Columbus Day Hike 2010

Prospect Mountain

The pack will be meeting at the Prospect Mountain trailhead on Smith Street at the base of the footbridge that crosses the Northway at 9am on Monday October 11th. Families are responsible for their own transportation or to arrange for car pooling.

Elevation: 2041 feet
Access: A trailhead in Lake George village leads to a footbridge over the Northway and then straight up the mountain.
A short 1.7 miles goes up steeply to a spectacular view of Lake George. 

The actual hike should take about 4 hours. Be sure to pack a lunch or snack and plenty of water.

Here is a Map and direction from the church to the trail head parking. 
Malta Ave
1.Head northeast on Malta Ave towardScott St
1.5 mi
2.Turn left at Old Post Rd
1.9 mi
3.Turn right at State Hwy 9/US-9 S
0.4 mi
4.Take the ramp onto I-87 N
28.5 mi
5.Take exit 21 for Newyork 9N towardLake Luzerne/Lake George Vil
0.2 mi
6.Turn right at NY-9N N
0.1 mi
7.Turn left at NY-9N N/US-9 N/Canada St
1.5 mi
8.Turn left at Amherst St
0.2 mi
9.Turn right at West St
0.2 mi
10.Take the 3rd left onto Smith St
0.1 mi
Smith St

The hike is near the route of an old funicular railway, once the world's longest cable railway, to the site of the former summit hotel.