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Lose Weight, Move Better, Get Stronger  with Seth Thomas

Personal Trainer in the Capital Region

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Hurricane Firetower

Join us when we climb a hidden treasure in the Adirondack Mountains. Hurricane Mountain offers one of the most commanding views of any of the lesser peaks, and because of this you can experience 360 degree views with little effort.  Built in 1919, the firetower is one of several constructed by the fire service to help look out for forest fires. The towers communicated with each other, and fire departments, via hand cranked phones and were staffed by ‘observers’ who usually lived in cabins near the mountain. The tower is slated for reconstruction and is currently not safe to climb. Fortunately, the tower is not required for you to enjoy the panoramic landscape from the summit.  This will be a fun and easy day that will bring satisfaction for the experienced hiker and the beginner. If you have any questions about this event please contact us at Albanymovefit.com

EVENT DETAILS

  • Departure and Return Location:

    Hurricane Mountain Trailhead - The north side of Rt. 9N, 3.6 mi. east from Rt 73 and 1.6 mi past Hurricane Road

  • Departure Time:

    8:00 A.M.

  • Return Time:

    2:00 P.M.

  • Bring:

    2 liters of water, food dense in calories (including lunch), hiking poles, sunglasses, bug spray

  • Wear:

    Hiking boots, Appropriate gear. No cotton

  • Intensity Level:

    2 of 5

  • Trail Details:


    Elevation gain 2000 ft. Summit elevation 3694 ft. Round-trip Distance: 6.8 miles
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  • Location:


    Rt. 9N, 3.6 mi. east from Rt 73
  • Event Date:


    April 22, 2017
  • Price:


    $65

Bringing A Friend?

A discount will be applyed if you choose to bring a friend or two; please specify quantity during checkout. Click below to purchase a group discount.

Refer to our full Policies page for more information about reservations and cancellations.