Tag Archives: Trail

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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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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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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