Adirondack, Catskill backcountry trails, bridges still being repaired after disastrous storm

June 18, 2012

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — A replacement for one of the most well-traveled and iconic bridges in the Adirondack High Peaks was completed and opened to hikers Sunday as crews continue to repair backcountry trail damage from Tropical Storm Irene in August.


Marcy Dam:
Marcy Dam is a wooden dam on the Marcy Brook in the Adirondack High Peaks in North Elba, New York, USA; it impounds Marcy Dam Pond. It can be reached only by hiking; it lies 2.1 miles from the Adirondack Loj at an elevation of 2,362 feet (720 m) surrounded by Whales Tail Mountain, Wright Peak, Algonquin Peak, Avalanche Mountain, Mount Colden, TR Mountain, and Phelps Mountain. (Source: Wikipedia- Marcy Dam)

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