November Hiking in the Adirondacks - Advanced/Intermediat­e

  • November 16, 2012 · 4:00 PM
  • Keene

Still want to get out of town this weekend for a challenging hike?

There are still spots left for this weekend's Adirondacks hike.

Take a look, there is still time!  Comfortable hostel, Group dinner on Saturday.

And the Adirondacks are in peak season for hiking in November!

The Hikes:
Saturday: Advanced hike.  Giant Mountain by way of Bald Peak and the Rocky Peak Ridge.  Roughly a 12 Mile hike with 5500' of total elevation and beautiful views.

(A few people are considering a moderate hike for Saturday.)

Sunday: A six mile hike - tbd


Getting a Spot: The cost of the Hostel per person is $50 for the weekend. It's best to pay by paypal to reserve a spot.  I can give you PayPal information once you RSVP.

I will provide refunds up to a day before the trip.

Prerequisites: Hikers should have some winter experience, and  should have at least two 10 mile hikes of over 3000' of elevation two months before this trip.  Giant Mountain is a formidable mountain and we may hit winter conditions.  So, please be sure you are a solid intermediate hiker with winter experience before you RVSP.  Contact Kennedy if you are not sure.


Food and Lodging:
We'll organize a group dinner Saturday night.

Plan to bring your own breakfasts, but if we get enough kitchen volunteers we can have group breakfasts as well.

Plan to bring your own lunches and trail food as well.


Gear:
Standard winter hiking gear suitable for single digit temperatures

That includes:
- Wicking base-layer, insulating mid-layer, and water-proof shell
- Winter hat, gloves, socks
- Chemical hand and foot warmers

Traction devices required - no exceptions.   (e.g; Micro-spikes, etc.)


Weather:
Expect temperatures in the 30s during the day and low twenties at night.  Come prepared for low temps on the summits.

Estimated Cost:
$50 for lodging.

$5 - $10 for food if we decide to cook a group meal
$20 to $30 for snowshoes if you rent them (may not need them this time)

Riders, please cover all gas and tolls for the trip!


See you on the trails!

Kennedy

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  • Charlotte

    HI
    Is there any way to do that only on Sunday? thanks

    November 15, 2012

  • Ron K.

    Anyone doing moderate hike on Saturday?

    November 14, 2012

  • Larry A

    I'm driving and have room for three passagers. I've already contacted Stacie.

    November 12, 2012

    • Jutta

      Where are you leaving from, and what time?

      November 13, 2012

  • Jutta

    I am also looking for a ride still

    November 12, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Anyone have room in their car? I'm coming from NYC and looking for a ride!

    November 11, 2012

  • Kennedy

    I will have more information in a day or two. The guide is building a quote now.

    September 19, 2012

  • MARCIA A.

    Could we get more info about the lessons? Website? Costs?what does it entail?

    September 19, 2012

  • Rocky

    Hi Kennedy just out of curiosity could you share the name of the hostel? Also is there a charge for the guided lessons?

    September 19, 2012

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