Tag Archives: Dix Range Traverse

Dix from the Summit of Hough Peak

Hough Peak, pronounced “Huff” is a peak in the Dix Range of the Adirondack Mountains. Hough is considered a trail-less peak but it has a strong herd path leading to its summit. Having said that, Hough is not an easy peak to climb. At 4409′ Hough is one of the 46 Adirondack high peaks and is a required climb for the Adirondack Forty-Sixers. The summit once had a canister to log your climb, these were…

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Hough and Macomb in the Adirondack Dix Range

The Dix Range, peaks associated with Dix Mountain anchor the High Peaks. As one drives the Adirondack Northway from the south one can catch a glimpse of these peaks, especially the crown-like summit of Macomb. Situated south and separated from Marcy and the main jumble of high peaks Dix offers some of the best hiking, overnight or multiday backpacking and views in the Adirondacks and possibly in the Northeast. One can push and “do” the…

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Please note changes in access and rules for hiking and camping in the Adirondacks and Catskills during the COVID-19 outbreak. Please act responsibly during this stressful period. Please read the DEC info carefully. Read more here!

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