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Mount Ampersand

NY
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Ranked #840 of 2,892 Attractions in New York
Type: Mountains
Activities: Hiking
Most recent review
- Oct 10, 2014
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

My husband and I do quite a bit of hiking and in many different places. Some parts of this hike were more strenuous than most we have done. There are some spots that you are basically rock climbing at the end and before that the steep incline on the stone "steps" is quite strenuous. We do move very fast though... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Even though this mountain is only 3353 ft. tall, it's a moderately strenuous hike with 1700 elevation gain. While it can be tricky in places, if you like to scramble...you'll like this hike. The views at the top were fantastic, especially at foliage peak, which we were very lucky to see.

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cicero, new york
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

it is a great hike to start, gets a little tricky in the middle of the climb, you have to deal with some rocks, but others made trails around them if you don't want to climb them, but the hike is worth the while in the end when you see the view.

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

This was a very exciting and challenging hike fro my wife and myself. We were not experienced climbers when we started this climb. It was about a 2 hour hike, fairly challenging, although quite fun and very interesting areas. Having a hiking stick was very helpful. After making it to the top, it had to be one of the most... More

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Milton, NY
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69 reviews 69 reviews
21 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

A good hike - some work to get there, but SOOO worth it. Our group of 8, varying levels of ability, all made it to the top to enjoy the fabulous views. Only spot in the Adirondacks advertised with 360 degree views. Just great. Bring water, use hiking sticks is you have them.

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