Lucas Gashi

  • Hike Cascade & Porter Mountains

    Cascade 4,098ft and Porter 4,084ft are two easy peaks which are usually hiked together. The trail starts on Rt 73 and you starts climbing up slowly but not challenging at all. Is 2.4 mIles to summit of cascade, the last 0.2 miles is a open rock s...

    4.8 miles 1900 ft gain

  • Hike Mount Marcy

    The hike does offer several different terrains and an elevation gain of 3170 feet, which can make you feel like it's going to be a long day. There are four routes for summiting Mount Marcy. This is the most popular route and leaves from the Adiron...

    14 miles 3170 ft gain

  • Hike Wright, Algonquin, and Iroquois Mountains

    Although a bit strenuous this loop climb up the MacIntyre Range is one of the most beautiful climbs in all the High Peaks. I suggest that you travel past Marcy Dam to Avalanche Lake and ascend the range in that direction as the trail from Lake Col...

  • Hike Seneca Rocks

    Seneca Rocks is probably one of the best known landmarks in West Virginia. This iconic formation sits 900 feet above the North Fork River. I highly recommend anyone interested in taking a trip to West Virginia take some time to visit Seneca Rocks....

    2.6 miles 931 ft gain

  • Backpack the North Fork Mountain Trail & Chimney Top

    One of my favorite hikes in West Virginia, since the whole ridge is full of views.  Backpacking the North Fork Mountain Trail is about 24.7 miles in total and a challenging hike but with relentless views. In my opinion, the best West Virginia has ...

    24.7 miles

  • Hike Indian Head and Fish Hawk Cliffs

    At 10.4 mile long, this lengthy, but easy loop takes you to two ADK lower peaks. The views from Indian Head and Fish Hawk Cliffs will blow your mind away. I love stopping here every time I make my way to ADK. The colors are absolutely gorgeous in ...

    10.4 miles 2000 ft gain

  • Hike Mount Jo

    This short hike offers exceptional views, perfect for late night sunsets and early morning sunrises. Take a lunch date to the summit and enjoy overlooking Heart Lake and New York's highest peak, Mt. Marcy. The trail to Mt. Jo trailhead is located ...

  • Explore Split Rock Falls

    The the easiest and the fastest access of any New York waterfalls Split Rock Falls, is within 10 feet of the parking lot and as soon as you open the car door you hear the water gushing down the Boquet River. The clear, cold waters of Split Rock Fa...

  • Explore Bash Bish Falls

    One of my favorite walks to a spectacular falls. The trail is easy to follow and one mile from NY parking lot and 0.5 from the parking lot. The apparent place to swim. There are several very nice, family safe swimmable pools in the creek above an...

    1 miles

  • Hike the Catskill Mountains' Kaaterskill Falls

    Although this is a super short hike, it is definitely a tough one! The quick, steep climb is totally worth it once you reach the 260 foot cascade and pool at the end. Hike along the trail, hugging Spruce Creek all the way to the falls. If you hike...

    2.6 miles 527 ft gain

  • Hike the Sugarloaf Mountain and Breakneck Ridge Loop

    The Breakneck Ridge to Sugar Loaf Loop gives rise to various bypasses that offer hikers moderate to advanced terrain and multiple rock scrambles. The loop entails a total elevation gain of 1,670 feet and a total distance of 5.5 miles.The start of ...

    4 miles 1670 ft gain

  • Swim at Peekamoose Blue Hole

    To get there: From Sundown, NY, head 10 miles on Route 42 until you see a large parking area on the right with a sign for the Peekamoose Mountain area. Follow the signs from the parking area to the creek. Swimming Hole Coordinates: (41.9182, -74.4...

  • Wright, Algonquin, Iroquois-MacIntyre Range

    Overview: 14.0 miles / 23 km Although a bit strenous this loop climb up the MacIntyre Range is one of the most beautiful climbs in all the High Peaks . I suggest that you travel past Marcy Dam to Avalanche Lake and ascend the range in that directi...

  • Cascade and Porter mountain

    Cascade 4,098ft and Porter 4,084ft are two easy peaks which are usually hiked together. The trail starts on Rt 73 and you starts climbing up slowly but not challenging at all. Is 2.4 mIles to summit of cascade, the last 0.2 miles is a open rock s...

  • Stony Kill Falls

    Stoney kill falls great waterfall to visit anytime of year, winter is great for ice climbing and fall when all the leaves change the views are breathtaking. Summertime is best to hike to the top of the falls and go swimming upstream.From the gate ...

  • Exploring Canopus Lake

    Canopus Lake it's one of my favorite lakes in New York. You can park on the side of the road, grab a fishing rod, or just drop your kayak in the water. Canopus Lake is such a beautiful place to bring little kids along and go fishing, or just to or...

  • Haystack, Basin, and Saddleback

    haystack basin Saddleback is one of the longest hikes in ADK, a will take all day to tackle the three mountains and use every bit of energy you have left by the time you get to the car. from the garden trail/ I recommend you get at the parking lo...

  • Ricketts Glen State Park

    Ricketts Glen State Park is my favorite place in Pennsylvania by far, the beauty of Ricketts Glen State Park is that you could go car camp or bring your RV and camp by the lake or you could book a cabin. In the Park you have 26 miles of hiking tra...

  • Bonticou Crag

    From the Spring Farm parking area of the Mohonk Preserv, Bonticou Crag is 3 mile loop hike follows a difficult rock scramble to the summit, with gorgeous views over the surrounding area. From the start to the summit is 1.5 mile hike the only part ...

  • Hike Sawteeth, Pyramid Peak and Gothics

    This 14 mile loop hike makes for a very long day out in the high peaks but very well worth it. Definitely have your camera with you and extra batteries and will also pass by two waterfalls on the loop, Rainbow falls and Beaver Meadow Falls.Start a...

    14 miles

  • Hike Bald Mountain, NY

    Bald Mountain, can be a nice short sunset hike or a long backpacking trip. starting a cross from Iona Island is 4 mile hike out and back to the summit of Bald Mountain, pretty steep although well worth it the views are absolutely incredible, fro...