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Quite the Hike

I was a 57 year old out of shape women, I got to the summit with the help of a 46er but very... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
mary s
,
Whitehall, New York
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Hikes on the Saddles

There are a couple of very interesting hikes based in Whitehall and on the flanks of Black... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2016
robcurtross
,
New York City, New York
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22 Dec 2017
“Quite the Hike”
20 Nov 2016
“Hikes on the Saddles”
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Pike Brook Road, Whitehall, NY
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I was a 57 year old out of shape women, I got to the summit with the help of a 46er but very difficult for me, very rocky hike, beautiful at the top, took me 7 hrs to do, took my daughter about 4 😆

Thank mary s
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

There are a couple of very interesting hikes based in Whitehall and on the flanks of Black Mountain, sometimes called the Saddles. Wonderful views, and the trails are moderate. Maps are available free at a kiosk in Whitehall.

Thank robcurtross
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Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

A moderately challenging hike to the tallest summit in the Southern Adirondacks. Starting at Pike Brook parking area, the summit is a straight shot up the red trail. Typical rocky and rooted terrain. Some steep ascents and some long inclines lead to one of the...More

Thank FLTravelMaven
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Reviewed 29 May 2015

I enjoy this area as a hunting spot as well as a great commune with nature I found the largest birch tree I've ever stumbled across near the top it had to be 30 inches in diameter Watch out for the true dogleg turn on...More

Thank Patrick C
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Reviewed 7 April 2013

I have hiked Black Mountain many times. You do not have to go all the way to the top. There are hikes to varius ponds that are moderate to easy. Although the view from the top is breathtaking.

Thank MargeM260
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Reviewed 15 June 2012

Great trail, fairly easy hike, but don't go after it rains, the trails where very muddy & washed out.... Also on the way to the summit there aren't enought trail markers

1  Thank Cayna32
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Reviewed 26 February 2012

Althought this is not considered a High Peak the summit has a commanding view of Lake George to the west and great views of Vermont to the east. Start early in the day and carry lots of water and snacks. Bring a camera too! This...More

1  Thank MikeyBoy12804
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Reviewed 1 June 2009

My boyfriend and I chose this to be my first full mountain hike, all the way to the top. It was a lot tougher than we expected -- the reviews elsewhere said it was either easy to moderate, or moderate to difficult, and I'd go...More

2  Thank Ravenclaw79
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