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Snowy Mountain

2021-01-26T08:57:58-05:00

Can Live Up to its Name Elevation: 3899 ft Ascent: 2106 ft Round-Trip Distance: 7.8 miles Location: Route 30 south of Indian Lake Region: Central Adirondacks The first about 2.4 miles is a pleasant walk in the woods which traverses over to and then ascends a major drainage of the mountain. You cross the stream several READ MORE

Blue Mountain

2021-01-26T08:57:58-05:00

A Very Popular Climb Elevation: 3759 ft Ascent: 1550 ft Round-Trip Distance: 4.0 miles Location: Routes 28N/30 north of Blue Mountain Lake (just past the Adirondack Museum) Region: Central Adirondacks The summit of Blue Mountain is definitely not a wilderness area. Not only does it have a fire tower, but it also has many assorted READ MORE

Schafer Trail at Gore

2021-01-26T08:57:58-05:00

Waterfalls and Views of the High Peaks Elevation: 3590 ft Ascent: 2590 ft Round-Trip Distance: 9.4 miles Location: North Creek town park off NY Route 28 Region: Central Adirondacks The new Schaefer Trail, built by Ranger Steve Ovitt, starts at the parking lot for the Town of North Creek’s swimming area.  The lower portion of READ MORE

Vanderwhacker Mountain

2021-01-26T08:58:01-05:00

A Great View of the High Peaks Elevation: 3385 ft Ascent: 1650 ft Round-Trip Distance: 5.4 miles Location: Moose Pond Club Road off Route 28N north of North Creek Region: Central Adirondacks The turnoff from NY 28N comes just after (or before) you cross the Boreas River and is marked by a DEC sign. The READ MORE

Blue Ledges

2021-01-26T08:58:01-05:00

An Interesting Spot Along the Wild Hudson Elevation: 1750 ft Descent: 400 ft Round-Trip Distance: 5.0 miles Location: North Woods Club Road off Route 28N north of North Creek Region: Central Adirondacks The start of the trail passes around the east end of Huntley Pond and is more root-filled than most. After about 0.2 miles, it READ MORE

Chimney Mountain

2021-01-26T08:58:01-05:00

Out of the Ordinary Elevation: 2500 ft Ascent: 760 ft Round-Trip Distance: 2.0 miles Location: End of Big Brook Road of of Route 30 south of Indian Lake. Region: Central Adirondacks Park at a private resort parking lot where they request that you pay $2 to park, so bring along a couple of bucks to READ MORE

Sawyer Mountain

2021-01-26T08:58:06-05:00

Short & Sweet Elevation: 2610 ft Ascent: 630 ft Round-Trip Distance: 2.2 miles Location: Routes 28/30 west of Indian Lake Region: Central Adirondacks Sawyer Mountain is a very popular climb in the Indian Lake area of the central Adirondacks. The large trailhead parking areas are located approximately 4 miles west of Indian READ MORE

Peaked Mountain

2021-01-26T08:58:06-05:00

A Climb in Two Parts Elevation: 2919 ft Ascent: 1245 ft Round-Trip Distance: 7.2 miles Location: End of Thirteenth Lake Road off Route 28, west of North Creek Region: Central Adirondacks Peaked Mountain is a modest sized mountain located northwest of Thirteenth Lake. It is very steep sided, which affords great views of the READ MORE

Moxham Mountain

2021-01-26T08:58:06-05:00

A Great Ridge Walk Elevation: 2360 ft Ascent: 930 ft Round-Trip Distance: 4.6 miles Location: On Fourteenth Road 2 miles from its intersection with Route 28N just south of Minerva Region: Central Adirondacks The Fourteenth Road intersection with Route 28N is 7 miles from the Route 28 – Route 28N intersection just outside of READ MORE