CRANE POND paddle & BEAR MOUNTAIN hike, Adirondack Park.
Nov 29, 2015 - ALDER & CRANE PONDS canoeing, from Goose Pond trailhead on Crane Pond Rd (dirt, rough). Pharaoh Wilderness. AP very shallow, averaged 1' deep. Short 100 yard carry between the ponds, lots of red & white pines. Bushwhack hike up BEAR MOUNTAIN (recent forest fire) - views in most directions incl. High Peaks, Pharaoh Mtn & Hoffman Mtn (all showed a coating of snow) + Pyramid Lake, Tubmill Marsh & Crane Pond; 576' climb in 0.7 miles; the summit is on private but unposted land.