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

How to register

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.

Once completed, download 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 City, State Date Started Date Completed
5825. Jane Lincourt Lake Placid, New York 06/01/2020 07/19/2020
5824. Michael Sorel Lake Placid, New York 06/01/2020 07/19/2020
5823. Ashley Forward Liverpool, New York 11/07/2020 11/07/2020
5822. Jamie Lynn Amery Liverpool, New York 11/07/2020 11/07/2020
5821. Christopher Gates Gouverneur, New York 06/27/2020 09/19/2020
5820. Braydan Brown Go, New York 06/27/2020 09/19/2020
5819. Kadie Haines Gouverneur, New York 06/27/2020 09/19/2020
5818. Lanya Brown Gouverneur, New York 06/27/2020 09/19/2020
5817. Nancy Turnbull Gouverneur, New York 06/27/2020 09/19/2020
5816. Ashley Turnbull Gouverneur, New York 06/27/2020 09/19/2020
5815. Trevor Liscum Gouverneur, New York 06/27/2020 09/19/2020
5814. Carson Liscum Gouverneur, New York 06/27/2020 09/19/2020
5813. Gage Liscum Gouverneur, New York 06/27/2020 09/19/2020
5812. Bentley Graham-Brown Gouverneur, New York 06/27/2020 09/19/2020
5811. Nathan Massey Gouverneur, New York 06/27/2020 09/19/2020
5810. Gregory Haines Jr Gouverneur, New York 06/27/2020 09/19/2020
5809. Eliot Haines Gouverneur, New York 06/27/2020 09/19/2020
5808. Chris Gates Gouverneur, New York 06/27/2020 09/19/2020
5807. Braeden Gibbs Ray Brook, New York 09/26/2020 11/07/2020
5806. Summer June Hammond, New York 11/08/2020 11/08/2020
5805. Jamie Furgison Hammond, New York 11/08/2020 11/08/2020
5804. Amy Furgison Hammond, New York 11/08/2020 11/08/2020
5803. James Furgison Hammond, New York 11/08/2020 11/08/2020
5802. Jacob J. Eaves Lowville, New York 09/27/2020 11/08/2020
5801. Abby R. Eaves Lowville, New York 09/27/2020 11/08/2020

Tupper Lake Winter Triad

# Name City, State Date Started Date Completed
252. Rob Rolleston Rochester, New York 03/15/2020 03/15/2020
251. Claire Siconolfi Saratoga Springs, New York 01/31/2020 01/31/2020
250. Andrew Socola West Henrietta, New York 03/14/2020 03/14/2020
249. Adam Hahnel Henrietta, New York 03/14/2020 03/14/2020
248. Adam Hahnel Henrietta, New York 03/14/2020 03/14/2020
247. Andrew Socola, Sr. Rush, New York 03/14/2020 03/14/2020
246. Monica R. Foote Fonda, New York 03/14/2020 03/14/2020
245. Randy Conklin Brasher Falls, New York 03/09/2020 03/09/2020
244. Arthur Smolinski Rome, New York 03/08/2020 03/08/2020
243. Brian Chanatry Jamesville, New York 03/15/2020 03/15/2020

Tupper Lake Canine Triad

# Name Dog Name City, State Date Started Date Completed
284. Danielle Nostrant Charli Bo' Barlie Cohoes, New York 08/30/2020 10/04/2020
283. Michelle Mercurio Daisy Schwenksville, Pennsylvania 09/08/2020 09/12/2020
282. Lindsey M. Smith Henry Watertown, New York 09/19/2020 09/25/2020
281. Crystal Bissette-LeClair Bella West Chazy, New York 04/06/2020 07/07/2020
280. Mason Hedeen Sage Booneville, New York 07/25/2020 07/25/2020
279. Bill Ehring Daisy Penfield, New York 09/21/2020 09/25/2020
278. Jennifer Bramley Remington Westmoreland, New York 08/26/2020 10/01/2020
277. Alexandra Mazza Kaya New Hartford, New York 10/01/2020 10/01/2020
276. Nicole Ciaccia Leo Old forge, New york 10/01/2020 10/01/2020
271. Ryan Muldoon Lucky Liverpool, New York 09/10/2020 09/11/2020