ADK Fire Towers

Climb and document, by date, ascents of at least 23 fire tower summits: 18 of 25 Adirondack Park summits and all 5 Catskill Park summits. Climbing each tower is not required, nor is it recommended for those towers that need additional restoration measures for safe public use.
  • Snowy Mountain

    Snowy mountain is part of the Adirondack fire tower challenge. We had previously attempted this hike just over three years ago but turned back...
  • Lyon Mountain Fire Tower

    Decided to return to an old favorite that is conveniently nearby, about 30 minutes drive. It was foretasted to be a Bluebird day, and the weather...
  • Poke-O-Moonshine Mountain

    I decided to take an early morning hike up Poke-O-Moonshine mountain. I'm not one to typically hike in the summer as I generally spend my summer...
  • Owls Head Mountain

    I arrived at the trail head around 8:50am. There was a local hunter that had just arrived and he was packing up to spend 14 days in camp (lucky...
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