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    Adirondack waterfall outside of Lake Placid NY.


    by ourvideosite20110208

    38 views This was one of several stunningly picturesque falls on the trail to Algonquin Peak. From Wikipedia: "Algonquin Peak is in the MacIntyre Range in the town of North Elba, in Essex County, New York. It is the second highest mountain in New York, and one of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks in Adirondack Park...Algonquin is...accessible from the popular Adirondak Loj trailhead near Heart Lake outside of Lake Placid for a day trip. While shorter than nearby Mount Marcy, it is steeper; requiring almost as much vertical ascent in a considerably shorter distance...the route gets progressively steeper and rockier, going over many steep rock chutes called 'slides'. The mountain's summit is an alpine zone above tree line, and [on a clear day views of the surrounding high peaks are available in all directions." We will attest to the dangerousness of the decent by way of "the southeast via the steep, narrow, 2.1-mile (3.4 km) Boundary Trail from Lake Colden.