Giant Mountain Climber's Log

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urraca man

urraca man - Oct 4, 2017 11:42 am Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2017

Beautiful Day  Sucess!

Awesome climb. The top was covered in fog.

nannerbots - Oct 25, 2016 11:08 pm Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2015

With Rocky Peak Ridge  Sucess!

Great views all the way up.

TheWolfIsLoose

TheWolfIsLoose - Nov 2, 2015 4:37 pm Date Climbed: May 11, 2014

Giant & Rocky Ridge Peak  Sucess!

Combined Giant with Rocky Ridge Peak for a nice dayhike with some awesome views!!

SMichelleA

SMichelleA - Jul 29, 2015 7:57 pm Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2015

Dog's First Hike

We took Roaring Brooke Trail by accident with our collie/shepherd mix and it was a longer hike for the pup's first time. Lots of forest, forest and forest! A few glimpses during the last portion, but really nothing until you get to the summit (I assume). We had to turn around when we were nearly there as our dog was too tired to complete the scrambling near the summit. Not a trail I would recommend for first timers, dog or human. Still a great day in the Dacks, regardless! Maybe will try the other trail someday and reach the finish line!

brian-gordon

brian-gordon - Apr 13, 2015 2:13 pm Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2014

#3  Sucess!

Hiked Giant with Rocky Peak Ridge. Left at 5:30 am and completed both and back down by 11:30 am.

JRaphaelson

JRaphaelson - Apr 3, 2015 8:24 pm Date Climbed: Apr 3, 2015

Giant and Rocky  Sucess!

Beautiful 60 degree day with only three people on the trail. Had the summit to ourselves.

cbeats

cbeats - Mar 3, 2015 10:08 am Date Climbed: Feb 27, 2015

Roaring Brook Trail  Sucess!

Little chilly (4f) but the lack of wind and beautiful views more than made up for it.

J-rodd

J-rodd - Nov 18, 2014 10:37 am Date Climbed: Dec 14, 2013

Nice winter climb  Sucess!

Great climb for a -30c day. It keeps one warm and toasty.

Cisco1974

Cisco1974 - Sep 10, 2014 7:17 pm Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2014

Giant and Rocky Peak from the Zander Scott Trail  Sucess!

The views from this trail are the best I have experienced. As you ascend you take in the cliffs of Round Mountain, then the Dix range and Great range begin to creep slowly into view. What a great place on a 68 degree day!

jm141302

jm141302 - Sep 8, 2014 6:59 pm Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2014

Nice view  Sucess!

Short and sweet. Started at 7:15 and was the first up there. 3 hour round trip.

technicolorNH

technicolorNH - Jun 23, 2014 11:31 pm Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2014

Zander Scott/Ridge trail  Sucess!

Steep but easy to reach for an Adirondack high peak due to close proximity to a road. Two hours and five minutes from trailhead to summit with plenty of exposed bedrock and bugs. I hit RRP afterwards.

Carv

Carv - Jan 22, 2014 3:07 pm Date Climbed: Jan 12, 2014

Winter 1  Sucess!

#1 Winter ADK

Gratton89

Gratton89 - Nov 17, 2013 9:41 pm Date Climbed: Apr 14, 2012

Beautiful views  Sucess!

This peak offers beautiful view over the high peaks and is somewhat of a short hike for high peaks standard. Worth the hike for sure.

yadahzoemtn

yadahzoemtn - Sep 1, 2013 10:23 pm Date Climbed: Oct 24, 2008

Giant and Rocky-Solo  Sucess!

Loved findings some peaks that gaind good vertical before putting in miles and miles and miles and miles.

Luc

Luc - Aug 23, 2013 12:38 pm Date Climbed: Oct 10, 1992

fun  Sucess!

Big group...

nlahue

nlahue - Aug 19, 2013 1:12 am

winter  Sucess!

winter day hike. Great cloudy and poor vis a summit.

Onager

Onager - Jul 27, 2013 4:03 pm Date Climbed: Oct 28, 2012

Foggy  Sucess!

Hiked Giant Mountain 4627' via the Ridge trail route. Moderately easy hike due to its proximity to the parking area. The weather was overcast with light rain here and there and low visibility on the summit. Proceeded to Rocky Peak Ridge by decending from the summit of Giant down a very steep trail.

jcoalter

jcoalter - Dec 31, 2012 12:15 pm Date Climbed: Oct 1, 2012

Wet Summit   Sucess!

Wet week in the ADK's but this was a nice hike for the weather. In a cloud on top, but the clouds opened up on the way down for some great views and great skies.

AlphaRomero

AlphaRomero - Dec 24, 2012 12:40 am Date Climbed: Aug 26, 1981

Giant and RPR weekend!

#14 and #15 of 46ers with a childhood friend whose father started me backpacking

Sjboatwright

Sjboatwright - Nov 18, 2012 11:58 am Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2012

Giant and RPR  Sucess!

A nice two peak day trip.

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