for a serious day. Both North Dome and Sherrill feature steep vertical climbs and rock ledges that we’ll carefully negotiate while traversing this beautiful, untouched area of Catskill wilderness. Today’s adventure is a true bushwhack.

These peaks are required for Catskill 3500 Club Membership and are #27 and #31 Catskill Tall Peaks (elevation 3,606’ and 3,558’).

Level: Challenging (Learn More)

Mileage: 8.5 miles

Elevation Gain: 2,434 feet

Departure:

The North Face, UWS

Check-in Time: 5:30 am

Departure Time: 5:45 am

Return Time: Approximately 8:00 pm

$99.00

Limited spots remaining

This is a limited-capacity trip.

While COVID-19 remains a concern, we are limiting our van capacity to a 10-person maximum, including guides, and leaving the middle row empty for all trips. The limited-capacity trips have a $20 fee to accommodate the changes we need to make for the COVID protocol. The fees will only be in effect for limited-capacity trips. Learn more about what we are doing to keep everyone safe.

Wear

  • Hiking boots (required)
  • Weather-appropriate, moisture-wicking, athletic clothing (no cotton)
  • Wool or synthetic socks (no cotton)
  • Waterproof gloves
  • Warm hat
  • Buff
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses

Pack

  • Adventure Untamed will provide any traction devices you need, but if you have your own microspikes/snowshoes/crampons, feel free to bring them
  • Insulating puffy and insulating pants
  • Fleece / mid layer
  • Windproof/waterproof top and bottom layers that can fit over all other layers
  • Lunch
  • Ample Snacks
  • At least three (3) liters of water (*note* if temperature is below freezing do not bring hydration bladders – will freeze)
  • Backpack
  • Sunscreen
  • Hand / foot warmers (optional)
  • Extra layers to adjust for changing weather conditions
  • Extra pair of wool socks
  • Trekking poles (optional)
  • A change of clothes for the ride back (optional)