Ascent of Mount Marcy on 2008-08-02
|Others in Party:||Capt. Alex Young|
|Date:||Saturday, August 2, 2008|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||5344 ft / 1628 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWe started the climb around 1 PM, in heavy rain and thunderstorms. We heard warnings of flash flooding and slippery conditions on the summit all the way to the top, but that did stop Team America from a successful summit attempt on NY's tallest peak.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3165 ft / 964 m|
| Distance:||14.8 mi / 23.8 km|
| Route:||Van Hoevenberg Trail|
| Trailhead:||Adirondack Loj 2179 ft / 664 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Thunderstorm, Pleasant, Windy, Low Clouds|
| Time Up:||3 Hours 30 Minutes|
| Time Down:||3 Hours 0 Minutes|
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