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Giant's Nubble and Roaring Brook Falls Hike ~ Oct 6, 2016

Journal entry by Wanderer



Attendees please upload your pics - I will add additional ones after completing the narrative.  Peter

10/14/16 - Barbara Zuccaro added 6 photos. 10/18/16 - Diane Wisell added 3 photos.

1/23/17 - Wanderer . added 1 photo.

1/23/17 - Wanderer . added 6 photos. 1/24/17 - Wanderer . added 16 photos.

28 photos



View of Washbowl - added by Barbara



Leisurely lunch at the summit. - added by Barbara



Looking out from Giants Nubble. - added by Barbara



Can't wait to see the shot that Kurt took! - added by Barbara



Linda, Lynn and Linda enjoying the view from the top of Roaring Brook Falls. - added by Barbara



Leaf stranded on the rocks. - added by Barbara



Canes atop Roaring Brook Falls. - added by Diane



The view looking back from the top of Roaring Brook Falls - added by Diane



The top of Giant Nubble coated in Canes - added by Diane



At the trailhead with much anticipation of a great day ahead - added by Wanderer



Just a little "up" - added by Wanderer



View of the High Peaks from the first overlook - added by Wanderer



Just a little bit more Barbara - NOT! - added by Wanderer



Giant's Washbowl - very low water level - added by Wanderer



Crossing the log bridge at the Washbowl - driest I have ever seen - added by Wanderer



Giant's Washbowl from one of the overlook's with Round Mtn in the foreground and Noonmark Mt behind to the R - added by Wanderer



OK - there were some steep sections - added by Wanderer



It doesn't get much better - top of the Nubble with Giant as the backdrop - added by Wanderer



More of the group at the top - added by Wanderer



Just chillin out - added by Wanderer



View of the High Peaks with Whiteface Mt to the far R - added by Wanderer



Upstream from the falls - hard to believe this trickle becomes Roaring Brook Falls - added by Wanderer



John Brown's Farm - Diane, Kurt and I stayed in Lake Placid the night before after hiking St. Regis Mtn and decided to visit this historic site on the way to the Giant's Nubble trailhead - located just outside of the Village of Lake Placid - added by Wanderer



View from the farm - 120 meter Olympic Ski Jump and Whiteface Mtn to the left - added by Wanderer



Statue of John Brown - added by Wanderer



View E from Belfry Mtn firetower - Lake Champlain Valley with Camel's Hump Mtn., VT (center). Making sure we had a full day of adventure Diane & Kurt joined Linda and me for a hike to Belfry Mtn and its firetower on the way home from Giant's Nubble - added by Wanderer



Bell tower of church in Mineville-Whitherbee - was Belfry Mtn named after the church's tower? - added by Wanderer



View NW with Rocky Peak Ridge (center) and High Peaks on the horizon to the left - added by Wanderer




Attendees:  Peggy, Diane & Kurt, Barbara D, Linda & Peter, Linda P, Scott, Sandy & Bob, Barbara & Rich, Lynn, Margie, Cathy C, Shelly, Howard

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