Ascent of Mount Marcy on 2008-08-16

Climber: John McHugh

Date:Saturday, August 16, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Marcy
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:5344 ft / 1628 m

Ascent Trip Report

A long, but not technical hike. A solid 8 hours round-trip without messing around, plus time to eat at the summit. Beautiful views of the Adirondacks. The view from Marcy Dam near the beginning of the hike is absolutely wonderful.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3200 ft / 975 m
    Round-Trip Distance:15 mi / 24.1 km
    Trailhead:Adirondack Loj  2144 ft / 653 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Partly Cloudy

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