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  • Please WAIT! Then SCROLL DOWN for MARY AND DENNY at NEW CAMP.   [ Are you in this picture? ]
    Mary and Denny.  "A vacation away from it all."
    High Peaks View from Ridge Camp. Mary and Denny enjoy the Fall foliage, walks with views and bathing the old-fashioned way at the Well House. They rest and recharge their spirits in New Camp's natural surroundings.
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    Pine tree frames the view of the High Peaks (Stewarts and Clements Mountains) 10 miles away.
    Pine tree frames the High Peaks.
    Denny enjoys the view.
    Fall foliage from Ridge Camp.
    Sky at sunset from New Camp porch.

    Guest Book Entry:
    Our personal experience.
    Staying at Fourpeaks in New Camp renewed our faith in Our Creator. We came there pretty beat from the outside world, and found peace and serenity. Denny and I had just come through a tough experience with me in the hospital for almost two weeks. We were strangers to each other upon arrival. We will be married for 30 years come this November. Time and the demands of life in general, can almost sever the bonds between two people. New Camp helped save our relationship.

    Upon arrival I did not know what to expect. What my eyes told me was that this place was very hungry for water and it frightened me. Martin just asked me if the mpountains scared me and I said No. Then fear nothing. I knew we were where we were supposed to be.

    We walked over the threshhold into the past, and then our adventure began. Bathing became a welcome time of revelation. With no hot water, and a limited supply of water, bathing became a meticulous challenge. It gave us time to think and to enjoy the simplicity of life here. We had gas lights, but chose candle light for the most. Candlelight is enchanting. It reaches out into the darkness with a soft enticing glow. We sat many nights by candle light and spoke unspoken words from our hearts. We had not been this open with one another in years. The one room cabin became our haven. I was able to write again, something I hadn't done in years.

    Reading Martin's Poetry.
    We read to each other and we listened and savored each word. We had brought books, but to our surprise Martin had left a book of poetry he wrote to his children. We knew we were definitely in the right place, as I always write poetry to my children and they in turn write back. A gifted man in his own right, we came to cherish his writings. As the sun would descend in the sky, and finally fall behind the mountains, night would fall upon us. We started what we like to call, Martin's Corner. By reading this we became not only with the author, but with our surroundings. The book was a map written from the heart, and a map which could be followed.

    Drought and Rain.
    We experienced nature in dire straights with no rain for weeks. After much prayer to our Creator we watched in awe the power of nature. Winds and rain came from the darkened skies. It brought a freshness to the air and the smell was clean. In the end the earth appeared quenched and once again supple and not so dry and frail. As we changed so did Fourpeaks.

    Hiking was our activity of choice, due to the weather this time of year, and to our age. Although snowshoeing would be great here too. We hiked and encoiuntered varieties of fauna, and indulged ourselves in the wonder of a land from so long ago. We became one with the earth. View upon view took our breath away.
    [I can/would] Close my eyes and just feel, smell, and taste the virginity of it all. This is God's land, and we were privileged to be a part of it. To be able to just sit quietly and feel the heat of the sun upon my face, and watch a grasshopper click with his legs as if speaking to me. It is pure beauty, a land untouched by time, and protected by the Creator and the man he made its guardian.

    We are grateful for this experience for it was one of spirituality for us.

    Denny and Mary Furey, Greenfield Center, NY, October 15, 1999.

    New Camp on the edge of woods with open meadow, mountain views.
    Sunrise from New Camp porch. Ebenezer Mountain, Rattlesnake Knob, camp gate and Stonehouse Road.
    Jay Wildnerness (Jay Mountain) from Camp Rock.
    Jeep Road to Ridge Camp.
    Denny resting by the apple trees at Hurley Field (pioneer homesite).
    Mary by Deer Watch at the Three Birches (pioneer homesite).
    High Peaks View from Ridge Camp.
    High Peaks View from Ridge Camp.
    Mary and Denny at The Ridge.
    Just For Two: Romantic Getaways at Fourpeaks. The Cabin: A Romantic Getaway in the High Peaks. Exciting views of Whiteface Mountain from Wolf's Nest. Ridge Camp: A Perfect Romantic Getaway in the High Peaks. Planning A Romantic Getaway?
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    Fourpeaks backcountry camps offer an unequalled opportunity for a private vacation in a place of great natural beauty. No crowds. (Maybe no people at all.) CLICK HERE for your Fourpeaks Romantic Getaway in the High Peaks of the Adirondacks! (A few suggestions from Your Adirondack Guide.)

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    Who came. Where they're from. Where they stayed. The Season. What they did here. What they had to say about it. One hundred Plus Pages of Guest PhotosPhotos, Letters and Guest Book Entries.   CLICK HERE for Vacationing with Your Dog Guest Book pages.Guests with their dogs.   CLICK HERE for Just For Two Guest Book pages.Romantic getaways.
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    Are you in this picture? Fourpeaks hosts now welcome paying guests to a 700-acre rest and playground for vacations in the Adirondack Great Camp tradition. Couples appreciate Fourpeaks secluded settings. Outdoor loving families have fun exploring our accessible wilderness. Folks with dogs enjoy the open spaces to run their pets. A private nature rereat. For a vacation away from it all.    Are you in this picture?  CLICK HERE to find out!    [More about this at Frequently Asked Questions.]

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