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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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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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A Teasing Lover: Rocky Peak Ridge

Hiking the High Peaks you begin to develop a relationship with “her”. Some days she gives you all the beauty and happiness you could ask for. On other days, she is like a teasing lover, teaching you a lesson and tempting you … Continue reading

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Maine Magic: Family Vacay

After nearly 20 years we returned to where we used to go to for a summer vacation. It’s funny how “big” Kennebunkport Maine felt as a kid, and while still a great town, a smaller downtown than we remembered. So … Continue reading

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