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Ascent of Mount Marcy on 2012-06-17

Climber: Stewart McGuire

Others in Party:Peggy McGuire
Kimberly McGuire
Beth Parks
Pete Fincher
Date:Sunday, June 17, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Marcy
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:5344 ft / 1628 m

Ascent Trip Report

Weather was PERFECT! 70s and party sunny. Took 12 hours up and back from Loj. We were one of the first groups to cross the newly built replacement bridget just below the Marcy Dam to replace the one washed away by Irene.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3000 ft / 914 m
    Distance:14.8 mi / 23.8 km
    Route:Van Hovenburg Trail
    Trailhead:Adk Loj  2344 ft / 714 m
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Party Sunny, Breezy and pleasent
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:7 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:5 Hours 



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