Ascent of Mount Marcy on 2009-07-28

Climber: Brian Frugis

Others in Party:Bob Tarr
Date:Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Marcy
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:5344 ft / 1628 m

Ascent Trip Report

Began at 11 AM, reached summit at 4 PM, left summit at 430 PM, stopped at Marcy Dam at 7 PM, reached back to trailhead at 8 PM.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3144 ft / 958 m
    Elevation Loss:4680 ft / 1426 m
    Distance:15 mi / 24.1 km
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Pleasant Weather, winds only 20 mph at summit
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3144 ft / 958 m
    Distance:7.5 mi / 12.1 km
    Route:Van Hovenburg Trail
    Trailhead:Adirondack Loj at Heart Lake  2200 ft / 670 m
    Time Up:5 Hours 0 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:4680 ft / 1426 m
    Distance:7.5 mi / 12.1 km
    Route:Van Hovenburg Trail
    Trailhead:Adirondack Loj at Heart Lake  664 ft / 202 m
    Time Down:3 Hours 30 Minutes

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