Past trip activities and photos.
Mt. Marcy, Adirondacks, High Peaks, September 2010 - Hill and Mackenzie
Noonmark, Adirondacks, High Peaks, January 2009 - Calos
Last year's ascent of Noonmark was epic. Complete with super-deep snow, stellar views, and stomach sickness!
Grafton, Rensselaer Plateau, September 2009 - Burday
On a beautiful Sunday morning this September, six Emma girls roused
themselves a bit earlier than they might normally to head up to Grafton
Lakes State Park in the foothills of the Taconics. Caroline Cating, Karmela
Padavic, Julia Riback, Martina Rudolf, Cerri Pruden-Preuss, and Sandra
Brooks joined Ms. Burday for a hike around Shaver Pond, a loop of about two
and a half miles. The fall colors were just beginning to change, and the
hike provided glimpses of the reds and yellows reflected in the pond.
Inspired by the warmth of the day and the cool waters of Shaver, Julia tried
to convince her fellows to go for a swim, but the prospect of a wet ride
home and the discovery of a prominent "no swimming" sign put an end to that
adventure. Pleasant company and pretty views made for a relaxing and