Ascent of Mount Marcy on 2020-09-06

Climber: Powen Ru

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, September 6, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Marcy
    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
Ascent Statistics
    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
Descent Statistics
    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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