Offers incredible views from its bare, alpine summit. The trail soon begins a steeper climb before following a ridge through a wet section. to combine this with an attempt on Marcy itself, but that makes for a long Next was Basin. " The approach was fantastic. I believe I … We could see the steep last stretch of the trail to Haystack’s summit, infamously called the “Devil’s Half Mile” (even though is technically actually three-quarters mile). It is the third highest peak in the state, after Algonquin Peak and Mount Marcy. Make sure you’re careful! So, let’s get into the specifics of this AWESOME hike! This is the most beautifully written, relative, and understandable description of a trail I have ever come come across and precisely what I was looking for in planning a hike this weekend. We chose the HaBaSa loop from the Garden to complete his journey. Your log in attempt was not successful. Marcy. A small sign and kiosk mark the trail. Find geocaches near Haystack Mountain (Wilmington). WR..." —, "The Real Marcy’s Playground: A One Day Great Range Traverse
The trailhead is located on Upper Dam Road in the Chimney Hills development.
Mount Marcy. The views from the bare rock summit of Mount Haystack are absolutely incredible. —, "What can i say,, WOW! After a tiring last ascent, we had made it to the top of our third High Peak of the day – the third highest 46er, at 4,961 ft. —, "We joined two friend as they completed their 46er journey with a hike of HaBaSa. Tout à bien commencé et le moral était bon, malheureusement nous n'avions aucune vue sur Saddleback et Basin, tout était dans la brume. The reward is what many peak connoisseurs choose as the finest summit in the Adirondacks. Mount Haystack: 4,960 feet Perhaps the most challenging of the High Peaks, Haystack is a rugged, rocky ascent that travels 16 miles (out and back) over a mixture of demanding terrain, including an infamously steep stretch known as the “Devil’s Half Mile.” Basin and Saddleback. What exactly do I mean by that? We’ll review and let you know when it’s approved. Moving on to New Hampshire next, well after MacNaughton." It can also be approached from privately-owned Upper Little Haystack (left) and Mount Haystack (center), from Mount Marcy, Location of Mount Haystack within New York, U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mount Haystack, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mount_Haystack&oldid=953236656, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 26 April 2020, at 10:49. Not climbed by many outside of those pursuing the Adirondack 46ers challenge due to its remote position from the nearest trailhead and the steep and challenging approaches from either direction. If you haven't already signed up, join our email list for updates on new products in our online store and other ADK-related content. months="November"; Thank you. The Haystack Mountain Trail is managed by the U.S. Forest Service. One of the most famous elements of Haystack is the infamous "Devil's Half Mile". Visit the U.S. Forest Service online for information about the Haystack Mountain Trail (go to "Recreation," then "Hiking," then "Day Hiking"). var lmonth=months[time.getMonth() + 1]; conical peak to a haystack. Sounds fun. All together it was a fantastic day." Party of 2. Mount Haystack is a mountain in the Great Range of the Adirondack High Peaks in the Adirondack Mountains of New York.It is the third highest peak in the state, after Algonquin Peak and Mount Marcy.It gets its name from the resemblance of its rounded, conical peak to a haystack.It is north of Mount … One of the most famous elements of Haystack is the infamous "Devil's Half Mile". months="May"; months="March"; Below are the waters of Haystack Pond, while to the left is Mount Snow. Ce qui restera le plus mémorable, c'est le réveil le lendemain avec le chien avec la queue morte hahaha" —, "Deb and I finished up on Haystack today #46. This time the winds were much lighter and it was a lot of fun. // End -->. peak their last stop before Marcy itself, or combine it with neighboring A slightly shorter, though a bit more confusing route to the trailhead from Haystack Road is to turn left onto Chimney Hill Road and in less than 0.2 miles take your first right onto Binney Brook Road. Click on a parking icon to get custom directions. infamous "Devil's Half Mile". approach from either direction is steep and challenging. A peak’s prominence, also known as topographic prominence or relative height, is a measure of how distinct a peak is from other peaks. Algonquin Peak and year = year + 1900; Okay, so to get to this mountain, you will begin on Interstate 87 North. var year=time.getYear(); Mount Haystack – Toppeak Heavy winds often buffet this peak, but if you have it in you, it’s worth every step. Call us at 719-330-5441 and we'll get you a replacement or refund in a snap.