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Wednesday, August 18, 2010
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#4

Day 201 of 365.

I chose this one because this seal inset in the top of Giant Mountain in the Adirondacks Preserve marks the first High Peaks hike of the year; and Peak #4 for me. The hike up Giant is no picnic - 3000 feet over 3 miles with no warm-up hiking to the trail-head. This took us 3 hours. After stopping on this peak we continued to Rocky Ridge Peak, and after that went DOWN 5000 feet, in rain and on slippery rock faces. I could scarcely walk the next two days, but I felt rather accomplished anyway.

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