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Beautiful hike start to finish

This is a really good trail if you are with less experienced hikers. While its not technically... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2016
Myles O
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Very Cool

Avalanche lake is a 12-mile round trip from the parking lot. The going is very easy until you reach... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2015
1000MilesBehind
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21 Nov 2016
“Beautiful hike start to finish”
30 Jun 2015
“Very Cool”
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A remote and beautiful lake near Mt. Marcy.
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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

This is a really good trail if you are with less experienced hikers. While its not technically challenging the views and route are beautiful. Avalanche lake is a stunning place to finish and the perfect spot for a picnic.

2  Thank Myles O
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Avalanche lake is a 12-mile round trip from the parking lot. The going is very easy until you reach a creek bed, then you better hope it didn't rain the night before. For us, it did, so the "dry" creek was flowing and we spent...More

4  Thank 1000MilesBehind
Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

After hiking to the summit of Mt marcy, finally at the 6.8 mile marker back to base a random hiker suggested we trek out to Avalanche Lake and pass on our way back (which would made our DAY hike a whopping 20 miles)- was well...More

2  Thank Dptmax
Reviewed 13 May 2013

Looking for an amazing day hike??.Try the Avalanche Lake hike from the adirondak loj.Total length is about 4 miles.The first two miles from the loj to marcy dam are quite easy and uneventful but soon turns into a beautiful ascent that runs brookside for for...More

3  Thank mark d
Reviewed 14 September 2012

This is a very beautiful mountain lake hemmed in by Mt. Colden and Avalanche Mtn. There are several ways to get to it but one is at the end of a long slog up Misery Hill.

2  Thank Patrick E
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