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Hiking adventures at Sleeping Beauty Mountain

As I’ve mentioned before, the fiance has gotten me into hiking a lot this season. We’ve gone nearly every time to the Albany Pine Bush Preserve, which is quite large.

Today, we actually climbed a whole mountain. This was real hiking, in tough terrain, going up steep inclines a good chunk of the way. We went over six miles in all (we usually do three to four).

Today’s extersion pretty much consumed the whole day, with Sleeping Beauty Mountain being up in Queensbury, over an hour away. All in all it was about two and half hours getting there and back, with about four hours of actual hiking.

My legs hurt and I slipped and almost fell on my butt into mud and/or water at least three times.

It was so worth it, though. Below are some of my favorite photos I got today:

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