Tupper Lake Hiking Triad

The Adirondacks is the home of hiking challenges, and the most family-friendly of those is right around Tupper Lake. With just three mountains needed to complete the Tupper Lake Triad, you can work on this one over a weekend or wrap it up in the morning and have lunch in town while you fill out the registration form. The Triad is the perfect starter challenge for those just getting in to hiking or for hikers looking to expand their patch and sticker collection.

A year-round Adirondack hiking challenge

In 2015, a new hiking challenge called the Tupper Lake Triad was launched in the Tupper Lake region of the Adirondacks. The three family-friendly mountains - each of which is within a few minutes of the village - boast outstanding views of the surrounding mountains and lakes from their summits, which are reached via well-maintained and well-marked state Department of Environmental Conservation trails. After successfully hiking all three peaks, register on the official Triad roster and receive a patch -- and bragging rights, of course.

Meet the peaks

Earn an Adirondack hiking challenge patch by climbing the following three mountains, each of which is within a short drive of Tupper Lake:

Mount Arab
A fire tower awaits those who make the moderately steep climb up this mountain. Mount Arab also counts as one of the Adirondack fire tower hiking challenge peaks.
Distance, one way: 1 mile | Elevation: 2545 feet | Ascent: 764 feet
 
Coney Mountain 
Enjoy superior views with little effort from Coney's rocky summit. Be sure to return in summer to enjoy some of the wild blueberries that dominate the open summit.
Distance, one way: 1.1 miles | Elevation: 2280 feet | Ascent: 548 feet
 
Goodman Mountain 
This mountain, named after civil rights activist Andrew Goodman, has it all: History, wheelchair accessibility for the first quarter mile, and great views from the summit.
Distance, one way: 1.7 miles | Elevation: 2178 feet | Ascent: 581 feet

Try the Triad in summer and winter

There are two different patches, summer and winter that you can receive for completing the Tupper Lake Triad.

Summer Triad: Hike all three peaks between March 21 and Dec. 19 to receive the summer hiking patch.
Winter Triad: Hike all three peaks between Dec. 20 and March 20 to receive the winter hiking patch.

Register for the Tupper Lake Triad online today!

Once completed, fill in the Tupper Lake Triad registration form online

If you prefer to send in your registration by mail, download and print out the Tupper Lake Triad registration form and mail it with your $5 registration fee to:

TL Triad

121 Park Street

Tupper Lake, NY 12986.

Please make checks payable to ROOST (Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism). Disclaimer: Patches could take up to 3 weeks to be received. 

Ready for more?

The Tupper Lake Triad is a great way to get warmed up for some of the other hiking challenges in the Adirondacks. Check out the Saranac Lake 6er, the Lake Placid 9'er, or the Tri-Lakes Trifecta challenges!

For more cool fun, check out the Paddling Triad, too!

Love Your ADK

By taking the Love Your Adirondacks Pledge and practicing Leave No Trace ethics you can help ensure that the forests, waterways, and communities of the Adirondacks remain beautiful and unique for generations to come.

Tupper Lake Triad

# Name Town/City Group Start End Ultra
8030 Gemma Hanlon Lake Luzerne - 2021-03-07 2019-02-18
8029 Marsha Martin Newton Falls NY team Honeylocust 2021-07-26 2021-06-27
8028 Russell Martin Olivebridge Team Honeylocust 2021-07-26 2021-06-27
8027 Riley Donahue Plattsburgh, NY - 2021-07-24 2021-04-24
8026 Riley Donahue Plattsburgh, NY - 2021-07-24 2021-04-24
8025 Danny and Kristin Scott Ithaca, NY, USA - 2015-07-31 1999-10-17
8024 Henrietta Patrick Rochester, NY Our daughter Henrietta hiked all three unassisted and finished at 3 years, 1 month, and 8 days old! 2021-07-26 2021-07-24
8023 Megan Rombaut Holley, NY - 2021-07-24 2021-07-23
8022 James Rombaut Holley, NY - 2021-07-24 2021-07-23
8021 Amy Nehme Bothell, WA 98021 - 2021-07-26 2021-07-22
8020 Stephanie Nehme Bothell, WA 98021 - 2021-07-26 2021-07-22
8019 Anfrea Torres Rome, NY 13440 - 2020-10-03 2018-07-14
8018 Megan E Schmidt Milton, VT 05468 - 2021-07-04 2021-07-04 U
8017 Trevor Babcock Lockport, NY 14094 - 2021-05-31 2021-05-29
8016 Keith Babcock Lockport, NY 14094 - 2021-05-31 2021-05-29
8015 Timothy O'Connell Charlton, New York - 2021-07-21 2021-07-21 U
8014 Stacie O'Connell Charlton, New York - 2021-07-21 2021-07-21 U
8013 Ryan O'Connell Charlton, New York - 2021-07-21 2021-07-21 U
8012 Caleb O'Connell Charlton, New York - 2021-07-21 2021-07-21 U
8011 Matt Webster Honeoye Falls, NY/USA - 2021-07-24 2018-07-29
8010 Joseph Webster Honeyoe Falls, NY/USA Mt. Arab with BSA 2021-07-24 2021-07-22
8009 Ethan W. Burnette Groveland, NY - 2021-07-25 2021-07-25 U
8008 Tyler Acton Rochester, NY - 2021-07-25 2021-07-25 U
8007 Adam Northrop Naples, NY 14512 - 2021-07-24 2021-07-22
8006 Kayc Cass-Northrop Naples, NY 14512 - 2021-07-24 2021-07-22

Tupper Lake Winter Triad

# Name City, State Date Started Date Completed
7162. David Seymour Plattsburgh, New York 03/08/2021 03/08/2021
5161. Justin Liechty Morrisonville, New York 03/13/2019 03/31/2019
5101. Sandra Uechi Colton, New York 01/03/2019 01/05/2019
5049. David Cotrana Jay, New York 02/11/2019 02/11/2019
5018. Rosemary Philips Canton, New York 03/09/2019 03/14/2019
1273. Dan Petit Schenectady, New York 02/16/2020 02/16/2020
1272. Crystal J. Davis Schenectady, New York 02/16/2020 02/16/2020
661. Jennifer MacNinch Watertown, New York 03/06/2021 03/13/2021
660. Iris Hill Watertown, New York 03/06/2021 03/13/2021
659. Quinn MacNinch Watertown, New York 03/06/2021 03/13/2021

Tupper Lake Canine Triad

# Name Dog Name City, State Date Started Date Completed
420. Emily Gryger Blue Saranac, New York 07/25/2021 07/25/2021
419. Gregory James Bailey Sparky Fulton, New York 07/24/2021 07/24/2021
418. Paula M. Youmell Lily HANNAWA FALLS, New York 07/22/2021 07/22/2021
417. Kerrie Vincent Bamber Albany, New York 06/18/2021 06/20/2021
416. Michael Hilburger Copper Williamsville, New York 07/12/2021 07/16/2021
415. Michael Hilburger Cheddar Williamsville, New York 07/12/2021 07/16/2021
414. James Livingston Tucker Honeoye Falls, New York 07/05/2021 07/06/2021
413. Tiffany Griego Boots Menlo Park, California 07/16/2021 07/17/2021
412. Lisa Falvo Hunter Macedon, New York 07/15/2021 07/16/2021
411. Michele Casab Bandit New Hartford, New York 07/12/2021 07/13/2021