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Lyon Mountain – Hiking the New Trail

September 30th, 2008 · 27 Comments · Adirondack Life

So, a few weeks ago there was some buzz on the street about the new trail up Lyon Mt.  Not often we get new trails in the Adirondacks – especially purpose-built hiking trails.  The old trail up is an example of the old-style of hiking where the “direct route” was favored.  I won’t bore you with a trip report.  What you need to know is this: The trail is longer.  Though much easier, it takes about an hour longer.

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Here’s a screenshot from Google Earth showing the old trail (red) and new trail (green).

Lyon Mt

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