Hiking Algonquin, Iroquois and Wright Peaks

I finally hit double digits in my quest for 46 this past weekend by hiking Algonquin (twice), Iroquois, and Wright Peaks, as well as Boundary Peak (twice). I had always planned to hike these three this past weekend, but I had originally planned to do them with a group, led by an ADK volunteer. She… Continue reading Hiking Algonquin, Iroquois and Wright Peaks

Hiking Mt. Tecumseh in the White Mountains

Why not start yet another hiking challenge, while I'm still working on at least 5 others (Adirondack 46, Adirondack Fire Towers, Adirondack 29, Lake Placid 9, Saranac Lake 6)?! So on Sunday, I headed up to New Hampshire to hike my first 4,000-footer in the Granite State, effectively beginning my NH 48 journey. I didn't… Continue reading Hiking Mt. Tecumseh in the White Mountains

Hiking the Santanoni Range – Santanoni, Couchsachraga, and Panther Peaks

If you are reading this, then you know I survived Saturday's hike of the Santanoni Range. I had joked that I may not, and there were times throughout the hike that I thought finishing might not happen, but thankfully it did. I hydrated like an absolute fish on Thursday and Friday. I drank so much… Continue reading Hiking the Santanoni Range – Santanoni, Couchsachraga, and Panther Peaks

Hiking My First Winter Peaks in Snowshoes

What a weekend! I needed those 4 days more than I realized. Almost 5, because as I was getting ready to go to bed on Wednesday night, I looked at the forecast for Saratoga County and it was looking like a ROUGH morning to be on the roads. Snow, sleet and ice plus rush hour… Continue reading Hiking My First Winter Peaks in Snowshoes