Tag Archives: Adirondack High Peaks

Mud, Swamps, Bogs and Rain: Panther Peak and Couchsachraga

As a solo day hiker there are only so many weekends and only so many summits I can ascent in one day. What to do? Renting a cabin in the ADKs to use as a basecamp and save on the … Continue reading

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Street and Nye: Mud, Rivers and Lesson Learned

A week after climbing Dix I was feeling the hiking itch in full swing. With some rain and cloud cover in the forecast, a couple viewless peaks were the perfect remedy. Nye and Street are not known for having the epic views that … Continue reading

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Boom. Dix is Done.

The mountains have been calling for some time and I finally ventured out for the perfect inaugural ADK46 hike of the season. The ADK weather gods were in full force. A bit of a chill (yes I was the only one in … Continue reading

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14 in 2014: The Epic, the Mud and the Cloud Cover

Who can believe it that hiking season came to a close a month ago. I’m still feeling the itch to be back on the trail but with the short (and cold) days I’ll have to satisfied with dreaming/planning of next season in the … Continue reading

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Intro to the Dix Wilderness: Macomb Mountain

Following up on my hike up Mt. Marshall on Saturday I took advantage of the three day weekend and squeezed in one last trek. Macomb is my first venture into the Dix Wilderness and the Elk Lake Trail. Early Big … Continue reading

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Mud Madness: Mt Marshall

With daylight hours running short and few hiking days left I decided to tackle a single mountain and get another “trail-less” peak off my list. Mount Marshall probably isn’t one of my favorite hikes – but still enjoyed some nice lake … Continue reading

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