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The Pinnacle Hike

A short, easy hike with a big pay-off... gorgeous view at the end in a very peaceful spot... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New York City, New York
Moderate and rewarding climb

Our family hiked the Pinnacle Trail and had an awesome time! The beginning of the trail (pictured... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Charlie O
West Simsbury, Connecticut
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Route 9 North, Clay Meadows Parking Lot, Bolton Landing, NY 12814
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A short, easy hike with a big pay-off... gorgeous view at the end in a very peaceful spot. Trailhead is in Bolton Landing.

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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed walking up the Pinnacle Trail to wonderful lake views! Took about 30 minutes to make it to the top on a cloudy summer day (younger climbers were passing us!). Views of Lake George and local towns are part of your reward, along with...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Our family hiked the Pinnacle Trail and had an awesome time! The beginning of the trail (pictured below) was challenging yet manageable, and the pitch flattened out over time. The trail could be considered “steep” for 30% of the climb and moderate/ flat for the...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I would consider myself a young, somewhat in-shape adult. We climbed the fifth peak and it was certainly more challenging than I had anticipated. It was a steep, steady incline with loose rocks most of the way up. The views at the top were spectacular....More

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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Echo what Jim my said. This will test your medal. I have hiked marcy and this is much more difficult both in stamina and techicality. Give yourself lots of time if your hiking all the peaks

Thank Gregory F
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The trailhead we entered is located at Clay Meadows along Route 9. There is a parking lot nearby, besides a small pond. It was my first serious hiking, with a colleague who has almost 40 years mountain hiking experience. And my first hiking turned out...More

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