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Not a particularly difficult ascent, but a LONG walk in. Plan for the whole day unless you're a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stockton, New Jersey
hard but doable

I started at ADK Lodge at Heart Lake (camped here) This is a great hike for intermediate... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Mark E
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Great for hikers, this 5,344 foot mountain has more than 2,000 trails.
Keene, NY
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a particularly difficult ascent, but a LONG walk in. Plan for the whole day unless you're a trail runner! If you wish to bag the big one, this is it.

2  Thank mandobanjo
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I started at ADK Lodge at Heart Lake (camped here) This is a great hike for intermediate hikers...not sure it should be a first timer..I am in decent shape and 45, went up with my 2 daughters (15 and 17) who are also on good...More

3  Thank Mark E
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Adding to my list of high points, I couldn't wait to tackle the rocks on this mountain. We weren't in a hurry and did the round trip in about 10 1/2 hours. The rocks get annoying at times, but when you reach the top, all...More

2  Thank Joe K
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This was our second high peak and a family affair. We started at 5:30am and made it to the top in about 4.5 hours. We are about 30yrs old and accompanied by a 61 yr old male. We kept a steady pace. We were rained...More

1  Thank Von1287
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Mt Marcy mission complete , 10 hr 45 min round trip, 6hrs up , 30 min break at the summit, 4.5 hrs down, tough terrain of every condition, ice covered trails at start then changed to packed wet snow and you just never knew when...More

4  Thank Cheetah
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Mt. Marcy presents a nice challenge. It's not easy, but not too difficult either. As a 57 yr old and despite having four knee surgeries including one complete ACL, PCL and MCL triad, it did present some difficulties with the majority of the hike being...More

2  Thank Dave M
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We went up Sunday September 3rd. It was our first high peak we have climbed. Overall we really enjoyed the hike but it was a very cold day. It was in the 50's at the base but at the top it was in the 30's,...More

Thank Lindsey P
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Hadn't rained for 10 days so the bolders were pretty much dry. There were just a few muddy spots. Perfect weather. We did it pretty quick. 31/2 hrs up, 30 min at the top with a wonderful steward to point things out and 3 hours...More

Thank g s
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I hiked this in August 2017. It is about 14 miles RT from the ADK lodge at heart lake and a difficult hike for someone in shape imo. If you are out of shape it would most likely be very strenuous. I packed about 3...More

4  Thank catlettfarm
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We undertook this as a day hike, and definitely had our work cut out for us! Wouldn't recommend as a day hike unless you're in good physical shape. Started from the Adirondack Loj - parked along the road a few hundred metres out to avoid...More

1  Thank Robyn S
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Elena P
27 February 2018|
Response from Dave M | Reviewed this property |
Not 100% sure, but take a look at this for Montreal to Keene (Mt Marcy) rome2rio. com Montreal/Mount-Marcy (can't post website/links) It's a great hike! Hope you make it there! If not, enjoy NYC!