Ascent of Mount Marcy on 2020-09-06
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Sunday, September 6, 2020|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||5344 ft / 1628 m|
Ascent Trip Report- started with a headlamp at 4am.
- no water at 2040 (640m).
- bushwhack to get water (2.5 l) at the upstream of Flume Brook.
- parts of trails are not maintained, muddy at many sections, overgrown at places, even a section just below the summit.
- some class 2 scrambles near the summit, many scrambles along the range.
- filled water again at the headwater of Haystack Brook.
- road hike after The Garden TH (fee required to park).
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||9033 ft / 2752 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||9033 ft / 2752 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||23.9 mi / 38.5 km|
| Grade/Class:||Class 2|
| Quality:||9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Mud/Swamp, Scramble, Exposed Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Headlamp, Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy|
| Gain on way in:||8494 ft / 2588 m|
| Gain Breakdown:||Net: 4344 ft / 1324 m; Extra: 4150 ft / 1264m|
| Loss on way in:||4150 ft / 1264 m|
| Distance:||13.2 mi / 21.2 km|
| Route:||Range Trail|
| Start Trailhead:||Rooster Comb 1000 ft / 304 m|
| Time:||14 Hours 3 Minutes|
| Loss on way out:||4883 ft / 1488 m|
| Loss Breakdown:||Net: 4344 ft / 1324 m; Extra: 539 ft / 164m|
| Gain on way out:||539 ft / 164 m|
| Distance:||10.7 mi / 17.2 km|
| Route:||Hopkins Trail|
| End Trailhead:||Rooster Comb 1000 ft / 304 m|
| Time:||6 Hours 9 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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