Tag Archives: Dix Range

Marcy is Number One

One of the best views in the ADKs and at 5,344′ is the highest in New York. I’ll have to take peeps word on the view since I enjoyed beautiful view of clouds. Oh joy. But it was worth it. … Continue reading

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Dix Range is Done: Hough Peak, South Dix and Grace

The 4th of July brought a three day weekend. Hmmm…what to do? A friday hike knocking of three more trail-less peaks. Yes. Yes, I think that is an excellent plan. As I expected the Elk Lake trailhead was packed. It … 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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On Deck: Giant

I had a plan. And what do they say about well intentioned plans. Anyways, my plans were set. Hike Giant, like I have many times before (though not since I was in my teenage years) via the Ridge trail (though … Continue reading

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