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  • Please WAIT! Then SCROLL DOWN for Colleen and Gary with their three kids and two dogs.   [ Are you in this picture? ]
    Collen with kids, George and Geddy. Colleen and Gary and Family
    From downstate NY they make a family visit to Fourpeaks and stay at The Cabin. Matt, Brian and Kelsey explore Camp Rock and The Lookout with Geddy and Scout. Matt and Brian bring their sketchpads and make a creative record of what they saw.  This page features Brian's 12 drawings of camp. Not to be missed! CLICK & GO!  (On this page.)   Guest Book Entry.  "We had an outstanding weekend. The hikes were not too difficult for the kids to complete."   More about their Fourpeaks visit.  (An Email Exchange.)   Meet more Fourpeaks guests? CLICK HERE for Meet Our Guests! Home Page.
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    Camp Gate Road, Ebenezer Mtn., Rattlesnake Knob
    Camp Rock.
    From Brian's Notebook: The Great Rock.
    Kids at Camp Rock (Jay Mtn).
    Brian, Kelsey & Matt.
    Guest Book Entry:
    Subject: Re: pics from 4/15 weekend #1
    Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2006 22:13:06 -0400
    From: "Colleen"
    To: "Martin \(Your Adirondack Guide\)"
    Hello Martin
    Sending on some zipped pictures from last weekend. Hope you were able to
    scan Brian's notebook easily. I have not had a chance to scan Matt's
    drawings yet, but will do so when he lets go of it for a little while.

    We had an outstanding weekend. The hikes were not too difficult for the
    kids to complete, though they were challenging enough to keep them
    interested. Sending 6 emails, each with a zip file of pictures.

    Thanks for a great long weekend-
    The Ch**** family

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    Brian: The Rope (at Camp Rock).
    The rope at Camp Rock.
    Brian:Sugar Camp.
    Sugar Camp.
    Brian:Old Sugar Camp (1922),
    Gary and the kids at Old Sugar Camp.
    From Matt'sNotebook: "I saw a broken house."
    Brian:The Cabin
    Matt works pitcher pump at The Cabin.
    Matt: "I ate lunch with Dad."
    Brian:The Shed (at The Cabin).
    Fireplace at The Cabin.
    Brian: Fireplace at The Cabin.
    A mouse at The Shed.
    Brian: The mouse.
    Exploring with Geddy.
    Matt: "I went to a Great Rock."
    Kids on the trail . . .
    . . to The Lookout (with Gary).
    Play time.
    King of the mountain.
    Brian and Matt at work sketching.
    Matt's Notebook.
    A log bench rest stop.
    Matt: "Mom and Dad shrank."
    A mossy rock rest stop.
    View from the ledges.
    Collen with kids, George and Geddy.
    View from The Lookout (Camp Gate, Sugar and Gypsy).
    Colleen with kids and dogs.
    Lookout View (Jay Mtn.).
    Colleen, Brian, Kelsey, George, Scout and Geddy.
    Lookout View (Whiteface Mtn.).

    More about their Fourpeaks visit: (An Email Exchange.)

    Subject: Re: Your Fourpeaks visit 04/14/06 to The Cabin
    Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 15:37:30 -0400 (EDT)
    From: "Martin \(Your Adirondack Guide\)"
    To: "Colleen"
    Thanks for being special guests. I love the kid's drawings.
    What talent! Plan to unzip photos over the weekend.

    Remember to let me know about the shoes I mentioned in earlier
    email. See below for all about Guest Photo pages.
    COME BACK SOON! Earn up to 20% off current rates for another
    visit this year (or until next March).
    COME BACK NEXT YEAR! 10-15% off depending on season. See for more.

    Best wishes till then,
    Martin (George,too.)

    Subject: Re: Your Fourpeaks visit 04/14/06 to The Cabin
    Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 19:16:18 -0400
    From: "Colleen"
    To: "Martin \(Your Adirondack Guide\)"
    Thanks for the letter. Would love to return with 20% off. The shoes are
    not ours. I found them under the bed when I was sweeping. I forgot to
    mention it to you.
    Will look into the photo guest book page over the weekend.
    Have a great weekend.

    Subject: Re: pics from 4/15 weekend #1
    Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 08:58:38 -0400 (EDT)
    From: "Martin \(Your Adirondack Guide\)"
    To: "Colleen"
    I scanned and fixed (darkened) Brian's drawings and returned the
    notebook by mail yesterday. What fun!
    And your photos are really the best quality I've seen. They are
    beautiful. I want to make a webpage now so please tell me which
    of the 2 boys is Brian--for the captions.
    I would be happy to scan Matt's notebook and add to page later.
    Just mail and I'll return.
    Yes. Plan a return visit. The 20% discount offer holds and I'll
    work out some extras, too.
    Best wishes,

    Subject: Re: pics from 4/15 weekend #1
    Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 13:14:47 -0400
    From: "Colleen"
    To: "Martin \(Your Adirondack Guide\)"
    The kids are still talking about the vacation. What an awesome time! Brian
    is the younger boy. He is wearing a green coat in the "sketching photo".
    He also has longer hair than Matthew. Matthew is tallest and 6, Brian is 5
    and Kelsey is 4. They will be so excited to see themselves on your
    website. Brian's Art teacher told me that he was talking about the vacation
    in class.
    Let me know if you need any more info.

    Subject: Brian is the younger boy.
    Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 15:07:53 -0400 (EDT)
    From: "Martin (Your Adirondack Guide)"
    To: "Colleen"
    Thanks for helping with the names--very important.
    About the dogs--
    Which is the smaller brown and white dog?
    And which is the bigger dark brown dog?
    I'll email with the link later today.
    P.S. Need Matt's dawings, too. Will add later. How?
    I'll scan if you mail.

    Subject: Re: Brian is the younger boy.
    Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 16:50:10 -0400
    From: "Colleen"
    To: "Martin \(Your Adirondack Guide\)"
    Geddy is the black, brown and white beagle. We called our vacation "Geddy's
    Dream Vacation" because he loves hiking, climbing and being free. He was
    diagnosed with cancer in March and we wanted him to enjoy some hiking and
    freedom before the summer's end. He was given 3-6 months to live. Geddy's
    dream vacation turned into a dream vacation for all of us!
    Scout is the big black and brown Lab/Shepherd mix.
    We were laughing because George looked like our family dog in some of those
    pictures. He was interested in us and Geddy and Scout just wanted to
    explore the land. We couldn't get them to sit still for pictures.
    Matthew just agreed to have me mail his book to you. He wanted to be sure
    we weren't going anywhere exciting until he got it back. I will send it out
    to you tomorrow or Thursday.

    Subject: Re: Brian is the younger boy.
    Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 17:21:02 -0400 (EDT)
    From: "Martin (Your Adirondack Guide)"
    To: "Colleen"
    OK. Thanks. I'll finish what I have now and then add Matt's
    drawings when I get them.
    I'm sorry to hear about Geddy. That's sad.
    Yes. George is a little crazy about following people on hikes--
    there's a story there. He learned all about hiking from my
    Vermont-massage-therapist GF in '03 (RIP). She ran with him all
    over the trails here and he got quite adventurous. Until then
    he was never more than a bark away from Camp Barn. Some guests
    "borrow" him on their stay if they come without a dog.

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