Fire Tower

The Peaks at Peak

21Sep2020
Author:RaChelle Martz
We had one seriously hot summer, but as quickly as September arrived, so did the beautiful cool weather that makes us all turn off the air conditioners and crack the windows at night. Along with the...

One Down, Four to Go!

13Aug2019
Author:Shaun Kittle
How do you make the view from a mountaintop even better? Put a fire tower on top! For the record, I generally disagree with building structures of any kind on a mountain. But the fire towers in the...

Hiking Wakely Mountain

06Aug2018
Author:Beth Lomnitzer
A couple of years ago, the fire tower on Wakely Mountain had some structural damage. Because it is so tall, it takes quite a beating from winds. The four support posts of the tower had weakened over...

5 ways to spring hike the ADKs

28May2018
Author:Shaun Kittle
Wildflowers, waterfalls, endless views, and the return of our summer birds — sounds like spring in the Adirondacks! Anyone who hikes here knows there’s a huge variety of trails, but in spring we try...

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