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    Lots of 'extras' we'd like you to know about! A Complete Vacation.  More than just a cabin, room or rental place to "hang your hat," a Fourpeaks Backcountry Cabin is a complete vacation, with lots of "extras" we'd like you to know about! A supply of firewood--enough for your visit, authentic Adirondack furnishings, a full kitchen with all the dishes and utensils you'd expect plus biscuit mix and honey to get you started, a hammock with a view, 700 acres with hiking/skiing trails, 4 mountains, a high degree of privacy in the accommodations and Quiet. Plus dishsoap, trash bags, candles, and more. CLICK & GO!  (On this page.)  Frequently Asked Questions with what to bring and what not to bring.   4-Star Wilderness Camping. 4-Star Wilderness Camping.   Bathing at Camp (Hot showers and those Old-fashion ways.)   Something wrong? Get help right away!   Fourpeaks Weather: Where it comes from.  How to Get to Your Rental and What to do When You Get There.   Baking biscuits to go with the honey.  Discounts for Returning Guests. (On the next page.)   10 Best Visitor Information Pages. (Quick Index.)
    Fourpeaks offers lots more than just lodgings. Fourpeaks Activities Home Page. & Fourpeaks Activities.  (On the grouped page.)  Fourpeaks hiking trails, rewarding views with no crowds.  Summer Swimming at the nearby AuSable River and beyond.    Stay where you are! R&R and Other things to do right here at your backcountry camp.   Visit Taylor Pond, a Wilderness Lake.    Take Stonehouse Road for a walk back into history.  Meet our guests at the Fourpeaks Photo Guest Book.   Visiting Jay, N.Y., the heart if the Adirondacks!   Vacation With Your Dog!   Activities in the nearby High Peaks (A personal selection.)   Fourpeaks Yellow Pages, A Guide to Local Resources.   

    CLICK HERE for our Frequently Asked Questions! CLICK HERE for our Frequently Asked Questions! Frequently Asked Questions. What is Fourpeaks like? Are there really four mountains?  Where can I get a hot shower?  What's a privy?  Can we drive to camp?  What's it like in Winter? How are the roads?  How do the High Peaks compare with Lake George or the Catskills?  How far is it from New York?  Can you rent a place for just a weekend visit?  Are pets allowed?  What do we have to bring with us? CLICK HERE for what to bring and a complete list of "extras" you don't have to bring at our Frequently Asked Questions.


    Old-fashion hand pump right at camp, located at the kitchen sink or at Well House nearby. Old-fashion outdoor toilet (privy, outhouse) right at camp. 4-Star Wilderness Camping amenities.Parlor stove, Franklin stove, free-standing fireplace/woodstove.4-Star Wilderness Camping 4-Star Wilderness Camping. Enjoy the quiet and beauty of untrammeled Nature in considerable comfort with no equipment and no experience required. View the Graphic Amenities Summary for heating, lighting, kitchens, water supply, screened porch or deck, and more. Get help deciding which Fourpeaks Cabin is right for you.

    CLICK HERE for The Portable Shower Bath. Scrubbing Up at our Fourpeaks Backcountry Camps. How do we do it at camp with limited water and no electricty? We bathe the time-tested oldfashion ways of years ago. Pump the water by hand. Heat it on the stove. Then bathe from a bucket with just a rag. Or sit in a big tin washtub. Cowboy Bathing in Tub. Or an old-fashion claw-foot bathtub like a cowboy just off the range. New! Hot showers with a new-fangled portable shower. That's luxury camping! The shower is quick and convenient. Ask for one when you get here. Either way it's all educational and fun, to learn how to get scrubbed up in a backcountry setting. CLICK HERE for Hot showers and those Oldfashion Ways.

    Need Anything? Please don't keep it to yourself! Need Anything? Please don't keep it to yourself! Something wrong? A problem? Get help right away!
    Fourpeaks Housekeeping and Engineering offices are open all day (and into the night as well.) Gas light mantle busted? Are you out of sugar, candles, pepper, dishsoap? No gas? Phone 518-524-6726 or come to Camp Barn right away. We'll make it right. Promptly. Courteously. Thanks.
    Before we get there you can help yourself. Help for How to work the Pitcher Pumps, How to light the gas lights, and (most important) the five easy steps for a safe woodfire are all right there in the Information Folder at your rental.  Got a Complaint? Please don't keep it to yourself. CLICK HERE for guest complaints and more on the subject "I appreciate your telling me about the pepper grinder and the mattress cover "   (An Email Exchange.)

    CLICK HERE for Fourpeaks Weather. About Fourpeaks Weather. Where it comes from. (Lake Champlain--35 miles away.) What it is today and for the next few days. (Links to WeatherUnderground.com.) Plus some things about our weather that you can count on whenever you visit. (A must read for guests!)

    CLICK HERE for how to get to your rental and what to do when you get there. How to Get to Your Rental and What to Do When You Get There. Fourpeaks is on a New York State Scenic River Corridor. (It' so pretty we decided years ago even a small sign would seem out of place.) And Stonehouse Road in Jay NY 12941 is probably not on your map! Certainly your Fourpeaks rental cabin is not! You need our directions to get there!   And you need the safety/arrival information for guests--"What to Do When You Get There." CLICK HERE for How to Get to Your Rental. and What to do When you get There. Thanks.

    Come often. CLICK HERE for Fourpeaks Discount Prices. CLICK HERE for Fourpeaks Discount Prices.Reduced Rate Plans.  For many guests a Fourpeaks getaway is just the beginning of regular and increasingly rewarding forays into the backcountry quiet and natural beauty of our pristine little valley with four mountains. And we make those second and succeeding visits easier to manage with discounts up to one-quarter off our regular rates. [CLICK HERE for Reduced Rate Plans for Returning Guests.]

    Baking at Camp. Fourpeaks Biscuits from Scratch. Getting into the backcountry ways? For a complete camp experience, forget the toaster cakes, prepared cereals and ordinary bread or toast! Learn to bake these old fashioned hot little bread cakes from scratch. We provide the rising flour. You add the butter and milk. Goes well with our gift jar of raw wildflower honey. Yum! CLICK HERE for easy biscuit recipe.

    CLICK HERE for excerpts, synopsis, book review, ordering information and order form. Daughters of Utopia: A new novel that takes place right here at Fourpeaks.
    CLICK HERE to explore all eight Fourpeaks Backcountry Camps (Fireplace at The Cabin). CLICK HERE to explore all eight Fourpeaks Backcountry Camps (Kitchen at The Cabin). Author Moss Krupnick's fast-moving adventure story is about strong women, black belt karate, a Utopian nature retreat drawn from our Adirondack backcountry camps and an insular Northcountry community very much like Jay NY. A fun way to learn about Fourpeaks from the perspective of a big-city visitor. CLICK HERE  for excerpts, synopsis, book review, author note, and ordering information.

    Fourpeaks offers an unequalled private hiking experience. CLICK HERE for more Vacation Activities right here at Fourpeaks. Fourpeaks fishing and swimming in the nearby scenic AuSable River. CLICK HERE for more Vacation Activities right here at Fourpeaks. Fourpeaks Outdoor Activities. A 700-acre private Adirondack wilderness right at your door. 20 miles of hiking/skiing trails. No traveling to get there. No crowds at the trailheads and summits. An unequalled nature experience with no people. River swimming and fishing at the nearby AuSable River. A wilderness lake. Lots more. Browse our 10 activity pages.  [CLICK HERE for Fourpeaks Adirondack Activities.]

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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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