David celebrates his 46th peak with Dad on the summit of Whiteface.
From New Years 2017-18
Reflections on a beaver pond in the Adirondacks.
David spent several weekends in the Adirondack Mountains; here a sunset view from Flowed Lands lean-to.
David climbed a dozen Adirondack peaks to complete the 46er list, a 45-year quest for him.
From Homepage photos
View of Keene Valley from the Rooster Comb in the Adirondacks.
From Rooster Comb August
View of Giant Mountain from the Rooster Comb in the Adirondacks.
Adirondack view, L to R from Rooster Comb: Wolfjaws, Marcy, and Big Slide.
Dad and David on the Rooster Comb in the Adirondacks, with Giant Mountain beyond.
View of Big Slide from the Rooster Comb in the Adirondacks.
Steps lead from the parking area to the summit of Whiteface Mountain.
A view of the Whiteface Mountain Road, from near the summit.
The clouds lift long enough for a view of the summit from the walkway leading from the parking area.
A view of Lake Placid from the walkway near the summit of Whiteface Mountain.
David celebrates his 46th peak near the summit of Whiteface, with a view of Lake Placid at rear.
David celebrates his 46th peak with Mom and Dad at the Castle restaurant on the summit of Whiteface.
The weather station and warming hut on the summit of Whiteface Mountain.
The summit of Whiteface Mountain is shrouded in cloud.
An interpretive sign at the summit of Whiteface Mountain.
David summits Whiteface Mountain, for the second time, to make it "count" for his 46.
Approaching the clouded summit, the trail follows a rocky ridgeline.
The trail proceeds on high cliffs above a hairpin turn on the Whiteface road.
The trail hugs this huge stone wall - perhaps 30' high - for a few hundred feet.
A view of the Whiteface ski area from the trail.
The trail to Esther can get pretty soggy.
The view from Mount Esther, in the clouds - sigh.
Memorial plaque on the summit of Mount Esther.
For an "unmaintained trail" to Esther, this is a pretty nice bog bridge.
The old "toboggan shed" - perhaps 3 feet tall - along the trail to Whiteface.
A small blueberry patch on the Whiteface trail.
Essex NY and the Adirondack Mountains from the Lake Champlain Ferry.
Reflections on a beaver pond.
View of Flowed Lands from Flowed Lands lean-to.
Muddy trails! and this is the maintained trail. Herd paths were often worse.
From Seward Range July
Summit of Seward mountain.
Summit of Mount Emmons.
Summit of Mount Donaldson.
Summit of Mount Seymour.
My nifty new tent - Big Agnes Flycreek, shown here without the rain fly.
My nifty new tent - Big Agnes Flycreek.
View from Seward toward Donaldson (R) and Emmons (L).
Seward Mountain, from the shoulder of Donaldson.
Seward Mountain (L) and Seymour Mountain (C), from Mount Donaldson.
A pretty waterfall along the Calkins Brook herd path.