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2022 Hiking Trip Logs

These are trail logs for my hikes in 2022. Here's the main trail log page.

Legend

Text in italics is trail names.
Text in bold italics is trail names for trails which are part of the Appalachian Trail.
Underlined text is mountain peak names.
Bold underlined text is mountain peak names for mountains which are on the Northeast 111 list.
Underlined blue text is mountain peak names for mountains which are on the New England Fifty Finest list.
Underlined green text is mountain peak names for mountains which are on the Catskill 35 list.
A bold U means a turnaround point.


Trips


Mt. Tammany - Delaware Water Gap, New Jersey - 26 February 2022

Saturday 26 February 2022
Delaware Gap Parking Area - Red Dot Trail - Mt. Tammany - Blue Blaze Trail - Dunnfield Creek Trail - Holly Springs Trail - Appalachian Trail - Delaware Gap Parking Area

A bunch of us from the Connecticut Section of the GMC returned to the Delaware Water Gap.

You can see more pictures here.


LT Trailwork - Green Mountains, Vermont - 29-30 April 2022

Friday 29 April 2022
Secret Trailhead - secret trail - Long Trail - Story Spring Shelter - Long Trail - a little past the old beaver pond U - Long Trail - Story Spring Shelter

Saturday 30 April 2022
Story Spring Shelter - Long Trail - Kid Gore Shelter U - Long Trail - Story Spring Shelter - secret trail - Secret Trailhead

Another trailwork trip. I didn't do another hike this time.

No trip report for this, but more pictures can be found here.


Deer Leap - Tongue Range, Adirondack Mountains, New York - 5 May 2022

Thursday 5 May 2022
Deer Leap Trailhead - Deer Leap Trail - Deer Leap U - Deer Leap Trail - Deer Leap Trailhead

This was a short hike with Maure on the Tongue Range by Lake George.

No trip report for this, but more pictures can be found here.


Taconic Crest Trail - Taconic Mountains, Massachusetts - 11 June 2022

Saturday 11 June 2022
Rte. 20 Trailhead - Taconic Crest Trail - Madden Road Trailhead

I led the first of what will be three hikes covering the Taconic Crest Trail in Mass. and N.Y. (and briefly in Vt.). This section was entirely in Massachusetts, from Pittsfield to Hancock.

For a longer trip report see Views from the Top.

You can see more pictures here.


Cranberry Lake 50 - Adirondack Mountains, New York - 6-9 July 2022

Note: All trails are part of the Cranberry Lake 50 loop, unless enclosed in square brackets.

Wednesday 6 July 2022
Clifton Community Center - Rte. 3 road walk - East Connector Trail - Campground Trail - Burntbridge Pond Trail - Snowmobile Spur Trail - Dog Pond Trail - Dog Pond Campsite

Thursday 7 July 2022
Dog Pond Campsite - Dog Pond Trail - Otter Brook Trail - South Bay Trail - Six Mile Creek Trail - Olmstead Pond Trail - Six Mile Creek Trail - Cat Mountain Pond Campsite

Friday 8 July 2022
Cat Mountain Pond Campsite - Six Mile Creek Trail - [Cat Mountain Spur Trail] - Cat Mountain U - [Cat Mountain Spur Trail] - Six Mile Creek Trail - High Falls Loop Trail - [High Falls Spur Trail] - High Falls U - [High Falls Spur Trail] - High Falls Loop Trail - [High Rock Spur Trail] - High Rock Campsite

Saturday 9 July 2022
High Rock Campsite - [High Rock Spur Trail] - High Falls Loop Trail - road walk - Town of Wanakena - road walk - Peavine Swamp Trail - West Connector Trail - road walk - Rte. 3 road walk - Clifton Community Center

I hiked the Cranberry Lake 50, a fifty mile loop around Cranberry Lake in the western Adirondacks.

For a longer trip report see Views from the Top.

You can see more pictures from this trip here.


Taconic Crest Trail - Taconic Mountains, Massachusetts - 23 July 2022

Saturday 23 July 2022
Madden Road Trailhead - Taconic Crest Trail - Phelps Trail - Phelps Trailhead

I led the second of what will be three hikes covering the Taconic Crest Trail in Mass. and N.Y. (and briefly in Vt.). This section was about half in Massachusetts and half in New York. It was hot.

For a longer trip report see Views from the Top.

You can see more pictures here.


Taconic Crest Trail - Taconic Mountains, Massachusetts, New York, Vermont - 20 August 2022

Saturday 20 August 2022
Phelps Trailhead - Phelps Trail - Taconic Crest Trail - Berlin Mountain - Taconic Crest Trail - The Snow Hole - Taconic Crest Trail - Rte. 346 Trailhead

I led the third and final of three hikes covering the Taconic Crest Trail in Mass. and N.Y. (and briefly in Vt.). This section included the trail's highest and lowest points. There was a misadventure near the end, but it all ended well.

For a longer trip report see Views from the Top.

You can see more pictures here.


Two Hikes on Mount Desert Island - Acadia National Park, Maine - 8-9 September 2022

Thursday 8 September 2022
Jordan House - Jordan Pond Path (CW) - Jordan House

Friday 9 September 2022
Hadlock Brook Trailhead - Hadlock Brook Trail - Bald Peak Trail - Bald Peak - Bald Peak Trail - Parkman Mountain Trail - Parkman Mountain - Grandgent Trail - Gilmore Peak - Grandgent Trail - Sarget Mountain - Sargent East Cliffs Trail - Deer Brook Trail - Jordan Pond Path - Bubbles Divide - Bubbles Trail - South Bubble Mountain - Bubbles Trail - Bubble Rock U - Bubbles Trail - South Bubble Mountain - Bubbles Trail - Bubbles Divide - Jordan Pond Path - Deer Brook Trail - Penobscot Mountain Trail - Penobscot Mountain U - Penobscot Mountain Trail - Deer Brook Trail - Sargent Mountain Pond - Deer Brook Trail - Sargent South Ridge Trail - Cedar Swamp Mountain U - Sargent South Ridge Trail - Amphitheater Trail - Hadlock Brook Trail - Hadlock Falls - Hadlock Brook Trail - Hadlock Brook Trailhead

Meadowsweet and I went to Mount Desert Island in Maine, which is where most of Acadia National Park is. On Thursday we hiked a loop around Jordan Pond. On Friday I did a solo hike which summitted seven mountains in eight miles.

For a longer trip report (for both hikes) see Views from the Top.

You can see more pictures from the Jordan Pond hike here.
You can see more pictures from the seven mountain hike here.


Salmon River Trail - Connecticut - 1 October 2022

Saturday 1 October 2022
Comstock Covered Bridge - Salmon River Trail - spur trail to Day Pond Brook Falls - Day Pond Brook Falls U - spur trail to Day Pond Brook Falls - Salmon River Trail - Day Pond - Salmon River Trail - Comstock Covered Bridge

This was a Connecticut Section of the GMC hike. There's no trip report for this one, but some pictures are included in my Facebook gallery for the hike.


LT Trailwork, Kililngton Peak - Green Mountains, Vermont - 14-16 October 2022

Friday 14 October 2022
Secret Trailhead - secret trail - Long Trail - Story Spring Shelter - Long Trail south U - Long Trail north - Story Spring Shelter

Saturday 15 October 2022
Story Spring Shelter - Long Trail south - Lydia's Rest U - Long Trail north - Story Spring Shelter

Sunday 16 October 2022
Story Spring Shelter - Long Trail - secret trail - Secret Trailhead - (car ride) - Shrewsbury Peak Trailhead - Shrewsbury Peak Trail - Shrewsbury Peak - Shrewsbury Peak Trail - Long Trail - Killington Spur - Killington Peak U - Killington Spur - Long Trail - Shrewsbury Peak Trail - Shrewsbury Peak - Shrewsbury Peak Trail - Shrewsbury Peak Trailhead

This was another The Connecticut Section of the GMC trail work trip. On Friday I trimmed. On Saturday I painted blazes. On Sunday I drove north to hike Killington solo via Shrewsbury Peak Trail. This was my fouth time on Killington, but the first time on Shrewsbury Peak.

For a longer trip report see Views from the Top.

You can see more pictures here.


Plateau Mountain - Catskill Mountains, New York - 22 November 2022

Tuesday 22 November 2022
Stony Clove - Devil's Path - Plateau Mountain U - Devil's Path - Stony Clove Trail U - Stony Clove Trail - Devil's Path - Stony Clove

On Tuesday before Thanksgiving I went to the Catskills and hiked the only section of the Devil's Path I hadn't yet done.

For a longer trip report see Views from the Top.

You can see more pictures here.


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