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challenging, rewarding hike

We undertook this as a day hike, and definitely had our work cut out for us! Wouldn't recommend as... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Robyn S
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Ontario, Canada
Challenging hike for beginners

Although the day ended up being fairly rainy, especially at the top where the wind really increased... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Joshua B
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Hamilton, Canada
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Great for hikers, this 5,344 foot mountain has more than 2,000 trails.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Keene, NY
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank Robyn S
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Although the day ended up being fairly rainy, especially at the top where the wind really increased to the point where it was blowing sideways, it was still a fairly long hike for any hikers with out much experience. The uneven, rocky terrain is definitely...More

1  Thank Joshua B
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I am almost 60, and completed Marcy Mt from the Adirondack LOJ this week. Unless older hikers are both fit and agile (and bull-headed), I wouldn't recommend it. Sunrise was at 5:15am, and I signed in and started walking at 5:30am (and finished back at...More

18  Thank NewStart78
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Marcy is a good mountain. If you have yet to do a high peak probably shouldn't start here. Usually a very busy trail so if you get confused its easy to ask someone for help.

2  Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We started around 830am and it took us about 5 hours to summit, including a 30min break at Indian falls and 10min break at 4500 ft. The climb from Loj to Marcy dam was not too bad, some boulders along the way etc. The path...More

2  Thank Ravi B
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This was the first mountain I ever hiked. Let me tell you know, it will be cold at the top during October (I'm from the south, so I don't truly understand cold). It's also an all day hike, but I came across plenty of people...More

2  Thank JRBradley
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Did marcy last October, whew, long, muddy, wet, rocky, summit had foot and half of snow, took us 7 1/2 hours

Thank bessie7881
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Climbing Mt. Marcy is definitely an all day hike.. My husband and I started the ascent on the Von Hoevenberg trail, it was quite beautiful all the way up but for our first time mountain hiking it was quite challenging. We left at 8:30am made...More

1  Thank Dawn U
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Summary of Review: This review ended up being surprisingly long, so I decided to make a summary here. I did the hike to Mt. Marcy’s peak using the Van Hoevenberg trail and it took me 4.5 hours to reach the peak. The hike was VERY...More

19  Thank Van D
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

It's a long hike but not really too difficult with the exception of the 45 minutes prior to the summit. The view from the summit is oh-so-worth it. In fact, it is easy to get lost in the view and lose track of time! If...More

3  Thank prayj
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Phil L
2 August 2017|
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Response from Ravi B | Reviewed this property |
You can get to Albany, NY either by bus, flight or train and then get a bus (greyhound) to Keene, NY for Mt. Marcy trail.
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