46Mountains

"A pursuit of hiking the 46 High Peaks of the Adirondacks"

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Cascade Mountain and Porter Mountain

Posted on October 17th, 2012.

Timetable Cascade Mountain Cascade Mountain is one of the most enjoyable mountains to hike. Originally Long Pond Mountain, its name was later changed to Cascade when it was found that the waterfalls near its base flow into the two Cascade lakes. Directions Start hiking at the Cascade Mountain Trailhead. The trail is well defined and […]

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Seymour Mountain

Posted on October 17th, 2012.

Timetable Getting to the Seymour Mountain Herd Path Quick and Dirty Start hiking at the Seward Mountain Trailhead. Continue following the Blueberry foot trail until it ends at the Ward Brook Trail. Turn right down the Ward Brook Trail. You will see the first cairn on the right just after the first bridge on the […]

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Giant Mountain and Rocky Peak Ridge

Posted on October 17th, 2012.

Timetable Giant Mountain Giant Mountain was named for its imposing looks and position over Keene Valley. The first recorded ascent was by Charles Broadhead on June 2nd 1797 while surveying the Old Military Tract. Quick and Dirty Start hiking at the Chapel Pond Trailhead. Climb the 0.7 miles of the trail marked with Blue DEC […]

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Big Slide Mountain

Posted on October 17th, 2012.

Timetable Big Slide Mountain “Big Slide is named after the massive slide on its south face which did not exist until massive rains caused it in 1830″ (adirondackalmanack.com). One of the more popular ways to get to Big Slide is starting at the Garden parking lot. NOTE: There is a $7.00 per day fee for […]

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Mount Esther and Whiteface Mountain

Posted on October 17th, 2012.

Timetable Mount Esther Mount Esther is named after Esther McComb. In 1938, at the age 15, Esther attempted to summit Whiteface Mountain from the north when she became lost and ended up making this mountain’s first recorded ascent. Quick and Dirty Park on the other side of the turnaround from where the ASRC building is […]