Tag Archives: Lake Placid

Whiteface: A 46er at Last!

It’s official. I’m a ADK46er! Woohoo. Ok, not quite official, I have some paperwork to fill out but I’ve completed the hikes so can wear my ADK46 gear with pride. It took me 2 years, 11 months and 1 day, … Continue reading

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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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Basin and Saddleback: Peak Perfection

Finally, I got the hike I so desperately wanted. Don’t get me wrong I know that the trail-less peaks are part of the game and I save them for the not so perfect weather days but the past two hikes … Continue reading

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Across the lake: Lake Placid Winter Style

The winter does not bring many trips home, even less now that the camp is closed until Spring. So Mom and I decided to make a weekend rendezvous in Lake Placid for a belated bday celebration. I started the day off … Continue reading

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ADK 2013 Wrap Up: 8 weeks, 6 Mountains

After 5+ years enjoying all that the Green Mountains have to offer, I felt the itch this summer to start tackling the Adirondack High Peaks. My Grandfather, Uncle Bob and Uncle Rich all spent many a summer hiking all 46 … Continue reading

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Colvin and Blake. Done and Done.

A three-day long weekend in October equaled another great chance to check two more mountains off my list: Colvin and Blake. I loved Colvin – beautiful Gill Brook Trail does not disappoint. Several hard scrambles but nothing too bad. And … Continue reading

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