Top Adventures in Keene Valley

  • Hike Rooster Comb Mountain

    Take in two unique views of the Adirondacks on one hike. Rooster Comb offers a great 5.2 mile round trip hike that gives you some unique vantage points. Starting from the parking lot you cross over a nice wooden bridge to the trail registry. Remem...

    5.2 miles 1795 ft gain

  • Climb Haystack, Basin & Saddleback

    This hike starts in the Garden Parking Lot in Keene Valley, NY. The Garden parking lot (operated by the town of Keene) costs $7 per day from late April through the end of October (2014 rate). An attendant is on duty 1 p.m.-7 p.m. Fridays and 7 a....

    18 miles

  • 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 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

  • Climb Baxter Mountain

    Mostly a moderate, 1.2 mile hike to the first summit. The path begins at a moderate grade as it passes under a power line, then there's a continuous climb over switchbacks for 0.8 mile, where the Beede Farm Trail comes in on the left. Go straight ...

    2.4 miles 770 ft gain

  • Backpack Nippletop, Indian Head, Gothics

    We completed this loop over the course of 3 days in late June, however for those who pack extraordinarily light and/or travel extraordinarily fast, this loop could be completed in 2 days. There are also a plethora of trail intersections to either ...

    20 miles 3473 ft gain

  • Hike Indian Head and Fish Hawk Cliffs

    At 10.4 mile long, this lengthy, but easy loop takes you to two ADK lower peaks. The views from Indian Head and Fish Hawk Cliffs will blow your mind away. I love stopping here every time I make my way to ADK. The colors are absolutely gorgeous in ...

    10.4 miles 2000 ft gain

  • Hike to Noonmark Mountain

    This trail actually begins off an easement of private roads at the Ausable Club. From the main road, you will see the Register and signage showing 2.1 miles to Noonmark. Continue on a gravel road until an arrow directs you to take a right into the...

    4.6 miles 2300 ft gain

  • Rock Climb Owl's Head Mountain

    Owls Head Mountain is a hot spot when it comes to hiking. For climbers, it's a great crag to hone in your skills and practice moving fluidly. The height of the wall is on the smaller side, I'd say somewhere around 50-55 feet. The view and rock qua...

  • Explore the Cascade Lakes, NY

    Just off Route 73, in between Lake Placid and Keene, in the gorgeous Adirondack Mountains sits two of the most beautiful lakes and get this...you can park RIGHT on the bank, open the hatch and chill. Don't pass this one up.There is a little gravel...

  • Hike Cascade & Porter Mountains

    Cascade 4,098ft and Porter 4,084ft are two easy peaks which are usually hiked together. The trail starts on Rt 73 and you starts climbing up slowly but not challenging at all. Is 2.4 mIles to summit of cascade, the last 0.2 miles is a open rock s...

    4.8 miles 1900 ft gain

  • Backpack the Dix Range

    Day 1The trail begins about a mile past the intersection of Rt. 73 and Rt. 9 just east of a bridge over the North Fork Boquet River. Note: this trail is unmarked, so be sure to have an accurate map of the area. I recommend going to The Mountainee...

    17 miles

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