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Hiking the Adirondacks

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Program #17409RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Along with its more than 3,000 lakes, Adirondack Park boasts globally unique habitats and a mix of public and private lands, resulting in a cultural and natural diversity unmatched by any other U.S. park. Gain insight into the Adirondacks’ variety of plant and animal life and come to understand it as a model for places where people inhabit expansive natural environments. Lectures, local experts, interpretive walks, slideshows and more accent hikes to the park’s various environments, facilities and places of interest.


Highlights

• Hike Mount Jo to sample several distinct forest types on one trek and thrill in exceptional views of the High Peaks Wilderness Area.
• Explore Marcy Dam and the Avalanche Pass trail, traversing through a deep gorge to the beautiful Avalanche Lake.
• Traverse Mount Van Hoevenberg to the Olympic bobsled run at the Verizon Sports Complex.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Hiking 4–8 miles a day; uneven terrain; elevation gains up to 750 feet.

Coordinated by The Adirondack Mountain Club.


Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips
8 Hands-on experiences

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4.5
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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