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Mountain Profile: Marcy, NY

5344' (1629m)
Order of Height
NY:1/46 NE:6/111
GPS Coords (NAD27)
18T 586094E 4884731N
Summit Type View Rating
Rocky (360) A+
Trails Distance Elevation Gain Map Link Difficulty Rating Our Photos
From ADK LOJ 7.4mi (11.9Km) 2625' (800m) 4.2/10 B 2000 Sep 12
2001 May 06
2003 Mar 08
From Tahawus 10.3mi (16.6Km) 3800' (1158m)   6.6/10 B 1999 Jan 25
From Elk Lake 11.0mi (17.6Km) 4200' (1280m)   ? ?  


Marcy is a great hike any time of the year. Summit can be dangerous in bad weather - even in the best of conditions you are 20 minutes away from the relative safety of the tree line. You may want to bag nearby Skylight or Gray while you are in the area.

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Additional Photos (click to enlarge)

Moon shot from Cliff (03/15/03) From Colden (08/25/02) From Marcy shoulder (03/8/03)
From Armstrong (11/3/02) The summit plaque Marcy-Haystack Aerial
Marcy-Haystack Aerial+Topo    

David Kennedy