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Phelps Trail

Intermediate/Difficult

Trail

8.3 mile 13.4 kilometer point to point
81% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 3,737' 1,139 m
Descent: -47' -14 m
High: 5,273' 1,607 m
Low: 1,583' 482 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 27% (15°)

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Features River/Creek · Wildlife

Description

You can take this trail into the interior where you'll find many camping options on the way such as the Johns brook lodge and multiple Lean-tos.
It gives access to Big Slide, Lower & Upper Wolfjaw, Saddleback, Gothics, Marcy.

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Almost to the top.
May 27, 2015 near Lake Pl…, NY
The view from the summit.
May 27, 2015 near Lake Pl…, NY
Indian Falls is a great example of the rock type present in the Adirondacks
Sep 29, 2015 near Lake Pl…, NY
Approaching the summit of Mt. Marcy.
May 27, 2015 near Lake Pl…, NY
Just follow the "yellow brick road!"
May 27, 2015 near Lake Pl…, NY

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