T Lake Falls and other ADK falls

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Supposedly a 300' Falls...however from this pic and others I just dont see it. Located near Pisceo NY and is about a 10mile RT hike.
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Also for our fellow ADK area waterfall enthusiasts...if you dont know about this site and were looking for new falls to capture, this site lists several we havent accounted for... ;)

http://www.adirondack.net/waterfalls/

I plan on checking out at least one that we dont have listed...(High Falls, Chateaugay, NY) and will see if time allows for some others.
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hobkyl wrote: I plan on checking out at least one that we dont have listed...(High Falls, Chateaugay, NY) and will see if time allows for some others.
My brother lives near Chateaugay.
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This has been on my To Do list for a while. Those who have seen it say it really is that big, but it's a slide falls rather than a plunge. The USGS quad also supports about 300 feet. This old postcard suggests that the photo may only have captured the lower part.
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I think the problem is that the common way in, a ten mile hike/bushwhack, doesn't give you the perspective needed to see the whole falls.
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spec wrote:My brother lives near Chateaugay.
Tell him to get some pics! 120' falls looks pretty nice.
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George wrote:This old postcard suggests that the photo may only have captured the lower part.

I think the problem is that the common way in, a ten mile hike/bushwhack, doesn't give you the perspective needed to see the whole falls.
Yeah probably true. Not Taughannock Falls thats for sure.
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hobkyl wrote:
spec wrote:My brother lives near Chateaugay.
Tell him to get some pics! 120' falls looks pretty nice.

He wouldn't even think about it. :) I was thinking more along the lines of "Hmm.. somewhere to sleep at night after I go out trekkin'." :)
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I've heard of T-Lake but never got over there. From what I understand, the hike in is OK until you get to the falls. The trail ends at the top and you have to bushwhack down to the bottom, and it's a bit of a scramble and not easy. From what I've seen, it's several long cascades and sloping rocks, that combined might be 300 feet.
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High Falls in Chateaugay, NY

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