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Nice little hike with some beautiful little waterfalls!

The little red house at the beginning of the trail is an "artist's cottage" owned and operated by the DEC. Artists submit their portfolios and, if they are selected, they get to stay at the house for a week or so from March to September. There is usually a very nice person living here so respect their privacy and try not to make too much noise as you're passing by. Don't look inside the windows. The person staying there, if not busy painting, will sometimes take you on a tour of the old cabin.

Went today. Weather was perfect. Conditions still muddy at the top. Very rocky trail--slippery! We veered off to hit Rocky Peak Ridge making this a 6.5 hour hike and 7.7mi. Not including the time spent at each peak. Brought 60oz of water and didnt run out. Lots of bugs on the trail. View at Rocky Peak Ridge was gorgeous! Took about 2.5 hours to hit the junction before Giant.

An awesome trail. Continued on to SW Hunter ( Leavitt peak). 10.28 mile loop. Well worth it.

Exhausting hike, very hot today. But great views and neat old hotel to see

Short hike fire tower challenge. Great view from tower

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It's a great little hike! The two side trails add to the exercise but the main trail has all the cool fixings.

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Amazing views of you go off trail a bit and out on rocks. Definitely good views prior to reaching the summit

The views were amazing!!

Pretty good hike with no bugs but lots of mud. Took us about 2.5 hours. The first half is all flat and then a decent climb the rest of the way.

Park over on Fuller and walk to beginning of trail. Pretty easy hike with gorgeous view near the top. Wouldn't recommend going if it is muddy out or has been raining a lot as part of the trail is where water run off goes.

One of the nicest views I have ever seen. Definitely a moderate hike.