Porter Mountain Climber's Log

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thelisa

thelisa - Oct 2, 2018 1:19 pm Date Climbed: Oct 2, 2018

Another peak bagged.  Sucess!

Cool, rainy hike.

nannerbots - Aug 30, 2016 10:09 am Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2016

Porter  Sucess!

Cascade is better for the bald summit, but combining the two is easy enough. People who want a taste of what the hike peaks are like should definitely combine the two, it should make you want to do more hiking.

technicolorNH

technicolorNH - Aug 25, 2016 7:31 pm Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2016

First of two  Sucess!

One hour and forty three minutes from the TH on the road. The view isn't as good as the one on Cascade but it's still a lot of bang for the buck.

TheWolfIsLoose

TheWolfIsLoose - Nov 2, 2015 5:02 pm Date Climbed: May 11, 2014

Cascade & Porter  Sucess!

Combined Cascade and Porter for a nice, easy afternoon hike of two ADK 46ers. Great views on this hike!!

lorothy12 - Jan 4, 2015 7:26 pm Date Climbed: Nov 7, 2014

First ADK  Sucess!

First ADK hike, great combo with cascade

Ajeeth Ibrahim

Ajeeth Ibrahim - Dec 24, 2014 3:07 am Date Climbed: Dec 21, 2014

Cascade + Porter  Sucess!

Done fairly quickly after Cascade. Had poor visibility that day so could not soak in good views from either, good time nonetheless.

JRaphaelson

JRaphaelson - Nov 7, 2014 10:11 pm Date Climbed: Nov 7, 2014

Cascade and Porter  Sucess!

First 46er and it was a good one!

Cisco1974

Cisco1974 - Aug 27, 2014 8:57 pm Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2014

Porter Cascade twopeat  Sucess!

The easiest of my 46er hikes....#4 & 5. Tons of people due to the proximity to the road. The views here are astounding!

jtellis

jtellis - May 15, 2014 10:40 pm Date Climbed: May 15, 2014

First ADK peak in four years  Sucess!

My first Adirondacks peak in four years since returning back east. Extremely muddy and slick with ice. Headed up here, then went up to the summit of Cascade.

Colinzeye

Colinzeye - Feb 28, 2014 1:07 am Date Climbed: Jan 10, 2014

Porter cascade winter

Not a bad climb despite icy trails and winter rain. Couldnt make the summit due to a bad fall by my gf, read Cascade Attempt x2 for details. Beautiful and moderate hike despite the inability to summit. Look fwd to a quick day hike this spring.

Gratton89

Gratton89 - Nov 19, 2013 6:15 pm Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2012

Nice  Sucess!

This is a nice peak to be on. Nice view of Cascade mountain and not a long ways from Cascade either. Must do if you are already on the trail.

yadahzoemtn

yadahzoemtn - Sep 1, 2013 11:16 pm Date Climbed: Nov 8, 2008

Porter and Cascade Summer and Winter  Sucess!

With Bob and Vikram. #2 Winter Ascent. Solo. 02/11/2009

SMichelleA

SMichelleA - Aug 20, 2013 6:15 pm Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2013

Beef Jerkey, Yo  Sucess!

Beef jerkey at the top. There's no better way!

Onager

Onager - Jul 27, 2013 3:58 pm Date Climbed: Jan 15, 2013

Easy  Sucess!

Procceded to hike Porter Mountain 4059' after summiting and enjoying the view Cascade Mountain had to offer. We headed back down about 0.3 miles from the summit of Cascade and then proceeded 0.8 miles to the summit of Porter Mountain. The trail was very easy going but offered some challenges due to an icey trail and deep snow to our left and right of the iced over trail, not to mention our lack of microspikes/crampons. Regardless, the hike was very easy and after taking some pictures on the summit we headed back down Cascade and hiked the last half of the trail back to the Cascade Pitchoff on Rt. 73 in the dark (Glad I remembered my headlamp).

gintherj

gintherj - Jul 16, 2013 8:41 am Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2013

Meh  Sucess!

Coupled with Cascade climb - takes about 30 minutes to summit from the trail junction. Not worth it by itself, but worth the sidetrip from a Cascade climb. Couple good views, though repeats of Cascade's

Sjboatwright

Sjboatwright - Jan 22, 2013 9:19 pm

A Wintery Hike  Sucess!

A frigid hike with 50mph winds beating us the whole time....completely worth it!

AlphaRomero

AlphaRomero - Dec 24, 2012 12:37 am Date Climbed: Jul 15, 1981

Porter and Cascade

Summer weekend after skool was out with a lifetime friend, whose father introduced me to backpacking.

mattleggett

mattleggett - Oct 5, 2012 2:22 am Date Climbed: Feb 12, 2011

With Cascade  Sucess!

Cooked lunch at the top after Cascade. Nice day.

RyanR0815

RyanR0815 - Mar 6, 2012 8:35 am Date Climbed: Feb 19, 2012

Done with Cascade  Sucess!

Awesome day, Views were great.

jpbourque - Nov 19, 2011 9:49 pm Date Climbed: Nov 19, 2011

Cascade to Marcy Airfield  Sucess!

We had 2 cars (party of 7). Left one at Marcy airfield and started hiking to Cascade (2nd time for me) from the 73. Extremely windy on top (60-70 mph gust), but beautiful sunny and hot for this time of year. We had lunch at the junction between Cascade and Porter. We then hiked to Porter, by Blueberry Mt and down to Marcy Airfield. The trail between Porter and Blueberry was maintained but it was clear it isn't a frequently travelled route. The views all around were beautiful.

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