In an attempt to learn from our previous winter ADK trips, we booked two weekends on our calendar in January to try to do the trip in acceptable weather. As things worked out, the weather was acceptable for the first weekend. Acceptable by winter ADK standards involved 40-50 MPH winds at the summit of Whiteface... Continue Reading →
As it was near the new moon and reasonably clear, we were able to see the Milky Way, which is always a treat.
Harris Wash was almost as pretty as Coyote Gulch, but didn’t have the crowds that Coyote would likely have on the weekend.
The trail was well maintained. While there were some blowdowns, they seemed to be easy to pass. And we even saw some trail maintainers on Sunday too.