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Ascent of Mount Marcy on 2012-09-28

Climber: Michael Wanberg

Others in Party:Kelby S
Mike D
Date:Friday, September 28, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Marcy
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:5344 ft / 1628 m

Ascent Trip Report

~25#,K-Bay
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2075 ft / 632 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1046 ft / 318 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.2 mi / 5.2 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Hut Camp
    Weather:Raining, Cool, Windy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2075 ft / 632 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 2025 ft / 617 m; Extra: 50 ft / 15m
    Loss on way in:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:2.2 mi / 3.5 km
    Route:trail from Lake Tear
    Start Trailhead:Feldspar Lean-to  3319 ft / 1011 m
    Time:1 Hours 15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:996 ft / 303 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    End Trailhead:Jct above Lake Tear  4348 ft / 1325 m
    Time:30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 2012-09 ADK (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Lake Colden (Cedar Pt.)2012-09-271280 ft / 390 m
2Mount Colden2012-09-28 a2235 ft / 681 m
3Mount Marcy2012-09-28 b2075 ft / 632 m
4Mount Skylight2012-09-28 c577 ft / 176 m
5Gray Peak2012-09-28 d506 ft / 154 m
Total Trip Gain: 6673 ft / 2033 m    Total Trip Loss: 6645 ft / 2025 m



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