Newcomb, New York

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  • Newcomb, New York

    Hike Goodnow Mountain

    5.0
    3.9 mi / 1089 ft gain
    The trailhead is located on NY 28N and is marked by a white trailhead sign that you can't miss from the road. The highly used trail starts out fairly level, then at 0.5 miles begins to ascend steeply in some spots the rest of the way to the summit. The hike is 1.95 miles from the parking area to ...
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  • Indian Lake, New York

    Hike to OK Slip Falls

    5.0
    6.4 mi
    Starting at the parking area you will walk 0.2 miles west on Route 28 to the north side of the road to locate the marked trailhead. After signing the trail register you will follow the the red marked trail approximately 0.5 miles to the first junction.  At the junction you will branch right and f...
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  • Long Lake, New York

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

    5.0
    6.2 mi / 1500 ft gain
    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 north of the hamlet of Long Lake heading towards Tup...
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  • Long Lake, New York

    Buttermilk Falls

    0.17 mi / 36 ft gain
    Buttermilk Falls is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Long Lake, New York.
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Hike Mount Marcy

    4.7
    13.94 mi / 3383 ft gain
    The hike does offer several different terrains and an elevation gain of 3170 feet, which can make you feel like it's going to be a long day. There are four routes for summiting Mount Marcy. This is the most popular route and leaves from the Adirondack Loj. Once you hit the trail, you will head up...
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Hike to Avalanche Pass

    5.0
    10.4 mi
    Starting at the end of Adirondack Loj Road in the far right parking lot you will locate the trail register.  After signing in you will follow the Van Hovenberg trail.  At 1.0 mile you will reach a junction and turn left continuing an additional 1.3 miles to Marcy Dam.  From here there are views o...
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Hike Mount Jo

    4.8
    This short hike offers exceptional views, perfect for late night sunsets and early morning sunrises. Take a lunch date to the summit and enjoy overlooking Heart Lake and New York's highest peak, Mt. Marcy. The trail to Mt. Jo trailhead is located at the enterance station near the parking lot at t...
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Hike Wright, Algonquin, and Iroquois Mountains

    5.0
    Although a bit strenuous this loop climb up the MacIntyre Range is one of the most beautiful climbs in all the High Peaks. I suggest that you travel past Marcy Dam to Avalanche Lake and ascend the range in that direction as the trail from Lake Colden up to the ridge is very steep and best climbed...
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Hike Phelps and Tabletop Peaks

    12.6 mi / 3300 ft gain
    The Adirondack Loj is a BEAUTIFUL place to go to, even if you do not plan on hiking. Located just ten minutes outside of the famous Lake Placid, you do not want to miss visiting this alluring Loj in the woods.Starting from Lot number 1 from the Adk Loj, begin hiking the 2.1 miles to Marcy Dam. Th...
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Hike Algonquin Peak

    4.8
    Algonquin Peak, the second highest peak in New York, is one of the best hikes up in the Adirondack's. If you are looking for a challenging hike with views of the Adirondack park then this is a perfect hike.Starting at the Adirondack Loj, locate the trail head at the end of the parking lot. After ...
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Hike to Mount Colden via Avalanche Pass

    5.0
    13.5 mi / 3300 ft gain
    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 through Lake Arnold, making this a nice 13.5 mile l...
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Hike to the Summit of Phelps Mountains

    3.0
    8 mi / 2100 ft gain
    The hike starts at Adirondack Loj in the High Peaks Information Center parking lot. From there, follow the signs for Phelps Mountain/Mt. Marcy. The trail to Phelps Mountain follows the Marcy trail for the first three miles.The first two miles to Marcy Dam are relatively flat, with the elevation g...
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Great Range Traverse

    20.15 mi / 6680 ft gain
    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). You will need to carry enough water for the day as...
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Hike to Street and Nye Mountains

    4.0
    8.4 mi / 2500 ft gain
    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 easy to follow.Parking is at the Adirondack High P...
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  • Lake Placid, New York

    Hike Mt. Colden via the Trap Dike

    4.0
    14.5 mi / 2700 ft gain
    In the summer, consider this hike for sunset, because what better way to hike one of the most beautiful trails in the Adirondack Mountains than by summiting at sunset and hiking back to your car under the stars? If you've rock climbed before or are simply comfortable with heights and high exposur...
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  • Lake Clear, New York

    Hike to the Summit of Ampersand Mountain

    4.5
    5.2 mi / 1775 ft gain
    Ampersand Mountain is part of the Saranac Lake 6er Hiking Challenge. It is one of six mountains surrounding Saranac Lake. The trail starts just across the street from the parking area. Though there is ample parking it can full up on a good day as it is a popular hike. The trail begins over most...
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