Cascade Mt. is one of the most popular high peaks in the Adirondacks. Hurricane Irene has cleaned up a pre existing slide making an enjoyable alternative to the standard DEC trail to the summit.
Park at the Cascade Lakes Day Use area between the upper and lower lakes.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Cascade Mountain:
Cascade Mountain Slide 4th Trad, 2000 feet
Featured Route For Cascade Mountain
Scramble up the blocky bottom section of the slide to the base of tall (100+ foot) waterfall. Now the fun begins! Climb the waterfall on blocky holds with an careful eye for loose rock. Continue crisscrossing the flow as needed until reaching the top where things mellow out. Note: While this section is 4th class there is exposure and falling is not a healthy option. Continue up the slide. Note the variety of rock types contained in this relatively small area. After a couple more 3rd clas...[more] Browse More Classics in NY