88-09-23    
Landmark Hr Km
Start 09:30 0,00
Bear Brook Lean-to 09:50 1,42
Deer Brook Lean-to 10:00 2,04
DEC Interior Outpost 11:00 4,99
JBL 11:10 5,66
Bushnell Falls 12:00 8,13
Start 12:20  
Slant Rock 14:10 10,96
Start 14:40  
Jct Haystack 15:20 12,52
Jct State Range Trail 16:00 13,37
Mt. Haystack 16:20 14,32
Start 16:30  
Jct State Range Trail 17:00 15,22
Jct Shorey Short Cut 17:30 16,21
Jct Phelps Trail 18:00 17,98
End 18:06 18,17
Mt. Haystack

This hike is the first of a 3 days trip with a full pack. A day hike to Mt. Haystack for a total of 18 km in 8 hours including 1 hour of rest. The start is from The Garden's parking area (Keene Valley) and the destination is Slant Rock Lean-to. From The Garden, follow the Phelp Trail up to Slant Rock Lean-to. Then we do a loop to Mt. Haystack (round trip of 7,2 km) by the Phelps Trail and the State Range Trail. The return was by the State Range Trail and the Shorey Short Cut back to Slant Rock Lean-to.

The trip :

  • Mt. Haystack (trip 88-09-23)
  • Basin Mt. and Saddleback Mt. (trip 88-09-24)
  • Return to The Garden (trip 88-09-25)

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