Janet Thomas

  • Hike to Mount Baker in Saranac Lake

    Mount Baker (also referred to as Baker Mountain) stands at 2,457 feet and sits in the village of Saranac Lake and is part of the Saranac Lake 6ers Challenge. This is a moderate out and back 1.8 mile hike with an elevation gain of around 900 feet. ...

    1.8 miles 900 ft gain

  • Hike to Mount Colvin and Blake Peak

    Mount Colvin and Blake Peak are located along the Colvin Range in the High Peaks Wilderness. Mount Colvin is number 39 on the 46er list, at 4,057 feet. Blake Peak is is number 43 on the list, at 3,960 feet, although new surveying methods discovere...

    14.6 miles 4000 ft gain

  • Hike to Gothics Mountain, Pyramid Peak, and Sawteeth Mountain via Beaver Meadow Falls

    Gothics Mountain is number 10 in height on the 46ers list, standing at 4,736 feet. Pyramid Peak stands at 4,550 feet, but because of it's location and closeness to Gothics, it is not considered one of the 46ers. Sawteeth is number 35 in height on ...

    14.3 miles 4900 ft gain

  • Hike to Owls Head Mountain Fire Tower in Sargent Ponds Wild Forest

    Owls Head Mountain is an Adirondack Fire Tower Mountain with an elevation of 2,812 feet. It is located in Long Lake in the Sargent Ponds Wild Forest and is a 6.2 mile out and back round trip hike. The trail head is located on Endion Ln, 2 miles no...

    6.2 miles 1500 ft gain

  • Paddle The Nine-Mile Swamp

    The best place to launch into the Nine-Mile Swamp is along side of Wickwire Road (off from State Route 12) not far beyond the RR Crossing. There is room here for about half a dozen cars. This is a great paddle for the whole family.From the Wickwir...

  • Hike to Street and Nye Mountains

    Street Mountain is number 31 at 4,166’ and Nye Mountain is number 45 at 3,895’ on the list of 46ers. The trails to both peaks are not maintained making these “trailless peaks”, but there is a pretty defined herd path and cairns, making it fairly ...

    8.4 miles 2500 ft gain

  • Hike to Black Mountain in Lake George, NY

    Black Mountain is located on the Eastern side of Lake George and is the tallest mountain above Lake George. The trailhead is located on Pike Brook Road (off from Hulett's Rd, Route 6) in Clemons, NY. The parking area is about one mile up Pike Broo...

    6.7 miles 1046 ft gain

  • Hike to Mount Colden via Avalanche Pass

    Mount Colden is number 11 on the list of 46ers, standing at 4,714 feet. There are a couple routes to Colden from the Loj. This route climbs through Avalanche Pass to Lake Colden and up the steep Lake Colden trail to the summit, and then descends t...

    13.5 miles 3300 ft gain

  • Hike to McKenzie and Haystack Mountains

    McKenzie Mountain stands at 3,861 feet and is one of the highest 100 in the Adirondacks. Haystack Mountain stands at 2,874 feet. Both are part of the Saranac 6ers Challenge.The trailhead for this route to McKenzie and Haystack is located on route ...

    12.4 miles 4100 ft gain

  • Hike to Shallow Lake in the Pigeon Lake Wilderness

    Shallow Lake is a 268 acre remote lake located in the Pigeon Lake Wilderness in Central Adirondacks. This trail starts from Brown Tract Pond Campground, near campsite number 68 via the Shallow Lake Trail. This is a nice and easy hike for all fitne...

    2.8 miles

  • Hike the Great Range Traverse

    The Summits: Mt. Marcy, Mt. Haystack, Little Haystack, Basin, Saddleback, Gothics, Armstrong, Upper Wolf Jaw, Lower Wolf Jaw, Hedgehog and Roostercomb. Total distance is around 25 Miles and an elevation change of over 17,600 feet (gain and loss). ...

    25 miles 9500 ft gain