Hadley Mountain

A hike up Hadley is an endurance test - you ascend ~1,000' in the first mile or so - but the views of the Great Sacandaga Lake, and the surrounding Adirondack park are incredible (especially on a blue bird day like we had)!   We also attempted to bushwhack to Hadley's nearest neighbor, Rountop Mountain, but …

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Black Mountain Loop

Black Mountain -- our first in the Adirondack/Catskill Fire Tower Challenge.  The hike was nice, and the views of the north end of Lake George were perfect!  We did the entire loop so that we could check out Lapland Pond (and the lean-to) and Black Mountain Pond. Distance: 7.25 miles Time: 4:58:24 Height: 2,646′ Party: …

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