Ascent of Mount Marcy on 2012-04-19

Climber: Brian Friedrich

Others in Party:Laura Friedrich
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, April 19, 2012
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

Terrific hike with some pleasant views at various points high on the trail. Indian Falls is a worthwhile diversion just off the main trail (30m off). About half of the mountain still had snowy/icy sections of trail, but very straight-forward to follow.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3583 ft / 1092 m
    Round-Trip Distance:12.9 mi / 20.8 km
    Trailhead:1761 ft / 536 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Windy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 13 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 33 Minutes

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