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Hiking Solo: Climbing Lake George’s Fifth Peak

By: Justin Devendorf Living in Albany, NY provides one with the ability to be strategically located within driving distance of several distinct mountain ranges. Driving south on the New York State Thruway one could hike in the Catskills, driving east are the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts and to the north lies the Adirondack State Park. …

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The Toughest Hike of My Life (So Far) – Climbing Seward, Donaldson and Emmons Mountains

By: Justin Devendorf It was July 23, 2017 just before 4:00am. I found myself standing at the Seward Mountain trailhead in the pitch black Adirondack darkness with two of my close friends, Sean and Chelsea. As we inspected our gear one last time, we mentally prepared for the challenging hike that lay ahead of us. …

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Epic 15,600′ Vertical Backcountry Ski Trip on Silver Peak

At The Trailhead By Lucas Paschuta @solartrekking Cubby Film Productions – Lucas donates to Protect Our Winters for every like and comment he receives on his videos. Located off highway 89 roughly two miles North of Squaw Valley Ski Resort is Pole Creek Road, the access point to Silver Peak and the popular Bradley Hut. …

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