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Phelps Trail

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Map Key

8.3

Miles

13.4

KM

Point to Point

5,273' 1,607 m

High

1,583' 482 m

Low

3,737' 1,139 m

Up

47' 14 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

27%

Max Grade (15°)

Dogs Unknown

Features River/Creek · Wildlife

Description

You can take this trail into the interior where you'll find many camping options on the way such as the Johns brook lodge and multiple Lean-tos.
It gives access to Big Slide, Lower & Upper Wolfjaw, Saddleback, Gothics, Marcy.

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  4.0 from 3 votes

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Trail Rankings

#348

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#11,543

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Approaching the summit of Mt. Marcy.
May 27, 2015 near Lake Pl…, NY
Almost to the top.
May 27, 2015 near Lake Pl…, NY
Just follow the "yellow brick road!"
May 27, 2015 near Lake Pl…, NY
The view from the summit.
May 27, 2015 near Lake Pl…, NY
Indian Falls is a great example of the rock type present in the Adirondacks
Sep 29, 2015 near Lake Pl…, NY

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Jul 1, 2018
Aaron Kozikowski
Trail markers are sparse around Slant Rock, where the trail crosses John's Brook and makes several sharp turns. Be sure to have a detailed map and… 8.3mi
Oct 28, 2017
Andrew Decker

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