Ascent of Mount Marcy on 2008-08-02

Climber: Thomas Morrisson

Others in Party:Capt. Alex Young
Kevin DiChillo
Alex Hug
Date:Saturday, August 2, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Marcy
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:5344 ft / 1628 m

Ascent Trip Report

We 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
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:3 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:3 Hours 0 Minutes

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