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New York - Baker Mountain, Saranac Lake

This is our first hike to becoming a Saranac 6er! 


Date/Time: Saturday, March 24h, 2018 at 9AM SHARP. Meet at 8:45AM.

Parking: 189 Forest Hill Ave, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
Parking GPS Coordinates: N44° 331610,’ W74° 115890’

1.8 miles round trip
Total elevation gain : 900 feet

Trailhead: From downtown Saranac Lake, head north on Broadway (Route 86) and turn right on Bloomingdale Ave. (Route 3), then turn right on Pine Street after about a half mile. Cross the railroad tracks and turn left on Forest Hill Ave. and follow it as it wraps around Moody Pond. The trailhead is on the left in about a half mile. Park on the right shoulder of the road, and please be respectful of the nearby property owners.

This event is hosted by Girls Who Hike Ambassador Meg Farrell. The first few attendees will receive special Girls Who Hike giveaways before the hike starts!

Mount Baker stands at 2,457 feet and sits in the village of Saranac Lake. This is part of the Saranac Lake 6ers Challenge. Mount Baker is the easiest of the bunch! Once you climb all six, the village of Saranac Lake will issue you a commemorative patch.

Trail rating: Green/Yellow: Moderate hike, well-signed, elevation gain of just under 1,000 feet, low altitude. Novice hikers welcome!

***In order to attend an official meetup, you MUST have a signed Liability Waiver on file. Please see the Group Rules for details/link to sign. It takes 60 seconds to complete and one waiver clears you for all meetups!***

For Official Meet-Ups, we kindly ask for them to stay ladies only. :)

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