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Ascent of Mount Marcy on 2008-08-29

Climber: Ryan Wichelns

Others in Party:Gabe Messercola
Geoff Lyman
Sherpa One
Sherpa Two
Date:Friday, August 29, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Marcy
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:5344 ft / 1628 m

Ascent Trip Report

WOOHOO! Backpacked in on the 28th. Stayed at Uphill Lean-To thna hiked up to Marcy in the morning. Not a bad hike at all, from there. Got to the four corners than got on a roll and did the last .9 miles to the summit in a half-hour. The clouds were low today so it was wet, cold and very windy on top. Limited views but for my first time, it was definitely more than worth it. Great hike!
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Hut Camp
    Nights Spent:2 nights away from roads
Ascent Part of Trip: Expedition Marcy 2008 (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Marcy2008-08-29 
2Mount Redfield2008-08-29 
8Mount Jefferson2011-08-13 



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