Wright Peak
4,580', 16th Highest Elevation in the Adirondacks
September 2002


Wendy & Alex on Wright Peak, Mount Marcy over Steve's left shoulder, and Colden on the right.
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Descending Wright, left, Alex and fellow hiker, with Lake Placid & Whiteface in the distance at right.

Falls on the Algonquin Trail, and Alex on Wright summit, with, left to right, Marcy, Colden and Algonquin's flank behind.

Whales Tail Mountain seen from trail descending Wright.

Adirondack Loj is the starting point for many enjoyable High Peaks Trails for old and young alike. From Otter Chalet or Deep Woods Cabin, follow Route 86 past Whiteface, turning left onto River Drive, where the West Branch of the Ausable heads off towards the Olympic Ski Jumps. Turn left onto Route 73 towards Keene, and look for an open field on your right, framed by the High Peaks and the road to Adirondack Loj. From the Loj, trails lead out to Algonquin,  Wright, Marcy, Haystack, and other High Peaks.

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