It turned out to be a fun challenge
Adventure on the Great Range

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Resources
https://www.facebook.com/groups/aspiring46ers/
http://www.daks46.com/
http://www.adirondack.net/tour/hike/highpeaks.cfm

June 15-17 (Thu,Fri,Sat)

Day 1:
Garden Parking lot
Upper Wolfjaw
Armstrong
Gothics
Saddleback
Basin
Abandoned Snowbird tentsite
~11 miles, +5245, -2650

Day2:
Snowbird
Haystack
Marcy
Skylight (option, +1m / +550′)
Gray Peak (option, +1.2m / +500′)
Avalanche Camp
9.1 miles, +1920, -3200 (+ options)

Day 3:
Avalanch Camp
Around Avalanche Lake
Colden via Dike, can loop on normal trail
Heart Lake
10.5 miles, +2100, -2600

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ISSUES:
o Transportation between trailheads
Directions – ADK Loj to Garden Lot

2017 Garden Parking/Shuttle Schedule — $10 per day US

o Picking up Bear Canisters
http://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/7225.html#Regulation
“6 NYCRR Paragraph 190.13(b)(2) defines a bear-resistant canister as “a commercially made container constructed of solid, non-pliable material manufactured for the specific purpose of resisting entry by bears.””

http://adirondackjourneys.com/ask-expert/bear-canisters-buyers-renters-guide/
http://www.mountaineer.com/store-info/

BearVault BV450 Solo Food Container
—- 8.7 x 8.3 inches / 33 oz
– $66.95 + free shipping REI
Bare Boxer Contender 101
—- 7.4 x 8 inches / 22 oz
– $59.95 + $12 shipping Bare Boxer
– $59.95 + $11 shipping ($8 each after) Ebay – MLH
– $59.95 + $10 shipping (free shipping 3 or more) Gossamer Gear

o Locating reliable water sources.
— two dependable sources of water are :
— 1. About 2 minutes down the Orebed trail from the Gothics-Saddleback col
— 2. Haystack Brook in the Basin-Haystack col

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http://caltopo.com/map.html#ll=44.11091,-73.90042&z=14&b=mbt
click activities->hiking.

http://www.adktrailmap.com/webmap/index.php

Garden Lot (Keene Valley)
PHELPS TRAIL
SOUTHSIDE TRAIL
LOWER WOLF JAW
— Lower Wolfjaw (option)
ADK RANGE TRAIL
— Upper Wolfjaw
ADK RANGE TRAIL
— Armstrong Mt
BEAVER MEADOW FALLS TRAIL
— Gothics
ADK RANGE TRAIL
— Saddleback
STATE RANGE TRAIL
— Basin Mt
NIGHT 1
Abandoned Snowbird tentsite

Abandoned Snowbird tentsite
STATE RANGE TRAIL
HAYSTACK TRAIL
— Little Haystack
— Mt. Haystack
— Little Haystack
HAYSTACK TRAIL
PHELPS TRAIL
VAN HOEVENBERG TRAIL
— Mt Marcy
MARCY TRAIL
SKYLIGHT TRAIL (option)
— Mt Skylight (option)
MOUNT MARCY TRAIL
GRAY PEAK (option)
— Gray Peak (option)
MOUNT MARCY TRAIL
MOUNT COLDEN TRAIL
NORTHEAST TRAIL around LAKE COLDEN
AVALANCHE PASS TRAIL
NIGHT 2
Avalanche Camp

Avalanche Camp
AVALANCHE PASS TRAIL
TRAP DIKE
— Mt Colden
MOUNT COLDEN TRAIL
LAKE ARNOLD TRAIL
Avalanche Camp
AVALANCHE PASS TRAIL
MARCY DAMN LOOP
VAN HOEVENBERG TRAIL
OLD MARCY DAMN TRAIL
HEART LAKE LOOP TRAIL
Adirondack Loj Road (Lake Placid)