Ascent of McKenzie Mountain on 2017-05-07

Climber: Cheryl Steiner

Others in Party:Rachael Paragon
Date:Sunday, May 7, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:McKenzie Mountain
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:3832 ft / 1167 m

Ascent Trip Report

Saranac 6er's ultra, McKenzie, Haystack, Scarface, St. Regis, Ampersand, Baker.
16 hrs, 42 min TOTAL. Started 4:45 am at bell, finished 9:28 pm at bell.
13 hrs, 54 min hiking;
2 hrs, 48 min driving & 'aid stations.'
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I wished for something like this when i was planning our Saranac 6er Ultra, so I thought I'd do it to help others. Of course, we all have different paces, but it's a starting point of reference. We took no rest or peak breaks, and rushed all day (2017-05-07). Photo by Cheryl Steiner.
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Summary Total Data
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Raining, Cold, Windy
Rained/Drizzle/Snowed off & on all day, about 45F at start, 32F at finish
Ascent Statistics
    Route:off Whiteface Inn Ln, JackRabbit Trail
    Time:16 Hours 42 Minutes
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Saranac 6er's Ultra (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1McKenzie Mountain2017-05-07 
2Haystack Mountain2017-05-07 
3Scarface Mountain2017-05-07 
4Saint Regis Mountain2017-05-07 
5Ampersand Mountain2017-05-07 
6Baker Mountain2017-05-07 

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