The Best Backpacking in Schroon Lake

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Top backpacking spots in and near Schroon Lake

  • North Hudson, New York

    Dix Range

    14.74 mi / 4301 ft gain
    Dix Range is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near North Hudson, New York.
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  • North Hudson, New York

    East Dix, South Dix, and Hough Peak via Hunters Pass Trail

    13.24 mi / 3232 ft gain
    East Dix, South Dix, and Hough Peak via Hunters Pass Trail is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near North Hudson, New York,.
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  • Ticonderoga, New York

    Pharoah Lake Wilderness 7 Ponds Loop

    8.31 mi / 1322 ft gain
    Pharoah Lake Wilderness 7 Ponds Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Ticonderoga, New York.
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  • Keene Valley, New York

    Backpack the Dix Range

    4.5
    17 mi
    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 Mountaineer store in Keene Valley and asking one of the cler...
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  • Silver Bay, New York

    North Tongue Mountain Range, Five Mile Mountain and Lake George Trail

    11.83 mi / 3402 ft gain
    North Tongue Mountain Range, Five Mile Mountain and Lake George Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Silver Bay, New York.
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  • Keene Valley, New York

    Dix Mountain via Dix Trail

    13.13 mi / 3648 ft gain
    Dix Mountain via Dix Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Keene Valley, New York.
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  • Keene Valley, New York

    Roaring Brook and Washbowl Loop

    4.88 mi / 2579 ft gain
    Roaring Brook and Washbowl Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Keene Valley, New York.
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  • Newcomb, New York

    Allen Mountain via MacIntyre East

    17.78 mi / 3468 ft gain
    Allen Mountain via MacIntyre East is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Newcomb, New York.
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  • Newcomb, New York

    Calamity Brook Trail to Lake Colden

    10.79 mi / 1585 ft gain
    Calamity Brook Trail to Lake Colden is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Newcomb, New York.
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  • Keene Valley, New York

    Bear Den Trail to Dial Mountain and Nippletop

    12.73 mi / 3914 ft gain
    Bear Den Trail to Dial Mountain and Nippletop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Keene Valley, New York.
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  • Keene Valley, New York

    Armstrong Mountain via Weld Trail

    14.84 mi / 3911 ft gain
    Armstrong Mountain via Weld Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Keene Valley, New York.
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  • Keene Valley, New York

    Upper and Lower Wolfjaw Trail

    11.25 mi / 3747 ft gain
    Upper and Lower Wolfjaw Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Keene Valley, New York.
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  • Keene Valley, New York

    Sawteeth via the Scenic Route

    13.41 mi / 3248 ft gain
    Sawteeth via the Scenic Route is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Keene Valley, New York.
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  • Keene Valley, New York

    Backpack Nippletop, Indian Head, Gothics

    5.0
    20 mi / 3473 ft gain
    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 extend or shorten your loop to different preferenc...
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  • Keene Valley, New York

    HG Leach Trail to Colvin Trail to Lake Road Loop

    18.13 mi / 6073 ft gain
    HG Leach Trail to Colvin Trail to Lake Road Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Keene Valley, New York.
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  • Keene Valley, New York

    Roaring Brook Lookout, Giant Mountain, Giant Washbowl Loop

    7.21 mi / 3271 ft gain
    Roaring Brook Lookout, Giant Mountain, Giant Washbowl Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Keene Valley, New York.
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