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Suggestions for Short Hikes

Note: this list was pulled from this forum thread

This comes up from time to time. You have a few hours to kill, or you have a 'non-peakbagger' friend who wants a short hike, or you just did a monster hike yesterday and you don't want to kill yourself, but the weather forecast looks great. So, where to go? Consider any of these (almost all have views of one kind or another).

Peaks (listed in more or less increasing difficulty order)
  • Owl's Head - Rt. 73
  • Mt. Jo
  • Baxter
  • Coney Mt. - South end of Tupper Lake.
  • Owl Head Lookout - Near Giant
  • The Crows
  • Pharaoh
  • Treadway
  • Crane
  • Peaked Pond
  • Chimney
  • Rondaxe (Bald)
  • Round (above Chapel Pond)
  • Moxham Mountain between North Creek and Minerva, new trail in 2013
  • Thomas & Cat
  • Black
  • Buck
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • Tongue Range
  • Five-Mile
  • Fifth Peak
  • Hopkins
  • Rooster Comb
  • Pitchoff
  • Catamount
  • Noonmark
  • Ampersand
  • Jay Range

Most of the Fire Towers have great views, but especially consider these:
Information about the fire tower challenge, including a complete list of towers is here.

  • Giant's Washbowl
  • Rainbow Falls
  • Indian Head / Fish Hawk Cliffs
  • Avalanche Pass
  • Good Luck Cliffs
  • Cathedral Rocks - Mini dike and hanging boulder you have to walk under
  • Castle Rock (Blue Mountain Lake)
Acknowledged what to adipex online cheap solutions.