Tag Archives: Summit

Mount Haystack is Heavenly

I’ve finally had an experience that I’ve heard many aspiring 46ers eventually have – an attempt without reaching the summit. To be fair I really only hiked a mile or so in. I was itching for a hike after a … Continue reading

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Sky is the Limit: Wright, Algonquin, Boundary & Iroquois

After three weeks since my last hike I was itching to get out on the trail. But really I can’t complain. In those three weeks I enjoyed two weekends of sailing lessons. Yep. I’m now official for low wind up … 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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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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Into the Wilderness: Donaldson, Emmons and Seward

The Seward Range is the westernmost hikes in the High Peaks. Known for its wilderness and all four peaks are trail-less. Being a day hiker I’d only get to three of the four – Seward, Donaldson, Emmons – and Seymour … 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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