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.
  • Cathedral Rock

    This fire tower sits on the summit of Cathedral Rock, located on the campus of New York State Ranger School at Wanakena, about 8 miles west of...
  • Blue Mountain

    This is a post election day hike. My son and I planned this day off well, unlike the results of the presidential election. We knew that we had to...
  • Azure Mountain

    This was a lazy day today. After sleeping in until 7:30 this morning I had to change my plans. I knew I wanted to get out and hike something, so...
  • Vanderwhacker Mountain

    I found this to be a very nice hike. It was nothing that I had expected, I compared that to what I had read anyways. Its like reading a book...
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