WHITEFACE + ESTHER

Location: Wilmington, NY, USA Starting Point: Atmospheric Sciences Research Center Elevation:  Whiteface 4,865ft (#5 on High Peaks List) Esther 4,239ft (#28) Ascent: 3,975ft Route We Took: Starting at Atmospheric Sciences Research Center Total Distance: 16km (10 miles) Time: 7.5 hours (with breaks) Level of Difficulty: Moderate Whiteface and Esther are #6 and #7 on my list of…

CASCADE MOUNTAIN + PORTER MOUNTAIN, NY

Location: In between Lake Placid and Keene, NY, USA Starting Point: Cascade Mountain Foot Trail Elevation:  Cascade 4,098ft (#36 on High Peaks List) Porter 4,060ft (#38) Ascent: 1,940ft Route We Took: Cascade Mountain trailhead to Cascade summit, back down to junction, head to Porter summit, return to parking Total Distance: 10 km Time: 5 hours Level of…

MOUNT MARCY

Location: Lake Placid, NY, USA Starting Point: Adirondack Loj, Lake Placid Elevation: 5,344ft (#1 Highest Peak) Ascent: 3,166ft Route we took:  Start from the Log parking you with go by Marcy Dam, along Phelps Brook, up to Indian Falls to summit. Return. Total Distance: 24 km Time: 8 hours Level of Difficulty: Tough long day   Mount Marcy is a…