Six million acres of mountains and waters, 46 high peaks over 4,000 feet, 3,000 lakes and ponds, and 30,000 miles of rivers and streamsit's no wonder the Adirondacks welcome 10 million visitors each year. With so many wilderness opportunities to choose from, travelers in the Adirondacks need a concise travel guide, and Discover the Adirondacks is the ideal choice. With 50 multi-sport trips, informative turn-by-turn directions and maps, crisp photographs, and trip planning advice, this guidebook invites first-time visitors or seasoned explorers to experience the best the Adirondacks have to offer.
About the Author
Peter Kick, a native of the Catskill Mountains region, is a licensed wilderness guide who has led trips throughout the Adirondacks. The author of several hiking and mountain-biking guides, including the Catskill Mountain Guide and AMC's Best Day Hikes in the Catskills & Hudson Valley, he has also written for Backpacker, Outdoor Traveler, Sailing, and Adirondack Life.
Table of Contents
1 High Peaks RegionHiking Mount Jo Avalanche Lake/Algonquin Mountain Mount Marcy Cascade Mountain Baxter MountainMount Baker Owl's Head Lookout Giant MountainThe Great Range 2 Northwest Lakes Region Hiking Mt. Arab St. Regis Mountain Jenkins Mountain Bear Mountain Biking Bloomingdale Bog Deer Pond Loop Rollins Pond Santanoni Preserve PaddlingRaquette River Upper Saranac Lake Lower and Middle Saranac Lakes St. Regis Canoe Area Bog River Flow Whitney Canoe Area Cranberry Lake/Oswegatchie River Fish Creek Loop 3 Southeastern Mountain Region Hiking Tongue Mountain Buck Mountain Sleeping Beauty Mountain Treadway Mountain Pharaoh Mountain Severance Hill Crane Mountain Blue Ledges on the Hudson Hadley Mountain BikingWarren County Bikeway Hudson River Recreation Area Shelving Rock Bay PaddlingSchroon River Lake George Islands Hudson River 4 Southwest Lakes Region Hiking Snowy Mountain Blue Mountain Goodnow Mountain Bald Mountain/Vista Trail BikingCarter Station Black Fly Challenge Inlet Bike Trails Moss Lake PaddlingIndian Lake Raquette and Forked Lakes