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Ascent of Mount Marcy on 2012-05-27

Climber: Mike Wright

Others in Party:Felix
Date:Sunday, May 27, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Marcy
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:5344 ft / 1628 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked from Heart lake after a late start, 1030am, up the Phelps trail to the summit. After a short break we descended Marcy, cooked a chili and climbed Skylight. The weather began to change, so we quickly decided to head down, though nothing ever developed. We headed back to Heart Lake via Lake Tears of the Clouds and Lake Arnold which was punctuated by a particularly beautiful section of trail. This route back was very long and at times rough but made for a great loop. Back at the car by 9pm.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy to threatening, warm
Ascent Part of Trip: Marcy Hike

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Mount Marcy2012-05-27
2Mount Skylight2012-05-27



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