High Peaks

Panther Gorge

A coterie of climbers tames the cliffs at one of the wildest, remotest, and most sublime locales in the High Peaks By Alan Wechsler Four and a half hours after our 4:30 a.m. departure from the Garden trailhead in Keene Valley, my two climbing … [Read more...] about Panther Gorge

Rooster Comb

On Rooster Comb cliffs, climbers immerse themselves in wilderness and history. By Phil Brown Each year hundreds of people hike to the summit of Rooster Comb for its great views. Far fewer reach the summit by scaling its cliffs, but the … [Read more...] about Rooster Comb

Grace Peak

Amazing Grace Four hikers pay tribute to an Adirondack legend while climbing the peak newly renamed in her honor. By Susan Bibeau Shortly after moving to the Adirondacks in 1996, I climbed Giant Mountain. Not only was … [Read more...] about Grace Peak

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