Rooster Comb and Snow Mountain Loop Trail

MODERATE 13 reviews
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Rooster Comb and Snow Mountain Loop Trail is a 5.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Keene Valley, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
5.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
2,034 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

Take this amazing loop hike over two smaller peaks with amazing views in the High Peaks of the Adirondacks. This is a wonderful hike that takes you to two smaller peaks that aren't climbed as often as the more popular 46er peaks. Rooster Comb has a false summit on the way up but the views from the top and from a ledge overlooking the valley make it worth it. Snow Mountain has great views of Giant Mountain in the distance. The trails are well marked. Use the track in this guide as a reference.

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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Just a great relaxed hike. The trail is marked well and the terrain is very manageable. This is ranked moderate. I haven't done any easy hikes but this was much easier than other moderates I have done. Don't get me wrong, I was sweating but it was extremely enjoyable. I think I'll be back to camp along the trail and take it to Lower Wolfjaw.

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