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The first half of the mountain is easy going and makes for a good warm-up for the rest of the climb. The second half is moderate. If you’re hiking in winter, bring poles. The trail is basically a frozen over stream so footing can get slippery. The summit view is outstanding. Good bang for your buck

23 hours ago

Stunning 360 views.

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23 hours ago

This wooded hike was rewarding in the end with a solemn and serene view! Took my DH and I 45 minutes to ascend and about the same to descend. The main picture for this trail was not the view we experienced but maybe that would be seen taking the other trail (took Old Farm Rd.). Since this is a wooded hike, it would be more enjoyable to revisit this in the Summer for the moving and less slippery creek flows or the Fall for the picturesque foliage! If you plan to do this hike anytime soon/this Winter, wear microspikes or waterproof boots with good tread - dried leaves can be deceiving! ;-)

This is a four star winter hike, because the Herbert Brook and Upper Works region are just so magical in the snow. The trail itself is icy and difficult to follow in parts, and of course there is NO view on Marshall’s summit. There are some nice views of Coleen on the trail, however.

Well marked trail with a longer less steep option along the AT plus a steeper shorter option behind old bear mountain bridge house.

Decided to re-hike SLM before winter kicks in. The weather at the Mountain was better than it was a few miles away in Plattsburgh. Real nice and easy solo hike. On clear days such as this, the view at the high point is always great! I decided to bushwhack most of the way back down and check out the limited view to the North which was a lot of fun. Also, SLM has a geocache!

This hike was a ton of fun! Completed it on 12/2/17. Decided to do Sawteeth as well. Our route went as follows: parked at the Ausable Club and hiked up Lake Road to the dam at the Northern end of Lower Ausable Lake where we crossed the bridge and began our ascent. Hiked up to the trail junction where we turned left to first summit Sawteeth. Around 8" of snow at the summit there. Then, we headed back to the split and went up toward Gothics via Pyramid. On this trail there was over a foot of snow the entire way (already!!) with drifts up to 2 feet. Made some hot cocoa up tip and had a near-death experience as I slipped and fell and slid at the peak of Gothics. If it weren't for a rock sitting on the summit I would've slid right off the peak. Word to the wise: ALWAYS WEAR SPIKES AT EXPOSED SUMMITS. Overall a great hike that ended up being about 18 miles round-trip.

Great little hike around the lake. All flat, well maintained trail. good for all ages.

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1 day ago

This an easy, family-friendly walk.

great climb along the brook with many cascades. BUT the trail from the pond to the summit is not "easy" moderate at best. certainly worth the effort.

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1 day ago