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Ascent of Mount Marcy on 2017-04-29

Climber: Cheryl Steiner

Others in Party:Rachael Paragon
Date:Saturday, April 29, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Marcy
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:5344 ft / 1628 m

Ascent Trip Report

From Adirondack Loj. Wanted to do Haystack/Skylight/Grey, ended up doing Marcy & Skylight. No beaten path to Haystack and several feet of snow. Couldn't find TH to Grey. Very wet on way back, soaked feet last 6+ miles. Trails were treacherous, and we fell/postholed over & over. There were many snow bridges with water running under them, about to collapse. Hiked a good portion of the day with a father/son team, didn't get their names.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons
Ascent Part of Trip: Marcy/Skylight (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Marcy2017-04-29 
2Mount Skylight2017-04-29 



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