The 15th edition addresses the significant zone changes that have been implemented by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, as well as new acquisitions, new trails, reroutes, restored and altered trailheads, and parking regulations.
Notable changes include Boreas Ponds access information, closure of the Porter Mt. trail from the Garden, numerous additions to the Champlain Valley trail network, and a whole new Northwestern Section, covering trails in the remote territory east of Route 30 north of Paul Smiths. Also new is a chart comparing approaches to Mount Marcy. The book is also smaller in size, to fit more easily into a backpack.
The Map Pack includes the High Peaks Trails guidebook and Lake Placid/High Peaks Trails Illustrated Map 742. Members receive a 20% discount.
Guidebook specs: 312 pages. Softcover. New compact size: 5″ x 7″.
High Peaks Trails is volume 1 in ADK’s Forest Preserve Series of guidebooks covering the Adirondacks and Catskills. Volume 2 is Eastern Trails, volume 3 is Central Trails , volume 4 is Western Trails, volume 5 covers the Northville-Placid Trail, and volume 6 is Catskill Trails.