Doing a little catchup on my posts. Here is a little hike we took up the front of Snowy Mt(@3,900ft) around Labor Day.
Theres nothing like feeling your way around a dense-thick and scraggly forest, and then up the side of a 3900ft Adirondack mountain to teach you a little humility. Our goal this day was to climb Griffin Brook Slide along the side of Snowy Mountain, then work our way to the familiar summit and ranger tower atop. Nolan and I had done a winter hike last winter up Snowy along the marked trail, so we were some what familiar with Snowy. But today would be a good old fashioned bush-wack with no trails. Throw in all the bugs, the brush, dense forest canopy, blow-down, rocks, spruce thickets and heat and the moment we discovered Griffin Brook slide through an opening in the forest canopy (bear with me as I update ths post this week....thanks-Pat!)