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TravelPod Member ReviewsHigh Peaks Hostel Lake Placid
Affordable, very comfortable for travelers and walkable distance to a grocery store. The owner was so kind and reassuring of everything. Lovely hostel with a great touch.
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Travel Blogs from Lake Placid
After getting off the ferry we searched for a rest stop nearby. First time washing up in a truck stop bathroom, forgot a towel so had to try and maneuver drying my face off with the air dryer. Yeahh... just thank god no one walked in. First night sleeping in the big booty mama. We cut out foam mats to fit the windows and folded a blanket over the front seats to ...
... of rain looming overhead. It was a bit depressing. Experiencing this kind of gloomy weather really makes one appreciate when the sun comes out.
Talk about crazy weather. It even snowed on Sunday!
Because of the intermittent, but consistent rain, we were unable to climb. So what did we do with all of our days?
... It was nice to walk the grounds, see the lodgings and learn a bit about the history of the area.
On Monday, we did a hike up NoonMark Trail. Ben wanted me to get a taste of what a lot of Adirondack hiking is like. It is nothing like the hiking trails in Colorado! So, imagine meandering trails with switchbacks leading you slowly up a mountain...It's hard to breathe because you're at altitude, but you can go as slow or fast as you like and it's an ...
After staying in some dirty, smelly motels along our route so far we checked AirBnB to see if there was anything a little nicer in the Adirondacks for some time away from Interstate roads. We were heading towards Point O Pines, Rachael's camp that I had heard so much about for the past 4 years, and then deeper into the Adirondack state ...
... with Maura. This dreamlike image and a belly full of bacon and pancakes powered me over the mountainous route, traveling through the towns of Long Lake and Newcomb, NY.
I stopped in Newcomb, at "The Source Of The Hudson River" sign, which happened to be next to Cloud-Splitter Outfitters. I met the owners, Ruth and Dave, ...
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