Lower Wolfjaw Mountain

 
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10.1 Miles 16.3 Kilometers

 

74% 

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3,259' 993 m

Ascent

-3,269' -996 m

Descent

4,198' 1,280 m

High

1,312' 400 m

Low

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

51%

Max Grade (27°)

Unknown

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Brooks, waterfalls, bridges, rock scrambling all combine making this a trail full of surprises and challenges.

Mike Biolsi

Overview

Challenging hike with OK views from the summit. The views along the trail seem more impressive.
Features: River/Creek — Waterfall
Dogs: No Dogs

Runner Notes

The trail is very muddy and very steep with rock scrambling. I would not recommend this trail for a runner.

Description

There are at least 5 approaches to hiking Lower Wolfjaw. This hike begins at the Saint Huberts parking area just off of Route 73. At the parking area we found outhouses and a guide to help answer questions about the trails in the region. You'll walk down a road, through a golf course and at .5 miles take a left turn at the tennis courts. This road will take you past a group of rental cabins and eventually to a massive woodne gate with the AMR logo on it. Go behind the gate.

NOTICE: This route starts on the property of the Adirondack Mountain Reserve which has granted easements for public foot travel. Dogs are forbidden in this game preserve.

It should also be noted that MOST of the trails in this region are labeled for Upper Wolfjaw. It was very discouraging trying to figure out if you are on the correct trail at times.

As you walk down this dirt road, you'll eventually see a sign for the Wolfjaws pointing to the right. This will take you across a small wooden bridge. For the next few miles you'll be

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