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A Visit to Fort Ticonderoga, Part 1

A Visit to Fort Ticonderoga, Part 1

Fort Ticonderoga, an historic site in New York near the Vermont border (Lake Champlain) has everything: breathtaking views of the Adirondack high peaks, walking paths through gardens and restored pre-colonial buildings, hands-on stuff and lots of climbing and exploring for the kids, and oodles and oodles of ancient history– well, as ancient as America can […]

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Lake George and Fort Ticonderoga, NY

Lake George and Fort Ticonderoga, NY

Lake George in the autumn. What can I say? Sheer glory! We traveled up the beautiful and scenic Route 9, in the heart of the eastern Adirondacks Park. We finally found Fort Ticonderoga, too. And even though the Fort was closed, we snuck in for a little quiet exploration and photo op. What an adventure!

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Buck Mountain at Pilot Knob, Adirondacks

Buck Mountain at Pilot Knob, Adirondacks

So what’s a little waning daylight, when a glorious leaf-soaked mountain is begging to be climbed? Will we make it to the top?