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Bluie Mountain - In the Winter!

I climbed (with snowshoes) this peak several times in the winter when I was stationed at the... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
Duke f
Amazing views, tough climb

This is rated an "intermediate/advanced" level trail. For the climb up there isn't anything I'd... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
Matthew G
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Lowell, Massachusetts
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With an elevation of 3,759 feet, this mountain rises directly from the shores of Blue Mountain Lake.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“high peaks” (6 reviews)
“fire tower” (13 reviews)
“great hike” (3 reviews)
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Blue Mountain Lake, NY
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

I climbed (with snowshoes) this peak several times in the winter when I was stationed at the now-defunct Griffiss AFB in the mid-70's. Each time was a challenge, since the weather invariably turned nasty the closer we'd get to the summit! Coming back down was...More

Thank Duke f
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is rated an "intermediate/advanced" level trail. For the climb up there isn't anything I'd consider technical. People not used to climbing might have a little trouble on the way down. What makes this hard is the sheer vertical climb in a relatively short distance....More

1  Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 11 October 2016

One of the more accessible and visited of the Adirondack Peak. Although it's not one of the "High Peaks" it is a very worthwhile hike. Be prepared for lots of company on the trail though. Start out early in the morning to avoid some of...More

Thank S S
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

It took us about 1 1/2 hours to reach the summit. The trail was very well-maintained and not too crowded. The fire tower at the top has an amazing 360 degree view of the mountains including the high peaks. If you keep walking past the...More

Thank hlawlor24
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I wanted a great hike and I got just that. Beautiful trail and not too treacherous. Bring water and wear proper hiking shoes. I wore flip flops and that turned out to be disastrous. I know, I'm an idiot!

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Came here with family (ages 6 - 60) of differing fitness levels today. We started at the bottom and climbed up. As others have said it is a lovely forest trail beside a mountain steam. Views along the way and at the top were splendid....More

Thank sarahnaid
Reviewed 26 June 2016

My husband and I camped in the area and visited Blue Mountain for a hike. We read reviews that the hike was a must. We arrived in the morning before it got hot, which was perfect for this moderately difficult hike. The hike started out...More

Thank BF2531
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Beautiful Adirondacks hike through a moderate trail with a few rocky slopes. A little over an hour to the top & there you have your reward... several of the chain of lakes. Stunning.

Thank RonL40
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Wonderful hike in the heart of the Adirondacks. Not terribly easy or hard--pleasant challenge for 50 year-olds. Lovely views of the forest and from the top.

Thank Charles A
Reviewed 28 October 2015

It was our first hike ever-I had misread the tour guide and thought it said mild. But we made it to the top and fairly quickly-probably an hour and a half up and an hour down. It's a steep and sometimes slippery slope, can be...More

Thank Brittany W
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Sue F
Hi, we plan to hike this Oct 9, 2015. Any tips on layered wear, keene semi open hikers or merrill covered hiker shoes? Indian lake temp say 55, not sure how heavy base layer should be. Thanks. Sue
2 October 2015|
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Response from 316melissa | Reviewed this property |
was just up there the past couple of days. It is cold. It was windy. I would layer your clothes and make sure you wear a wind breaker type coat.Comfy, hiking shoes.Have fun. It is beautiful there.
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