Up Mount Marcy and back before dark

We heard about the floating logs from a man wearing an Adirondack 46er baseball cap, so he clearly knew what he was talking about. The hat indicated that he had climbed all 46 high peaks, or mountains over 4,000 feet, in the Adirondacks. He was wiry and spry, as so many peak baggers are, although not as chatty as some. But, he helped us identify the three mountains in the foreground from picturesque Indian Falls (Iroquois, Algonquin, and Wright) when I asked, and when we shared our itinerary for the day, he told us that the trail we were planning on taking back to camp was flooded out, with waist-deep water and floating logs.

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