The Bradley Pond trail is a deep trench through deep snow.
From Couchsachraga March
Cliffside seeps generate impressive icefalls along the Panther herd path; each is about 10 feet tall.
View from Panther Peak to Santinoni (at left) and Couchsachraga (prominent bump to right of center).
View of the ridgeline from Panther Peak to Couchsachraga, the prominent bump to right of center.
David on Panther Peak, with the Great Range beyond - Adirondacks.
Couchsachraga, viewed from the spot where I turned around. Still a long way to go!
Couchsachraga, viewed from the ridge descending from Panther. Long way to go!
Stuck in a spruce trap, in snow over my waist.
Often, the local snowshoe hares gave me hints about the best path to follow.
Route-finding along the ridge descending from Panther to Couchsachraga - can you see where I should go next?
The herd path crosses Panther Brook, on the steep slope of Panther mountain. Deep snow creates steep banks.
Crossing a small beaver pond above Bradley Pond.
A view of the Adirondacks from Santinoni Brook.
Skiing up Santoni Brook was easier than skiing on the trail.
David spent a long weekend catching up on his pursuit of the "46er" peaks in the Adirondacks; here he enjoys the morning mist on Heart Lake in the Adirondacks.
From New Years 2016-17
Andy and John discover a new game called Kubb, when we visited Granny Kate and Grandpa Jack in Cooperstown NY.
Cascade Brook below Rainbow Falls.
From Adirondacks October
Giant Mountain from Ausable Club.
The gate for Lake Road in the Adirondack Mountain Reserve (AMR) - Ausable Club.
Pretty fall colors on the Lake Road out from Ausable Lake.
David at Rainbow Falls.
Rainbow Falls - movie.
Summit of Sawteeth Mountain.
Lower Ausable Lake, from Outlook #2 on the Scenic Trail to Sawteeth.
Lower Ausable Lake, from Outlook #1 on the Scenic Trail to Sawteeth.
Colorful leaf litter.
Lower Ausable Lake, looking toward the dam.
Indian Head promontory, Ausable Lake.
Boathouse on Lower Ausable Lake - with Indian Head at upper right.
Lower Ausable Lake, from the boathouse area.
Pretty fall colors, along Lake Road into Ausable Lake.
The Ausable Club.
Roaring Brook Falls.
Crown Point bridge from NY to VT.
From Fall colors
Morning light viewed from Lower Cascade Lake.
Stars over Mount Jo, illuminated by the Full Moon.
Stars over Mount Jo, illuminated by the Full Moon - with David jumping into the frame.
The parking lot at Adirondac Loj - just part of the lot - is full on this beautiful weekend!
Fall colors on the trail to Marcy Dam
Marcy Dam is being removed; the pond is drained, so here is a view from inside the pond!