Mt. Jo Climber's Log

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urraca man

urraca man - Dec 16, 2016 12:54 pm Date Climbed: Sep 10, 2016

Climbed this peak after I came down from Algonquin Peak  Sucess!

Hiked with my father. Good time and a good view.

Sjboatwright

Sjboatwright - Jan 2, 2015 4:13 pm Date Climbed: Jan 2, 2015

First of 2015  Sucess!

A quick and easy hike turned a little ugly when one of our climbers dislocated his finger. 2 hour hike, 2 hours in the ER.

jtellis

jtellis - Sep 28, 2014 9:49 pm Date Climbed: Sep 27, 2014

Up Short, down Long  Sucess!

First hike after a long summer of dealing with persistent plantar fasciitis and then Lyme disease. Still sore and weak, but it was fun and felt great to DO something. Views of the foliage were excellent, and then we walked around the lake before dark.

sirh0213

sirh0213 - Mar 24, 2013 11:43 am Date Climbed: Mar 23, 2013

First winter hike  Sucess!

Was part of a small hiking group out of Albany. Took the long trail. Light snow falling the entire time. Enough people had gone ahead of us that snowshoes were not required, however, microspikes were much needed (ice under the whole trail). Excellent climb. Okay views from the top due to the weather. Well worth the climb.

forgues9999

forgues9999 - May 1, 2011 12:09 am Date Climbed: Oct 5, 1993

Short trail

Hiked with a three year old on my shoulders. Great for te exercise!

TrailtrekerNJ

TrailtrekerNJ - Jun 10, 2010 8:33 pm Date Climbed: Jun 7, 2010

Altitude Adjustment  Sucess!

Summitted Mt. Jo in preparation for the hike up to Mt. Marcy. Completed as a circuit, taking the Short Trail up and the Long Trail down. Stayed at the Adirondak Loj, quite a nice place.

ScAtTeRbOnE

ScAtTeRbOnE - Oct 10, 2009 9:53 pm Date Climbed: May 10, 2005

Quick Hike, Great Views  Sucess!

Took the short trail up, great views of the Mcintyre Range.

Narendra

Narendra - Dec 21, 2008 12:03 pm

Jo  Sucess!

Great hike for kids and/or someone you want to introduce to the dacks

Tahawus

Tahawus - Aug 11, 2008 6:56 pm Date Climbed: Sep 10, 2006

Mt. Jo  Sucess!

Climbed via Nature Trail from the Adirondack Loj. A short, easy climb that provided some great views from the summit ledges, especially of the McIntyre Range to the South and of the Great Range to the East.

EastcoastMike

EastcoastMike - Oct 27, 2007 10:39 pm

Nice dayhike

Went on this one with my dad because he had out of shape friends from work with him that didn't want to do a high peak.

Bill Jirousek

Bill Jirousek - Sep 4, 2007 10:17 pm Date Climbed: Aug 31, 2007

Short trail up, long trail down  Sucess!

Climbed this with the dog. Had to lift him up onto one ledge. I've been up Jo a million times & it's always a pleasure. A nice clear day, spent a while on top identifying peaks with other hikers. The dog was scared of the edge. Took the long trail down, don't think I'd ever gone that way before. Also did Owl's Head on this trip - took the baby up for her first summit - a great short hike, similar to Jo.

Bark Eater

Bark Eater - Aug 26, 2007 7:23 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 1999

Nice loop hike  Sucess!

Did the loop hike. Hazy but nice views of the high peaks from the top.

CookieMonster

CookieMonster - Jul 24, 2007 11:52 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 1985

First Climb  Sucess!

Up the short trail and down the long trail. I couldn't be contained on the bottom, fell, and scraped my knee. The ranger came and taught me to slow down a little. Came back ca. 2000 and still agree that this is one of the best view vs. effort hikes out there.

sherpapeaks

sherpapeaks - May 28, 2007 7:24 pm

Short and very Sweet

A quick easy hike with some great veiws

Like2Hike

Like2Hike - Feb 15, 2007 4:59 pm

Short trail up, long trail down  Sucess!

Great little hike, and a blast for the kids. A perfect introduction for little ones.

chilkoot

chilkoot - Aug 9, 2006 4:44 am

A long wait  Sucess!

I had been hiking in the high peaks for 12 years before I ever climbed this little gem. What an astounding view from the top!

CRiedel2

CRiedel2 - Jul 11, 2006 7:30 pm Date Climbed: Sep 5, 2005

Impressive for a short hike  Sucess!

My son and I hiked up Mt. Jo during my first visit to Adirondack Lodge in September 2005. We hiked up the steeper, shorter trail and down the slightly longer, less steep trail. There's a spot at the top that's almost a false summit if you don't pay attention. We stopped there and I wasn't too impressed until we found our way to the actuall summit. Nice views for a little mountain like that and gave me a nice view of Algonquin on the other side of the lake, which I'll be hiking next week.

Moose023 - Jul 11, 2006 2:28 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2006

Mount Jo Climb  Sucess!

Short Trail up and Long Trail down. Great view reward for minimal effort.

horalka

horalka - Feb 15, 2006 10:19 pm Date Climbed: Feb 13, 2006

Short trail up & Long trail down  Sucess!

It was our last and only half day in Adirondacks so we decided to do this short hike which started right behind our cabin. The sun was shining the whole 3 days, but this last day was very murky and it was snowing. The view was supposed to be very rewarding for such a short hike, but I did not expect to see much. I was mistaken even with the snow there was a little bit of sunshine coming through the clouds so our view was not too disappointing just little different than from the previous hikes. Still very pleasant hike, but in winter crampons are a must. It is very rocky with a little bit of scrambling at the top part.

ZoneOne

ZoneOne - Nov 13, 2005 1:51 am

Route Climbed: Long Trail Up and Down Date Climbed: July 29, 2005  Sucess!

Climbed with Mary Beth while Rob was climbing Cascade and Porter.

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