Ascent of Mount Marshall on 2017-03-06
|Others in Party:||Michael French -- Trip Report or GPS Track|
|Date:||Monday, March 6, 2017|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||4364 ft / 1330 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFrank and I walked in on hardpack and ice. A week later- chest deep blizzard!
We were facebook live at Marcy Dam. Then we went to Av Pass, Lake Colden, and the interior outpost and spoke with the caretaker for a long long time... too long! here's some video of our hike. https://youtu.be/NosyAKlxpZY
We took a long time to summit- the last 2000 feet of trail to the summit took me a long time and my heart rate was major.
But, we stopped on top, got a bite, water, and headed back.
We got cold at the interior outpost when we stopped to gear up. Our feet hurt.
And for poor Frank, the last mile was torture on his feet.
I have a little fat, he dosnt have any.
Poor skiinny weirdo.
Speaking with Katie at the interior outpost...
Katie, Frank... and Frenchy behind the camera as usual (2017-03-06). Photo by Michael French.
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|Summary Total Data|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Crampons, Ski Poles, Snowshoes|
| Weather:||Snowing, Cold, Breezy, Overcast|
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