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FFT - Whiteface Mountain & More ~ Sep 26, 2016

Journal entry by Joanne Armstrong



Attendees - please upload any photos - narrative will follow - Pete

9/30/16 - Joanne Armstrong added 6 photos.

10/2/16 - Diane Wisell added 2 photos. 10/23/16 - Wanderer . added 19 photos.

35 photos



The "hiking" group prior to climbing Whiteface: (l-r) Peter, Lynn, Kurt & Diane, Rich, Barbara, Gail, Ray - added by Joanne



The "drivers" to the summit who visited the Adirondack Wildlife Refuge while the hikers were hiking: Joanne, Linda, Cathy - added by Joanne



Female wolf in front, male behind - added by Joanne



Pretty girl - added by Joanne



Snowy Owl - added by Joanne



Snowy Owl - added by Joanne



Someone help me out...Coopers? Photo added by Joanne



Eastern Coy Wolf - added by Joanne



Northern Goshawk (I think) Photo added by Joanne



Bobcat - added by Joanne



View from the Wildlife Refuge. That's Whiteface to the right of the tree--we were waving but couldn't see if the hikers were waving back. - added by Joanne



The "top" - added by Joanne



The "bikers" getting ready to descend: Joanne, Peter, Rich - added by Joanne





Mr. Z and his view of Whiteface from Esther. - added by Diane



Hollywood Glamour Girl Diane at the summit with Lake Placid in the background. - added by Diane



Happy Hikers at first break - an old Marble Mt. ski trail - added by Wanderer



Flexible tree or Lynn is very strong! - added by Wanderer



Gail and Kurt at the Esther Mt trail junction - added by Wanderer



Lookout Mt ski lift - newest trails on Whiteface Mountain - added by Wanderer



Well worn trail - a flat section of mostly up - added by Wanderer



Our route is straight up -- only kidding. Wall of the Whiteface Memorial Highway. - added by Wanderer



Diane - happy that we didn't have to climb it! - added by Wanderer



View of Little Whiteface and its ski lifts from the junction of the trail with the highway. Some chose to complete the last section via the road while a few of us decided to continue on the trail. - added by Wanderer



View of the summit from the last section of the trail - added by Wanderer



Town of Wilmington and beyond - looking generally SE from near the summit - added by Wanderer



Weather station and observatory on the summit - added by Wanderer



View of the High Peaks from the summit - looking south - added by Wanderer



Looking east from the summit with the Green Mountains on the horizon - Camel's Hump in the center - added by Wanderer



Just relaxing - Diane, Cathy, Linda and Barbara - added by Wanderer



More of our group - Ray, Joanne & Lynn - added by Wanderer



Looking north - Memorial Highway, Union Falls Reservoir to the left, Lyon Mt in the center of the horizon and Canada beyond - added by Wanderer



Kurt, Diane & Rich at the summit with Lake Placid in the background - added by Wanderer



Joanne and Rich on the descent - I think they said they got up to over 35 mph! - added by Wanderer



Tollbooth at the entrance to the Memorial Highway - added by Wanderer




Attendees:  Diane & Kurt, Barbara, Ray Boucher, Rich Z, Linda & Peter, Joanne, Cathy C, Lynn, Gail

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