Mt. Marcy Summit in One Day

Mt. Marcy Summit in One Day


Photojournalist will be hiking the highest point (5,344 ft) in New York State.
 - Mt. Marcy, September 21-23, 2012.
 Trip will include staying at the Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) bunkhouse at Adirondack Loj, and traversing the 7-mile Van Hoevenberg Trail, High Peaks Wilderness Area, New York, gaining 3600 feet of elevation gain and returning in the same day. The journey is steep, rocky and demanding. 
 Seeks assignment detailing 1st person account.
Reviews possible of personally owned equipment including  Katadyn Hiker Pro Microfilter, Jansport Katahdin 40 Internal Frame Pack , Platypus Big Zip II Hosers 3 - 3 liter/100 oz., Smartwool(tm) socks, or assigner supplied test product (if received prior to departure).
Photo package available.
Local color of Keene, NY can be added.

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  • It looks like rain and high winds. It could get interesting!

    Summary:Moderate rain (total 0.4in), heaviest on Sat afternoon Freeze-thaw conditions (max 52°F on Fri night, min 30°F on Sun morning) Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SSW on Fri morning, gales from the SW by Sat afternoon)

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