Really nice hike! Well-marked trail, flat for much of it and the uphills were not too steep. Several great outlooks on the way up. The peak was significantly windier/chillier than the bottom so bring layers. We loved the views, it wasn't too crowded, and it was an easy 2.5 hours up and back.

hiking
4 months ago

Such a fun hike ~ views were amazing ~ Better than expected

This was a spectacular hike, with an amazing view for relatively little effort. I completed this one with my 12 year old daughter and her friend, and while it took some effort on their part, they were quite please when we reached the summit. The trail was dry and well maintained. Very easy to follow. Definitely one I would do again, and one I would recommend to any interested in hiking to a mountain summit, even the 4 legged members of the family!

We did this trail late afternoon, ate dinner and waited for the sunset. it was beautiful. Hiked down with headlamps. Fun hike. Lots of switchbacks.

hiking
6 months ago

Excellent hike, great for those who are getting back into hiking. Easy, clear trail great for kids and dogs.

hiking
6 months ago

Party of 7 with three dogs hiked it July 30th. Hot day in the sun but most of the trail is shaded so the temps were great. Three or four great view points on trail, views of Garnet Mine and Gore Mountain and as you reach the final false summit and the actual top, great broad views of North Creek, the little valley it sits in and the ponds just north of town. Its an easy hike, even if you pack in some lunch supplies and drinks. Only gets steep just before the summit. Not a lot of shaded areas near the top, and there are some steep dangerous drop offs. Look at the map, good portion of the right hand side of the trail (during ascent) is pretty much sheer drop. But that's what gives the great broad views as well. Our party (12-50 yrs old) was up and back in less than 3 hours and we had lunch at the top. Trail head is easy to find and parking is ample. Its a busy trail, there will be other people Fri-Sun and almost everybody had a dog or 2 with them.

Wow such spectacular views! Multiple 'false' peaks totally worth the hike to the top. It was definitely harder than expected

hiking
9 months ago

I hiked this as a sunrise hike and it paid off with excellent views. The trail wasn't steep and very easy going. I had the whole summit to myself. I will definitely do this hike again.

Easy to find. Beautiful trail with many scenic views along the way, would've stayed longer at the summit had it been less buggy (luckily the breeze kept the bugs at bay until that point). Took about 3 hours and that was with stopping to take photos along the way. Best views for an easier hike I've ever experienced!

Snowshoed here through 1-2ft yesterday. It was my first legit snowshoe hike of the winter and I may be a little out of shape. Took me about 3.5 hrs with stopping for lunch. Great views, trail was very well marked. If you're into beer stop by Paradox Brewing after, it's about 20 minutes away.

hiking
Friday, October 14, 2016

great hike! perfect view :) definitely doable for less experienced hikers. I wore my running shoes and I was okay. the trail is gradual, a nice mix of up and down, not a lot of drastic spikes up in elevation. the last mile is a steeper hike.

hiking
Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Nice views!

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Sunday, October 09, 2016

Loved this trail, nice gradual incline and nice views from several vistas, including the peak. Never crowded either.

Friday, September 16, 2016

amazing! did it in 2 hours 45 minutes with my dog the views were great it was hard to leave ! trails were maintained and marked and.

Monday, September 05, 2016

Best bang for your buck! Great views of I disturbed park lands!

Sunday, September 04, 2016

Awesome trail, nice combination of terrain. Did this hike with kids and 4 dogs. Only one other group on the mountain. Amazing views throughout, especially at summit.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Great hike! The distance is longer than this app says, but there are no really steppe parts. It is a gradual incline or decline the whole time. The view at the top is great!

Thursday, August 04, 2016

it was amazing great views trail was well marked. loved how it went up and down the end was great because u had to climb some but when u break open to the top it's the most beautiful views can't wait to see it in the fall time!

hiking
Saturday, July 30, 2016

Great hike. Not difficult. Several viewpoints along the way. Amazing views of rolling Adirondack mountains at the summit.

hiking
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

A pretty easy trail- not too hard and lots of pretty views along the way. Took about 3 hours total even with a longer break to enjoy the views at the top. Also had 2 dogs with us and they seemed to fare pretty well!!

*it needs a new sign in sheet in the book*

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