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Old 11-16-2020, 02:35 PM   #1
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Ha-De-Ron-Dah Wilderness Question

I'm wondering where the hills are that have views. Per a Jun. 11, 2020 column in Lake Placid News... "If you are interested in short bushwhacking adventures there are some nice open summits like Coal Mountain, Quarry Mountain, Cross Mountain, 6-Mile Mountain and the cliffs over Lost Lake." No map I've yet found names prominences other than Bare Mt. and Moose River Mt. How do I find Coal, Quarry, Cross and 6-mile? (Have not yet connected to the LPN columnist.) Thanks.
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Old 11-16-2020, 03:35 PM   #2
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I've never been in that area. But these sites:

https://www.cnyhiking.com/Ha-De-Ron-DahWilderness.htm

https://andyarthur.org/map-ha-de-ron...ilderness.html

appear to be the Newspaper writer's sources, and they may give you some leads.
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Old 11-16-2020, 03:51 PM   #3
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Not familiar with any of those myself. I'm not aware of any of the views either, but I've never whacked out there.


EDIT:

Lost Lake is, per the Nat Geo Map, 1.5 miles west of Middle Settlement lake. So I assume you could find the cliffs that the author is speaking of.

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Old 11-16-2020, 04:33 PM   #4
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Those are all described in Bill Ingersoll"s fourth edition of "Discover the Southwestern Adirondacks".

https://www.amazon.com/Discover-Sout.../dp/1888374322
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Old 11-25-2020, 06:37 PM   #5
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The CNY web link has lots of good information, often gleaned from other sources, including Andy Arthurs very attractive maps.
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Old 12-03-2020, 01:51 PM   #6
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Thank you all for the responses. TCD & MTVhike: Yes I'd looked at CNY Hiking. The hills in question are listed, but no links to descriptions nor identification on the maps. montcalm: Cliffs are visible on satellite images by Lost Lake, we will check them out if we get down that trail. Wldrns: I ordered the guide book you referenced which just arrived and sure enough it describes and locates all the hills with views I was asking about. Good lead! Looking forward to exploring the Ha-de-ron-dah this winter.
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