ADK Winter Backpacking - Base camp at Marcy Dam, hike Mt. Colden, Algonquin and return Sunday.
Friday March. 22nd: Leave NYC around 3pm and drive 6 hours north to the ADK Loj. Hike in to Marcy Dam and camp at the lean-tos.
Saturday March 23rd: leave early and complete the loop around Avalanche Lake and then up and over Mt. Colden. Return to Marcy Dam for the night.
Sunday March 24th: Rise early, pack camp and head for Algonquin. A quick out and back on Algonquin and back to the Loj for the ride back. Back home by 10pm.
Getting a Spot: RSVP yes! Then email me. If you disappear after the RSVP, I have to change your status to let others attend. PLEASE no 'Maybe' RSVPs
Prerequisites: Hikers should have solid winter backpacking and peak bagging experience.
You agree when you sign up for this group or any of the events that you have read and understand the below.
If you join us for this hike, please understand that the organizer is not a professional guide and that you are responsible for your own preparedness, well-being and safety for the duration of this meetup. Hiking has inherent risks that can lead to serious injuries. The organizer will only provide a meeting place for hikers who wish to attend. It is your responsibility to research the hike, know the area, bring the proper gear and have the skills necessary to return to the starting point safely.
Your attendance on this hike signifies that you have read and accept the terms of this liability waiver.