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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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... a room divider, and kept the windows cracked. My feet... whew. I even febreeze'd them for the sake of breathing........... :) Made it to Lake Saranac and Lake Placid. On a mission to see MOOSE! -mission failed in this area. No Meese. We made way to the Olympic center in lake placid and explored around the lake. It was absolutely beautiful, so peaceful and ...
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5 - Drove an hour out of Lake Placid to the ESF Ecological Center where Ben worked one summer. This is where Ben did a lot of wildlife trapping and tagging and where he conducted his study on reproduction of wood frogs and spotted salamanders in the vernal pools of the Huntington Forest. We met with people whom Ben had worked with and who were still there and we were ...
... 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 ...
... from NYC. Perfect meeting point after a 534 mile drive.It is located in the far north east of the Adirondacks and we entered from the south west. It was slow going on back roads for a few hours but the views of the various lakes and mountain ranges were stunning.
We arrived exhausted around 9 pm, had a couple of glasses of wine and hit the hay as we all knew that we had a long weekend ahead of us.
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