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iquest4itBirthday Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 28, 1995

iquest4it

We took full climbing gear which made for 70+ lb. packs over the top and in to Avalanche Pass. Brought to ex-military friend and they both said the hike was tougher than advanced training. Lots of bears too!
Posted Dec 27, 2010 1:23 pm

JowHP #6  Sucess!

Jow

Great hike and views. stopped at lake placid brewery after for some delicious local brew
Posted Dec 1, 2010 2:39 pm

CBakwinYo
Date Climbed: Oct 31, 2010

CBakwin

Did not summit, we had an issue just a 1/4 mile from the top (just past where you come out of the trees). Lots of snow, and wind, but otherwise a nice day and a fun climb.
Posted Nov 3, 2010 11:52 am

LDuszerfrom the AKD Loj  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2007

LDuszer

the weather was nice the whole way up, but the trail was muddy in spots (typical of the Aidirondacks). Beautiful views from the top. I'm glad I made it up early since there were throngs of people coming up when I headed down.
Posted Oct 6, 2010 10:26 am

maddie77777A rough one  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 14, 2010

maddie77777

Hiked this one with my wife, who's a bit slow. Took us 11.5 hours to do the 15 mile Van Hoevenberg Trail, with about 7 hours of cold and rain. Still, a great day, despite no views at the top.
Posted Sep 18, 2010 6:40 pm

redmondVan Hoevenberg Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2010
Parked on South Meadow and started up around 6am. Reached the summit around 9am and spent half an hour alone up there until the summit ranger arrived. Weather was beautiful. On the way back down I made side trips up Table Top and Phelps. Amazing views from Phelps but was much too crowded for my taste. Reached my car around 3pm and headed on down to the Catskills for some hiking the next day.
Posted Aug 3, 2010 11:48 am

davebobk47From ADK Loj  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2010

davebobk47

With my brother, overcast but nice--still had some views. 5:30 round trip (2:45 up, 2:45 down)
Posted Jul 25, 2010 7:26 pm

gintherjFrom Slant Rock  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 7, 2009

gintherj

Did it as part of a solo trip. Climb itself was not too bad, but given the time of year, there was steady rain and limited visibility at summit. Loved the lean to, hated having to post hole the entire trail from it.
Posted Jun 23, 2010 2:59 pm

TrailtrekerNJLongest Solo.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2010

TrailtrekerNJ

Followed the Van Hoevenberg Trail up & down. Stayed at the Adirondack Loj for the convienence of an early start, nearness to the trailhead and the ammenities of a bed and cooked meals.
Posted Jun 10, 2010 8:44 pm

BergFlickaBeautiful peak...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 1994

BergFlicka

lots of people, good friends and great memories.
Posted May 26, 2010 2:56 pm

JimWallacewinter trek  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 20, 2010

JimWallace

A great ending to a long hike.We hiked in at Upper works and climbed Marshall,Cliff,Redfield,Gray,Skylight and finished thr deal with Marcy.Weather was extraordinary for most of the two days.By the time we reached marcy's summit clouds had rolled in along with high winds nd fridged temperatures.The hike out to our car spot at the Loj was pleasant below treeline.It was a great way to close oput the winter season...JimW
Posted Mar 31, 2010 10:50 pm

96avs01Balmy Split Skiing  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 10, 2010

96avs01

It was a balmy -10F with 40+ mph winds at the top. The trail was a little too narrow to board down, so we descended mostly in split-ski mode. Only saw 2 skiiers on the upper trail, so had it pretty much to ourselves.
Posted Jan 13, 2010 7:39 pm

JimWallaceMt.Marcy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2009

JimWallace

Mt.Marcy was outstanding.This was a picture perfect day.I also summitted Skylight ,Gray and Tabletop on the same day.It was one of the last dry days in the Adirondacks for this season
Posted Dec 14, 2009 5:52 pm

xDoogiexHP #2  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2009

xDoogiex

my first solo mountain adventure. first time really out in the mountains. amazing view! was worried it was gonna be cloudy bcuase it rained all night. Went up phelps mountain too. long day
Posted Nov 12, 2009 11:10 pm

pjpross2From the Loj  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2008

pjpross2

This is the mountain that inspired me to climb and be out doors more. Did it alone in great conditions compared to others that have posted (although it was a bit overcast).
Posted Oct 20, 2009 6:31 pm

ScAtTeRbOnEChilly October Nights  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 7, 2006

ScAtTeRbOnE

Hiked up VanHoevenbeg from South Meadows where we camped. Beautiful warm day on the summit, decent number of people there. camped at Slant Rock. Packed out past Bushnell Falls through Klondike Notch, great fall hike.
Posted Oct 9, 2009 10:18 pm

sprossedaWindy Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2006

sprosseda

My fiance and I summitted Marcy one fall day after heavy rains moved out. We were the only ones up there as the winds battered us. This is an amazing area!
Posted Oct 7, 2009 12:49 pm

derektheredhike with dad  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2009

derekthered

Was up and down in about 6.5 hours, with 40 minutes at the top. Aside from Mount Washington, my most crowded peak yet. Great weather yielded great views.
Posted Sep 23, 2009 12:39 am

Sierra Ledge RatDumped!  Sucess!

Sierra Ledge Rat

Climbed Mt. Marcy with my new HOT girlfriend, we planned to arrive on the summit at dark to enjoy a romantic sunset. But I forgot to bring headlamps for the descent. It was a dark, overcast, moonless night and it took 6 hours to descend. In the morning we were covered with bruises and she dumped me. (:
Posted Sep 15, 2009 2:26 am

Waderwader  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2009

Wader

great hike, lots of people on the trail.sometimes to many..awesome views.
Posted Sep 6, 2009 3:20 pm

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