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Giant Mt - Keene Valley NY/Adirondack High Peak A2B

  • Clifton Park / Exit 9 (Fire Road) Park and Ride Lot

    Fire Road
    Off Exit 9
    Clifton Park, NY (map)

    42.863846 -73.774384

  • Blue Nissan

    Giant Mt is the 12th highest peak in the state at 4627'. We will utilize the Ridge trail from Rte 73. This is a steep 3 mile trail (one way) to the summit with 3050' elevation gain. Excellent  high peak views along the way and from the summit. This is a strenuous hike and you must be doing regular aerobic exercise and be in excellent physical condition to participate. Dress for the weather in non cotton clothes and wear sturdy hiking boots. Bring lunch, water, snacks, and carpool cash. No dogs please. We can stop in Schroon Lake for food after for those interested. All persons participating should read and be aware of Hiking Mates Policies, see Pages tab for details. Rain postpones the outing. My cell[masked] if needed.

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  • Jim

    New date July 22 , 2017

    September 18

  • Jim

    Hike postponed due to weather, thanks

    September 18

  • Megan L

    Jim wants everyone to know the Giant Mt hike has been postponed due to weather. He will set a new date tonight.

    3 · September 17

  • Pam

    Aw shucks, I double booked this day. BooHoo, I am leading an easy hike here.. Hope next time comes soon.

    September 6

    • Jim

      Ok Pam thanks, hope to see you before the snow :)

      September 6

  • Irene

    I have pond project to work on and also painting job to do that weekend. Enjoy the hike all!

    September 6

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  • Jim +1
    Event Host

    I like hiking, snowshoeing, and xc skiing

  • Sandis

    I'm a hiker, also photographer. I also do everything that sounds like fun.

  • :Dee

    Always looking for more options and people to hike with.

  • Sue C

    I am new to the region, and looking forward to meeting other outdoor enthusiasts.

  • Ginny

    Hi I'm Ginny, I'm looking forward to doing some real hikes this summer and fall. I... more

  • Cindy

    I am interested in hiking areas of Upstate NY with others.

  • nancy


  • Sue

    slow but steady hiker from St Johnsville NY

  • Rich K

    I am looking to get out and challenge myself

  • Jim
  • Mark

    Looking for moderate to strenuous hikes in Spring, Summer, and Fall

  • MaryAnne

    I grew up near the southern Adirondacks and spent every summer living on Caroga Lake.... more

  • Dave

    My name is Dave, I'm very big into health and fitness. I do crossfit workouts 6 days a week,... more

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  • Rick

    12/3 or whenever, Camp Santanoni- Will xc ski if there is snow. Postponed works for me. (Need to... more

  • Ron M

    I enjoy the solitude and spirituality in nature, with camaraderie. ... more

  • KEN 1.

    Love nature and outdoors .

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  • shirley

    i like to hike and meet people

  • David B

    Love the outdoors, backpacking, primitive camping and hiking. For many years my... more

  • Janice

    I am an avid hiker and hope to find oppportunties to hike with others. I also love... more

  • Debby L.

    I love to hike. Relatively new to Albany and looking toward to meeting other hikers

  • KimN

    Hi, I'm kim. Looking to enjoy outdoor activities, while meeting new people.

  • Badri R.

    Moved from Vancouver, British Columbia and did some fantastic hikes there-the Grouse Grind,... more

  • melinda S.

    I live in Latham, NY and I like outdoor sports including snowshoeing, biking,... more

  • Di

    Enjoy the outdoors

  • Amy
  • Tracy C.

    Hi, I'm a teacher and Mom who loves the outdoors.

  • Amy

    Hi! I love the thrill of exploring new places, in new ways, especially with others... more

  • Patty +1
  • Ann M.

    Hi, I have been a member of this hiking group since 2012 and it's been a great opportunity to... more

  • Irene

    I like out door activies and hiking. Albany is a very pretty place this time of... more

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  • Dennise

    Hi, I'm Dee. Love to get out and hike. Nature and fresh air, nothing better to restore the soul.

  • Maureen M

    I've lived in the area for 30 yrs, but still haven't explored all its natural areas.

  • Susan

    Love to be in the woods...blah, blah, blah.

  • Sue J.

    Hi, my name is Sue... looking to find people to get out and hike, snowshoe and ski with

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  • christine J.

    Lets hike

  • jeff l.

    Enjoy the peaks

  • Russell P.

    Hi, Im looking to enjoy more time outdoor, finally decided to do something about it.... more

  • Martha M

    Hi! Busy professional who loves go unwind by getting out into nature!

  • Kristi

    Hi! I'm Kristi. Just looking to get out and meet new people and participate in fun activities.

  • Denise H

    Enjoy hiking and backpacking the lakes and mountains of the northeast. Did lots in college.... more

  • AJ
  • Ashish

    I am an outdoor enthusiast and can't wait to make new friends.

  • Pam

    Looking forward to expanding my hiking circle of friends.

  • Pam

    Hi. Sounds like this group has something for everyone. So glad you have a rating system.

  • Emily

    I love outdoors and I enjoy nature so much.

  • Anna

    Love to hike when the weather is good

  • Ellen K.

    I love the outdoors, hiking and snowshoeing.

  • Lynne N

    I love hiking and being outdoors.

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