Ascent of McKenzie Mountain on 2017-05-07
|Others in Party:||Rachael Paragon|
|Date:||Sunday, May 7, 2017|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Location:||USA-New York|
| Elevation:||3832 ft / 1167 m|
Ascent Trip ReportSaranac 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.'
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
| Route:||off Whiteface Inn Ln, JackRabbit Trail|
| Time:||16 Hours 42 Minutes|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Saranac 6er's Ultra (0 nights total away from roads)|
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