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Rhughson47Summer Slugging  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2013

Rhughson47

Climbed in wet weather and I'm pretty sure the trail is (in dry conditions) a dry riverbed. Not much for a view but I ended up linking this climb with Haystack for a pretty solid day.
Posted Mar 6, 2014 3:38 pm

LesterLongWonderful trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 16, 2013

LesterLong

I greatly enjoyed climbing up through the snow covered pines, hearing the brook next to me on the way up.
Posted Nov 17, 2013 8:54 am

yadahzoemtnTable Top and Phelps  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 18, 2008

yadahzoemtn

Got these in Summer Sole. #2 Winter ascent Jan. 24, 2009 with Bill and Dan.
Posted Sep 1, 2013 11:34 pm

OnagerTabletop Mtn.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2013

Onager

Summited Tabletop Mountain 4427' around 12:30AM during a 15 mile night hike from the overflow parking at Adk Loj at South Meadow Ln. We intended to spend our Saturday relaxing at Marcy Dam, our campsite, but after eating our freeze-dried dinner we changed our mind. A weather window opened up and we left Marcy Dam, torches on, at 7:30PM. Followed the Van Hovenberg trail to the Tabletop junction, trekking through a lot of mud, and made it to the summit around 12:30AM. The summit is extremely uneventful so we left soon after we arrived. The descent was long and muddy; very difficult on the knees. We made it back to Marcy Dam, striked our camp, and made it back to S. Meadow Lane by 2:30AM.
Posted Jul 27, 2013 3:42 pm

AlphaRomeroMy 2nd ever 46er
Date Climbed: Jul 15, 1976

AlphaRomero

I remember this well! A fellow Boy Scout had to take a dump at the top, and did not lower his pants properly. We ended-up burying his pants near the top of the mountain and he borrowed an extra pair from me! He probably still has mental issues with that embarassing day! (Check my vintage "Dear Grace" letter in the Pictures section)
Posted Dec 23, 2012 7:03 pm

ScAtTeRbOnETabletop/Indian Falls  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 30, 2012

ScAtTeRbOnE

3" of fresh powder on ground, otherwise not much snow, Came in from South Meadows, lunch at Indian Falls, love that spot, decent views from ridge and summit area, nice sunny day in the High Peaks.
Posted Apr 9, 2012 8:53 pm

Bkoziol3Table Top  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2011

Bkoziol3

a fine summit with good views and an easy hike up.. I thought Phelps was more difficult to be honest.. Beautiful ADK evening though.
Posted Aug 22, 2011 7:38 pm

stokelHot and Trees  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2009

stokel

Hiked with Phelps.
Posted Jun 17, 2011 11:36 am

mike_lindacherTable of Trees  Sucess!

mike_lindacher

Least exciting High Peak?
Posted Dec 17, 2010 12:44 pm

CBakwinYo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 31, 2010

CBakwin

Climbed this by mistake when I missed the turn to Marcy.......
Posted Nov 3, 2010 11:49 am

redmondMarcy, Tabletop, Phelps  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2010
Made this side trip on the way back down the van hoevenberg from Marcy. Wet and muddy, but easy enough. Weather was beautiful and I spent some time at the summit even though there wasn't much of a view.
Posted Aug 3, 2010 11:57 am

mancopaTable Top   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2010

mancopa

Nice little day trip. Pretty easy peak. The trail is pretty well worn, and was nice and muddy. But beyond that, no complaints. A good peak for beginners.
Posted Aug 2, 2010 10:47 am

JimWallaceLong day at Adk  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2009

JimWallace

This was a long day for me.I started from the Loj at 6 am,summitted Marcy,Skylight,Gray,bushwhacked back to Marcy and then climbed Table Top for an appetizer.This was the last weekend day in the ADK's for 2 months that it did'nt rain ....Jim w
Posted Jan 6, 2010 10:24 pm

EastcoastMikeDayhike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2009

EastcoastMike

w/ Marcy and Cliff.
Posted Aug 4, 2009 8:58 pm

jtellison the way back from marcy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2009

jtellis

walked up on my way back to the adirondack loj from mt. marcy. very muddy! fun trail though.
Posted Jun 18, 2009 7:28 pm

NarendraTabletop  Sucess!

Narendra

Rather uneventful but an easy trail to follow
Posted Dec 21, 2008 11:06 am

Bill JirousekDifferent perspectives  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2007

Bill Jirousek

The trail was dry and easy to follow. On the way up, the view of Colden was from an angle I had not seen before. It looks very pointy & steep. After you pass the treed-over summit, there is another viewpoint. Haystack looks very cool, can't wait to climb it, although I am thinking about saving it for my final 46er.
Posted Sep 3, 2008 12:09 am

TahawusTable Top Mountain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 20, 2006

Tahawus

Climbed with Phelps via the Van Heovenberg Trail from the Adirondack Loj. Had a bit of a difficult time locating the beginning of the herd path off Van Hoevenberg. Discovered it was just before the sharp turn to Indian Falls just beyond the ski trail. Decent views of Marcy and the Great Range from the blowdown field near the summit.
Posted Aug 11, 2008 2:05 pm

TLPMud City  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 21, 2007

TLP

By far the muddiest mountain I have ever been on. My pants were caked in mud from this. I did it along with Phelps. It is not a fun climb.
Posted May 16, 2008 2:58 pm

starship_jenFrom the Loj  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 8, 2008

starship_jen

Headed from Phelps to Table Top. Had a few, partial views of Marcy and even Whiteface in the distance. Lots of clouds, rain, and snow. Chilly and wet--miserable. #31/46 : )
Posted Mar 17, 2008 9:56 pm

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