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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.
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Guest Book Entry. "A wonderful opportunity
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Guest Book Entry:
Carol on ledges by Wolf (Whiteface Mtn)
Whiteface at dawn.
Ed and Caro stop for photo . . .
. . . on Lookout Trail.
International jitney on Stonehouse Road.
Subject: RE: YOUR FOURPEAKS VISIT
Date: Mon, 8 May 2006 09:51:13 -0400
From: "Thom****, Edward "
To: "Martin \(Your Adirondack Guide\)"
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
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
White face looked incredible in the dawn
We headed for the lookout trail
Carol and Ed at a scenic spot on lookout trail
From Lookout trail we headed down Stonehouse Road to
the old Farm
Ed took a photo moment with the Old International
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
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
We then took Stonehouse Road through the small
orchard and returned to Wolf's Nest
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
We took zig-zag to three birches which became a
favorite spot for Carol
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
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
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
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
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Lightning tree . . .
. . . on Ebenezer Mtn.
Rest stop at High Cedar.
View from Gypsy Camp (Wainwright Mtn)
Wolf's Nest from Merritt Trail.
Sunset from Wolf's Nest.
Three Birches, a favorite spot (picnic table).
Ed at the Great Rock, largest free boulder in the Adirondacks (unofficial record).
High Peaks view . . .
. . . from Ridge Camp.
Carol on Rattlesnake Knob.
Giant old maple . . .
. . . 1920 Sugar House.
Sugar Camp (Wainwright Mtn.)
Horse Barn at Sugar Camp (Perkins Farm, 1920)
Carol and George at The Lookout.
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