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  • Please WAIT! Then SCROLL DOWN for Ed and Carol's getaway to Wolf.   [ Are you in this picture? ]
    Carol and George at The Lookout. Ed and Carol at Wolf's Nest.
    From Athol MA they come North to explore Fourpeaks, visiting Rattlesnake, Ebenezer, Cedar, Lookout and more. They enjoy the views, cooking meals, R&R at camp and make a fun record of their experience. CLICK & GO!  (On this page.)   Guest Book Entry.  "A wonderful opportunity to get away from it all in the serenity and beauty of the Adirondacks."   Meet more Fourpeaks guests? CLICK HERE for Meet Our Guests! Home Page.
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    Carol on ledges by Wolf (Whiteface Mtn)
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    Whiteface at dawn.
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    Ed and Caro stop for photo . . .
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    . . . on Lookout Trail.
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    International jitney on Stonehouse Road.
    Guest Book Entry:
    Subject: RE: YOUR FOURPEAKS VISIT
    Date: Mon, 8 May 2006 09:51:13 -0400
    From: "Thom****, Edward "
    To: "Martin \(Your Adirondack Guide\)"
    Martin,
    Thank you for allowing Carol and I such a wonderful opportunity to get away from it all in the serenity and beauty of the Adirondacks. 4-Peaks is a natural treasure and we hope to return in the Fall from Sept 21st to 24th and stay at Ridge Camp.
    Here's a brief Journal of our adventures with some photo's:
    Thurs 5/4: arrived at 4-peaks 2pm and hiked up to wolf's nest to drop our gear. We headed to the "Steep ledges" behind wolf's nest and grabbed some great shots DSCF0014 is Carol on the Steep Ledges behind Wolf's Nest
    We explored the woods and headed back down for dinner of Hot Dogs and Corn on the cob. Sat out and watched the clouds roll by
    Friday 5/5: Up at 6 breakfast of Hash and Eggs and on the trail by 7am. White face looked incredible in the dawn DSCF0031
    We headed for the lookout trail Carol and Ed at a scenic spot on lookout trail DSCF0040
    From Lookout trail we headed down Stonehouse Road to the old Farm Ed took a photo moment with the Old International Watering Rig DSCF0060
    Took High Meadow Trail to Smith Logging Road and then to East trail and A-Notch Used the Rope Pull to reach Ebinezer Cairn...took some real neat shots of a tree struck and charred by lightning on Ebinezer Ed with Lightning tree DSCF0084 Carol with lightning tree DSCF0085
    Headed Down Ebinezer and stopped for Lunch where Cedar Joins in...Took High Cedar to the Cedar Swamp We stopped for a nap during the heat of the day... Ed waking up in our "nap spot" DSCF0094
    From Cedar we headed to the Old Gypsy Camp and took in the view of the Olympic Ski Jump from the field DSCF0100
    We then took Stonehouse Road through the small orchard and returned to Wolf's Nest DSCF00102
    We took a wash tub sponge bath, washed our sweaty clothes and hung them on the old tree
    We ate a dinner of Kielbasa and Red Potatoes and then headed back up to Steep Ledges to watch the sun go down (from Wolf's Nest porch) DSCF0119
    Sat 5/6 Got up at 6 , breakfast of ham and eggs, on the trail 7am We took zig-zag to three birches which became a favorite spot for Carol DSCF0126
    We hit the old farm and followed the jeep trail to the great rock of the Adirondacks Here's Ed with it DSCF0135
    Then we headed to see Ridge Camp and what a view DSCF0136 What a camp DSCF0139
    We took blue berry hill up to Rattle Snake Knob and got some great shots Carol on Blue Berry / Rattle Snake DSCF0179
    We hiked down Ebinezer as rain was moving in and hit Hemlock on the way down. We then went to see the old Sugar House DSCF0189 and found a beautiful old Maple on the way. DSCF0186
    We then took in the views from Sugar Camp DSCF0192 and it's old Shed DSCF0195
    We hiked back to Wolf's and beat the rain by just a few minutes... We spent the day napping a bit, playing cribbage, and hanging at the cabin. Dinner was Mac and Cheese with Ham
    Sunday 5/7 Carol's Birthday!!! We got up at 6 and had fruit for breakfast, cleaned the cabin...we both thought it looked better than when we arrived!!! We packed our gear and headed down to the truck about 7:30-8am where we met Martin and George...
    we left our gear at the truck and took George for one last view from the Lookout DSCF0214 and one last moment to be together in this beautiful place DSCF0052
    Thanks Martin...we can send a full CD of all our shots (over 200) and a deposit for Ridge Camp in Sept once we confirm with the Family members we need to watch the boys...(they're a little to young for the hiking and big cliffs!!)
    Ed & Carol


    Subject: Re: YOUR FOURPEAKS VISIT
    Date: Tue, 9 May 2006 22:33:43 -0400 (EDT)
    From: "Martin (Your Adirondack Guide)"
    To: "Thomp***, Edward "
    Ed and Carol--
    I am so pleased with your journal and photos.
    Thanks for sending them.
    What a wonderful souvenir of your visit!
    The text makes it easy and fun to follow you in your "explorations."
    Yes. Send the CD. I'd love to see them and I will probably find some to add.
    Yes. Come back and stay at Ridge.
    You earned 1300FFF points, more than enough for a 20% discount
    when you come in September. That's Savings Plan #3 at
    http://4peaks.com/fgift.htm
    Best wishes,
    Martin
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    Lightning tree . . .
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    . . . on Ebenezer Mtn.
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    Rest stop at High Cedar.
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    View from Gypsy Camp (Wainwright Mtn)
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    Wolf's Nest from Merritt Trail.
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    Sunset from Wolf's Nest.
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    Three Birches, a favorite spot (picnic table).
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    Ed at the Great Rock, largest free boulder in the Adirondacks (unofficial record).
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    High Peaks view . . .
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    . . . from Ridge Camp.
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    Carol on Rattlesnake Knob.
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    Giant old maple . . .
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    . . . 1920 Sugar House.
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    Sugar Camp (Wainwright Mtn.)
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    Horse Barn at Sugar Camp (Perkins Farm, 1920)
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    Carol and George at The Lookout.

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