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Guided Hikes and Backpacking Trips

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2016 Guided Hikes and Backpacking Trips
High Peaks Day Hikes

High Peaks Day Hikes
Whether you are working on your 46, uncomfortable approaching the High Peaks on your own, or just looking for a great hike in the mountains, these one-day guided trips are for you. We'll discuss safe low-impact travel, route selection, off trail navigation, and the rich natural history of the Adirondacks. All hikes are strenuous and will require a full day of hiking.
Cost: $75 (Members receive 10% discount), includes guide and instruction.

Street & Nye (elev. 4,166' & 3,895'), 9 Miles
February 20, 2016
March 13, 2016
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Table Top (elev. 4,427'), 10 miles
March 19, 2016

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Esther(4240 ft),6.6 miles
March 12, 2016

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Phelps (4161 ft), 7 miles
February 21, 2016
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Overnight Trips

Young Member Winter Adventure
January 29-31, 2016
Spend two nights in a yurt and explore the High Peaks Region with other young adults ages 18-40. You’ll have the opportunity to participate in winter recreation including snowshoeing and cross country skiing, climb a high peak, build friendships, and learn outdoor skills to become a proficient winter hiker.
Location: Heart Lake Program Center/Field
Cost: $115 (Members receive 10% discount) includes instruction, all meals, and use of group equipment (yurt, stoves, cook sets, etc.)
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Intro to Winter Camping
February 13-15, 2016
Have you mastered summer hiking and camping? Are you eager to begin winter explorations, but lack the confidence or the know-how? This experiential, cold-weather workshop will cover the fundamentals of equipment, nutrition, low impact camping, and safety.  We will travel by snowshoe to a backcountry camping spot where participants will learn how to set up camp, cook, stay warm and dry, and be prepared for the unexpected in the demanding conditions of winter.
Location: Heart Lake Program Center/Field
Cost: $199 (Members receive 10% discount); includes instruction, group gear, and food.
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Teen Programs

Winter Teen Adventure 
January 16-18, 2016
This three-day, two-night winter adventure is for teens ages 14 to 17.  Explore the High Peaks Region while we build friendship, camaraderie and winter outdoor skills in the Adirondacks.  Participants will experience staying in a yurt (with wood-stove) while hiking high peaks and learning the skills to become a proficient winter hiker.
Location: Heart Lake Program Center
Cost: $186 (Members receive 10% discount); includes instruction, transportation during the course, all meals, and use of group equipment (yurt, stoves, cook sets, etc.).
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Scholarships are available to cover the participation fee.

Custom Guided Hikes
Do the scheduled group hikes not fit into your schedule? ADK does offer custom guided trips and programs to fit your needs.


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