How many people have completed the Adirondack 46?

How many people have completed the Adirondack 46?

Today, over 7,000 people have summited the same 46 peaks. In particular, in the 1930s, members of the Grace Methodist Church in Troy, NY began to take hikes up the 46 High Peaks, including Mount Marcy.

How long does it take to hike all 46 High Peaks?

For me, it will take 11 days—with a few overnights on the trail. I’ll bag Haystack, Basin, and Saddleback in 18 miles and Gray and Skylightclocking in the same. The Santanoni range will be a long day crisscrossing herd paths and bogs in a 17-mile push.

What is a 46er hiking?

The Adirondack Forty-Sixers are an organization of hikers who have climbed all forty-six of the traditionally recognized High Peaks of the Adirondack Mountains. They are often referred to just as 46ers.

Who has the record for climbing the 46 Adirondack High Peaks the fastest?

Michael Rock and Lukas Wear clasp hands on the top of Armstrong Mountain in this undated photo. The pair recently set the record for the fastest unsupported through-hike of the 46 High Peaks. They completed the trek in 6 days, 23 hours and 45 minutes.

What is the easiest of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks?

Cascade Mountain
Cascade Mountain is considered the easiest High Peak because of the short hike to the 4,098-foot summit of 2.4 miles (one way). However, because the trailhead is easy to find and close to Lake Placid, it does get overcrowded. So it’s best to hike this mountain during weekdays when there are fewer people.

What is the hardest of the 46 high peaks?

The south/Basin side of Saddleback is often referred to as the hardest single section of climbing of the trailed 46 high peaks.

What does it mean to become a 46er?

An ADK 46er refers to an individual who has climbed all 46 high peaks of the Adirondacks! This is often referred to as the regular or all season round.

Is yard mountain a 46er?

Yard Mountain is also over 4000 feet, however is not part of the “46ers”. All peaks have at least one maintained trail or thoroughly broken-in herd path.