Dial & Nippletop


Topographic map courtesy of Topozone.com

September 2010

Nippletop seen from Dix Mountain.




St. Hubert’s

Bear Den


This hike was somewhat unique, in that it allowed us to do it in one long day hike, versus our typical camping trip. It also allowed us a bit of luxury, because we could stay in a hotel the night before the hike. So, we loaded up 2 cars, and headed for Lake Placid, where we stayed in a cheap hotel: the Econo Lodge.

After a few frosty beverages at the Lake Placid
Brewery, we hit a small Italian restaurant overlooking
Mirror Lake for some carbo-loading with spaghetti
dinners. Then it was back to the hotel for an early

Nippletop is 13th highest at 4620 ft.

Dial is 41st highest at 4020 ft.

Image courtesy of Econo Lodge Hotels.


Elk Pass

(Part of my Original 46er quest)