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Recommended Routes in High Peaks Wilderness - 9

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Favorite Approaching the summit of Mt. Marcy.
Difficult Difficult

Mt. Marcy via Van Hoevenberg Trail

14.0 mi 22.5 km 3,101' Up 945.04 m Up 3,101' Down 945.17 m Down

Lake Pl…, NY
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Favorite Climbing Gothics Cables
Very Difficult Very Difficult

Adirondack Great Range

21.0 mi 33.8 km 7,334' Up 2235.5 m Up 6,777' Down 2065.64 m Down

Keene, NY
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Favorite Hudson river crossing
Difficult Difficult

Allen Mountain Out-and-Back

18.7 mi 30.1 km 3,471' Up 1057.9 m Up 3,471' Down 1058.07 m Down

Lake Pl…, NY
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Favorite View from the Top of Giant's Nubble
Difficult Difficult

Giant's Nubble Out and Back

3.0 mi 4.8 km 1,136' Up 346.28 m Up 1,136' Down 346.11 m Down

Keene, NY
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Favorite Looking out at the top of Indian Pass
Difficult Difficult

Indian Pass Trail

9.5 mi 15.3 km 876' Up 267.14 m Up 1,273' Down 388.05 m Down

Lake Pl…, NY
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Favorite View at the top.
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Mount Jo

1.9 mi 3.1 km 657' Up 200.37 m Up 656' Down 200.02 m Down

Lake Pl…, NY
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Favorite Phelps Brook Dam Pond
Difficult Difficult

Upper Works to Adk

11.8 mi 19.0 km 1,516' Up 462.07 m Up 1,111' Down 338.57 m Down

Lake Pl…, NY
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Favorite Giant Mountain's East Slide Lookout.
Difficult Difficult

Rocky Peak Ridge and Giant Mountain Out and Back

8.8 mi 14.2 km 4,379' Up 1334.76 m Up 4,379' Down 1334.64 m Down

Keene, NY
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Favorite Approaching the summit of Mt. Marcy.
Difficult Difficult

Gray Peak, Mount Skylight, & Mount Marcy via Avalanche Pass

14.8 mi 23.8 km 4,069' Up 1240.22 m Up 4,022' Down 1225.8 m Down

Lake Pl…, NY
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High Peaks Wilderness Hiking

  • 264 Miles 425 Kilometers of Trail
  • 9 Recommended Routes
  • 36 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 31 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 61 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in High Peaks Wilderness - 119

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4.6 mi 7.4 km #1Algonquin Trail
Difficult Difficult
Lake Placid, NY
Difficult Difficult
Lake Placid, NY 18 
3.0 mi 4.9 km #2Ridge Trail to Giant Mountain
Difficult Difficult
Keene, NY
Difficult Difficult
Keene, NY 12 
1.4 mi 2.3 km #3Mount Colden Trail
Difficult Difficult
Lake Placid, NY
Difficult Difficult
Lake Placid, NY
0.6 mi 0.9 km #4Iroquois Peak Trail
Difficult Difficult
Lake Placid, NY
Difficult Difficult
Lake Placid, NY
1.5 mi 2.4 km #5Seymour Mountain Herd Path
Very Difficult Very Difficult
Saranac Lake, NY
Very Difficult Very Difficult
Saranac Lake, NY
4.0 mi 6.5 km #6Allen Mountain Trail
Difficult Difficult
Lake Placid, NY
Difficult Difficult
Lake Placid, NY
4.0 mi 6.4 km #7Avalanche Pass Trail
Difficult Difficult
Lake Placid, NY
Difficult Difficult
Lake Placid, NY
0.4 mi 0.6 km #8Wright Peak Trail
Difficult Difficult
Lake Placid, NY
Difficult Difficult
Lake Placid, NY
9.1 mi 14.7 km #9Calamity Brook Trail
Difficult Difficult
Lake Placid, NY
Difficult Difficult
Lake Placid, NY
1.2 mi 2.0 km #10L. Morgan Porter Trail
Difficult Difficult
Lake Placid, NY
Difficult Difficult
Lake Placid, NY

Photos of High Peaks Wilderness - 112

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Approaching the summit of Mt. Marcy.
May 27, 2015 near Lake Pl…, NY
Algonquin
May 28, 2015 near Lake Pl…, NY
Little Haystack and view northeast through Johns Brook Valley to Big Slide. Shoulder of Marcy to the left, partial view of continuation of Great Range to right, and parts of Basin.
Nov 7, 2017 near Keene, NY
Climbing Gothics Cables
Nov 7, 2017 near Keene, NY
View from false summit of Colden. MacIntyre Range on the right (west/southwest). True summit of Colden on the left (south)
Sep 2, 2019 near Lake Pl…, NY
Lake Arnold with wooded false summit of Colden
Sep 2, 2019 near Lake Pl…, NY
Seward Range from just below the summit of Seymour.
Aug 25, 2020 near Saranac…, NY
Looking south into the High Peaks region from Mt Van Hoevenberg. Taken 10/06/21.
Oct 14, 2021 near Lake Pl…, NY

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