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Aug 24, 2012 - Year Three. Marcy/Skylight/Algonquin/Iroquois
Having two years under our belt, and wanting to knock off a bunch of peaks, we headed back to Upper Works and the Flowed Lands area. From here we had options to hike six new mountains and Marcy, which we had to get back to for Allison. This trip was usual five with the bonus of Katie Cardner. We planned for five nights camping, which meant a lot of food. We were pretty much set with gear and camping equipment but our 5.5 mile hike was slowed bit with our 4 bear canisters and packs overflowing with food. Everyone was in a good mood as we...Jump to full entry
Aug 23, 2012 - Year Two. The Lower Great Range. August 4-8 2011.
After much planning and a some degree of knowledge from the previous year. We started off again to knock off the mountains. The same group as last year, Rob, Dave, Jeff, Allison and James. As always it took a bit of time to get ourselves together, make goodbye phone calls and figure out how to get all of this stuff into our bags. As alway, there are some fun bridges to cross, adding excitement and to the day's travels! We Hiked in about 4.5 miles, leaving the relative comfort of the car to Ore Bed Brook Campsite. We arrived late, about...Jump to full entry