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urraca manWindy!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2017

urraca man

Beautiful. Scramble at the top was quite technical with wind blasting. Lots of fun!
Posted Jun 13, 2017 8:53 pm

nannerbotsGreat Views  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2016
Had the summit to myself for a good twenty mountains. No wind(surprising), great weather, and great views.
Posted Oct 25, 2016 10:51 pm

Reiksgib2nd time up  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2016


Fantastic rocky scramble at the top. Love this peak.
Posted Sep 30, 2016 7:43 am

JRaphaelsonFrom the Loj  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 21, 2015


Very icy November hike.
Posted Nov 22, 2015 9:28 pm

TheWolfIsLooseMacIntyre Range Winter Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 16, 2014


Completed the MacIntyre traverse in February of 2014. It was BRUTALLY cold, with temps reaching 40 below with the wind chill... EPIC!!
Posted Nov 2, 2015 4:12 pm

jm141302All by my self  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2014


Left early and was the only one at the top, even during the Lake Placid Iron Man weekend. Hiked to the Dam and up between Whale Tale and Wright. Continued on to the rest of the ridge.
Posted Aug 12, 2015 12:01 pm

realdeal577Side trip!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2014


Made side trip to Wright on the way to Algonquin to tag another 46er. Actually seemed harder than Algonquin(maybe just needed 2nd wind). No views from summit, misty rain with high winds but still a fun time!
Posted Oct 4, 2014 6:22 am

ColinzeyeLong Run  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2014


Marking 4/46 this was a great climb. While looking across at the the continuing hike up Algonquin it was very discouraging....however the first part up to the junction is by far the worst of this entire hike....including going over to iroquois
Posted Aug 16, 2014 1:49 pm

technicolorNHside trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2014


Sixty minutes from the summit of Algonquin to here via the trail. Some aircraft parts are still there next to the plaque. Two of them looked to be landing gear components of some sort (heavy steel) but there was a bit of aluminum too.
Posted Jun 23, 2014 11:19 pm

CObergsteigenLast peak of trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 7, 1998


Nice peak to end trip with
Posted Mar 7, 2014 1:30 pm

mtwashingtonmonroeAwesome day on the MacIntyre's  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 10, 2013


Beautiful day on the peaks of the Mac Range
Posted Oct 14, 2013 2:30 pm

yadahzoemtnFirst three of my 46  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2008


Algonquin, Iroquois, and Wright with the Adirondack Club.
Posted Sep 1, 2013 11:40 pm

Lucon the way to Algonquin  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 20, 1995


-40, fun!
Posted Aug 23, 2013 12:32 pm

OnagerDangerous Weather  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 23, 2013


Summited Wright Peak 4580' via the trail from the ADK Loj after summiting Algonquin and after an abandoned attempt on Iroquois Peak due to severe, hurricane-force winds (gusts of at least 80mph) inhibiting further travel on the unmarked and very exposed trail to Iroquois. Severe wind on Wright, along with the steepness and exposure towards the summit made it a very difficult attempt. We mananged to get next to the summit but could not clamber onto the large rock that marks the summit (5 feet from us) due to the danger of being blown down the exposed rock by the incredible wind.
Posted Jul 27, 2013 3:55 pm

gintherjNew Slide Approach  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2013


Great slide climb, though a tricky base to find (i.e. v. dense bush whacking to get there). Start at the first Avanlache lean-to, following the brook for most of the way up, cutting over before its end (about 20-30 minutes). I couldn't see the new slide from the trail and went a bit too far - making for some "interesting" path-finding :) Slide itself was great, and it comes out just shy of the summit.
Posted Jul 16, 2013 8:37 am

nefarious_1_Easy climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2013


Nice little climb, include Algonquin with it. Definitely worth the trip, the aircraft remnants intrigued me!
Posted Jul 16, 2013 12:25 am

AlphaRomero4th 46er, Long Time Ago!
Date Climbed: Jun 15, 1977


Found my old 46er letters and logs. This was my 4th. Found the B-47 plaque but no pieces!
Posted Dec 24, 2012 12:17 am

SjboatwrightFog and incredible wind  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 14, 2012


100 foot visibility and 50 mph winds kept us from lingering, but we made it up in about 2 and half hours from the Loj.
Posted Nov 18, 2012 11:28 am

Brian PierzCrusin'  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2012

Brian Pierz

Climbed up this badboy on a beautiful Summer morning with my pal #9. The lot was full, adding an additional 2 miles on our roundtrip, but I believe we made the top in 2 hours. Perfect summer hike in the Adirondacks. Made it back down in time for a dip in Mirror Lake, some UBUs and dinner at LPPB, a nap, then a nightcap at Zig Zags. #16 for me.
Posted Oct 24, 2012 11:39 am

MlaskyHot & Humid  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2012


Did the ridge run...Algonquin/Boundary/Iroquoi/Wright
Posted Sep 27, 2012 1:02 am

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