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Lake George Wild Forest Backpack - Moderate ( 2C27 )

Date and Time

Friday, November 5, 2021 8:30AM - Sunday, November 7, 2021 2:30PM

Location

Lake George Wild Forest,
New York, Adirondacks,
NY

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.

Overview

Spend 3 days exploring the Lake George Wild Forest. This area has a mix of mountains, ponds, pleasant forests and the scenic shoreline of Lake George. We'll utilize a backcountry base camp and go hiking w/day packs. Limited to 6 participants. Strong beginners w/recent day hiking and backpacking experience are encouraged to register. We plan to car camp Thursday night 11/4 near the trailhead at nearby Shelving Rock Road so the group can start hiking 8:30 AM Friday morning 11/5/2021. Otherwise drive up early to join us at the trailhead. Day Hike Mileage: Day #1 hike 4 miles to basecamp. Then hike 7.5 miles to the shores of Lake George & back to basecamp. Day #2 hike 11 miles over Black Mtn and explore picturesque ponds. Then return to basecamp. Day #3 hike 5.5 miles out over Sleeping Beauty Mtn to end the trip. Please preregister using the "Register Now" button below starting Wed 10/20 at 7 AM. Don't hesitate to sign up for a trip that is wait listed. More often than not, there are cancellations. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST wear a solid or patterned fluorescent orange or fluorescent yellow hat, vest, or jacket because it is hunting season.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost

Free

Related Link(s):

Lake George Wild Forest ( East ) Map
AMC Facebook Backpackers Group
Setting Up Daily Digest
Primitive Backcountry Camping - NYSDEC - FYI

Click map for driving directions
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Activity

Backpacking

Offered By

N.Y. - North Jersey

Status

Open

Nearby AMC Destination

Harriman Outdoor Center

Difficulty

Moderate ( old code = 2C27 )

Audience

Adults (18+)


Leader




(best time to call: Anytime)

A leader who helps others enjoy the great outdoors ! An AMC Mountain Leadership and Wilderness First Aid trained Backpack Leader.

Leader




A new AMC Backpack leader with years of backpacking and hiking experience. Christine helps others be self sufficient out-of-doors.