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    A Secluded Cabin.
    CLICK HERE for The Cabin, a Secluded Cabin photos and full description. CLICK HERE for Ridge Camp, a Secluded Cabin photos and full description. CLICK HERE for Gypsy Camp, a Secluded Cabin photos and full description. CLICK HERE for Thoreau House, a Secluded Cabin photos and full description. CLICK HERE for New Camp. a Secluded Cabin photos and full description. CLICK HERE for Sugar Camp. a Secluded Cabin photos and full description. CLICK HERE for Wolf's Nest, a Secluded Cabin photos and full description.
    Each in its own private setting on a 700-acre Adirondack Wilderness.
    The Backcountry Cabins at Fourpeaks offer a high degree of seclusion. No people. No buildings nearby. Four mountains and a hidden valley with 20 miles of private hiking trails right at your doorstep. But Fourpeaks is not a "cookie-cutter" vacation. Our seven backcountry secluded cabins differ from one another in the level of seclusion offered. CLICK & GO!  (On this page.)   Urban Living.   Exotic Getaways.   The Seclusion Index     Guest Notes:  "The views and scenery were breathtaking and the peace was absolute."    ". . . the peace of serenity that you have furnished for us and couples like us who want to get away from it all and live as close to nature as we can."    " . . . the Cabin and New camp are quite close to the office, cars in and out, ect and that's not really for us."    (On the next page.)   10 Best Visitor Information Pages. (Quick Index.)
    Urban Living. The great majority of people today live in densely populated areas, all crowded together for convenient shopping, entertainment and employment. This results in noise and long lines in streets and highways, shopping malls, churches, and other public places. The land for miles around has been developed for buildings or paved over for travel and parking. Except for a few roadside trees and some potted plants there are no visible forms of natural life. The sky view is crowded over with tops of buildings. Few get to see the sun even in the best weather and artificial light blots out the stars at night. The sounds and sights of mass media communications permeate the collective consciousness from the early morning news to the late show and on the newsstands as well.
    Exotic Getaways. It's no wonder that people on vacation seek out exotic possibilities, a different style of spending time. They need a break from urban living. Many people with lots of time and money to spend find it on an African safari, in a high up Andean jungle, on a Galapogan guided tour or other faraway adventure. Others find natural views and open space much closer to home--in the nearby Pocono Mountains, the Catskills, the Berkshires, and in the High Peaks of New York's 6-million acre Adirondack Park--the largest controlled use recreation area in the East. In this realm, Fourpeaks may be the farthest "away from it all" you're likely to get. An Adirondack style of quiet living "off-the-grid," with no people or development around, old-fashion gas lighting, water from hand pumps, wood heating and outside toilets.
    On the road or in town. In open fields by woods.(SI#5) Mountain views at trail's end. Average distance from other buildings, 1 mile. (SI#10) Your Secluded Cabin. Fourpeaks is not a "cookie-cutter" vacation. While our seven secluded cabins all share the same 700 wilderness acres, 20 miles of private hiking trails, 4 mountains, scenic views and quiet surroundings, they differ from one another in the level of seclusion offered, as well as size and rental cost. To aid prospective visitors make the optimum choice, we've devised The Seclusion Index to help them decide which place is right for them.
    The Seclusion Index  (Scroll down and make your choice.)
    Seclusion Index.
    Accommodation.
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    Access. Location. Population Density. Distance from other accommodation. Traffic.
    On the road or in town. CLICK HERE for Fourpeaks Base Camp photos and full description. Fourpeaks "Base Camp." On a state highway. Roadside cabin, or motel, hotel, B&B in town. 50-200 people nearby. 10 feet or less from the next accommodation. Near vehicles at highway speeds.
    In open fields by woods.(SI#5) CLICK HERE for New Camp photos and full description. CLICK HERE for The Cabin photos and full description. New Camp and The Cabin. Drive to camp on a private road. On a big open field by woods with mountain views. Nobody around. About 300 feet from the nearest building. Near a lightly used private road.
    In open fields by woods.(SI#6) CLICK HERE for Thoreau House photos and full description. CLICK HERE for Gypsy Camp photos and full description. Thoreau House and Gypsy Camp. Drive to camp on a private road. On a big open field by woods with mountain views. Nobody around. About 1/4 mile from the nearest building. Near a lightly used public road.
    In open fields by woods.(SI#7) CLICK HERE for Sugar Camp photos and full description.
    Sugar Camp.
    Drive to camp on a private road. On a small open field by woods with mountain views. Nobody around. About 1/4 mile from the nearest building. Set well back from a lightly used public road.
    Mountain views at trail's end. Average distance from other buildings, 1 mile. (SI#10) CLICK HERE for Ridge Camp photos and full description. CLICK HERE for Wolf's Nest photos and full description. Ridge Camp and Wolf's Nest. Remote camps. We get you there by jeep. On a mountainside clearing with exciting views. Nobody around. 5/8 (Wolf) or 1-1/2 miles (Ridge) from anything. On a private hiking trail.

    CLICK HERE to meet Your Adirondack Guide. Our Navigation sidebar appears on every one of our over 300 pages. CLICK HERE to Explore Fourpeaks!Dear Visitor,   I'd like to help make your web visit functional, and fast.
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    Sincerely yours,  Martin (Your Adirondack Guide)

    #0466 "The views and scenery were breathtaking and the peace was absolute."
    Subject: Guestbook Entry
    Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2004 20:12:48 -0700
    Name : Brock and Jenn
    Email : brock****@yahoo.com
    Location : Clayton, NY
    Comments : We had a great time at Wolf's Nest over the
    holiday weekend. The views and scenery were breathtaking and the peace was
    absolute. We really enjoyed our camp showers and the absence of the TV.
    The biscuits and jam were greatly appreciated and enjoyed! We will
    definitely be back, and I think we will bring our dog Tanner. We are even
    going to entice some of our friends and family to come along.
    Thanks Martin

    #0562 ". . . the peace of serenity that you have furnished for us and couples like us who want to get away from it all and live as close to nature as we can."
    Subject: Re: Your Fourpeaks visit 01/15/05 to New Camp
    Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2005 14:39:26 -0800
    Your_email_address: brteyes****@wmconnect.cm Your_Name: laura Your_Message: hi martin its laura and dennis. we wanted to thank you for the
    peace of serenity that you have furnished for us and couples like us who
    want to get away from it all and live as close to nature as we can. we loved
    the quiet and the holyness that you get by staying in a warm, cozy
    atmosphere such as we have. dennis and i were able to hike to the ridge camp
    and to wolf's nest. what a wonderful place you have created with the help of
    nature. we most certainly will be looking forward to visiting you again this
    summer. we may bring the boys and teach them how it should be. we thank you
    again and can't wait to enjoy the beauty and the peacefulness you provide. we have already noticed the noise and the busy traffic. we want to come back
    now!!!!!!

    #1232 "One of your guests mentioned that the Cabin and New camp are quite close to the office, cars in and out, ect and that's not really for us."
    Subject: Re: For Nov 23 Your Adirondack Vacation/Getaway, a secluded mountain valley
    Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2006 11:37:21 -0500
    From: "Steven Ke***" ske******@gmail.com
    To: "Martin (Your Adirondack Guide)"
    Dear Martin,
    Thanks for the info. Since we last spoke, my friend Daren and his
    wife Anna are interested in joining us. I'll know for sure later
    today. Is the Ridge camp, Sugar Camp or one of the others a
    possibility? The views look great, and they seem a bit more remote.
    One of your guests mentioned that the Cabin and New camp are quite
    close to the office, cars in and out, ect and that's not really for
    us. Nonetheless we're excited to head up Thursday morning from NYC.
    Just trying to find the right camp for our trip.
    Thanks,
    Steven
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    Subject: Re: For Nov 23 Your Adirondack Vacation/Getaway, a secluded mountain valley
    Date: Sat, 18 Nov 2006 04:03:41 -0500 (EST)
    From: "Martin (Your Adirondack Guide)"
    To: "Steven Ke***" ske******@gmail.com
    Dear Steven, [Thanks for your Email (copy attached).]
    New Camp and The Cabin not for you?
    For 2 persons consider Ridge Camp, $625; Wolf's Nest, $500
    and Thoreau House, $400 plus tax.
    Ridge Camp has room for 4 persons, $675 plus tax.
    Sorry, Sugar and Gypsy aren't rented in this season.
    I think you'd be happiest with Wolf or Ridge.
    Best wishes,
    Martin
    P.S. The comments in the Guest Book letter you picked up on are useful, but not
    an altogether true picture. New Camp, The Cabin and Camp Barn are in the same general
    area, but they're located on different fields, about 300 feet away from one another,
    oriented in opposing directions and are well screened by woods between. The kind of
    "road traffic" he refers to is exaggerated. Guests are generally well satisfied with
    the level of seclusion and quiet offered by New Camp and The Cabin.

    A footnote from Your Adirondack Guide AKA Your Fourpeaks Host. A footnote from Your Adirondack Guide (AKA Your Fourpeaks Host.)
    Steve booked Ridge. The comments he referred to were made by Nate B., a guest who visited while we were building my new shop at Camp Barn in '06. CLICK HERE to see what Nate had to say at Nate's webpage, Nate and Naima's getaway to the Adirondacks.
    Here's another letter from a guest who might have preferred another place to stay.
    Date: 08 Jun 2005 10:30:20 -0700
    From: "Mo****, Jane [CPB]" jane.mo*****@citigroup.com
    To: "Martin \(Your Adirondack Guide\)"
    Hello Martin
    First of all, we were sorry we didn't get to say goodbye to you when we left
    ... although we were lucky enough to see Becky and George as we sorted out
    our recycling before hitting the road.
    What a wonderful couple of days we had - I'm sure you hear it all the time
    from people - but we really needed the break and I just loved New Cabin! It
    had everything you could possibly need (well, bigger drinking glasses would
    be good, kept having to refill those little ones!).
    The only disappointment was the noise coming from The Cabin on Sunday
    evening - perhaps they weren't that noisy but their music and loud laughter
    seemed tremendous after the peace and quiet of the previous two nights.
    We'll try Ridge Camp next time to guarantee the tranquility.
    So thank you. Thank you for sharing such a beautiful place with us and for
    allowing us to experience it. We'll definitely be back.
    Hope you have a great summer,
    Jane and Pete
    PS: Will send photos soon.
    PPS: I misplace the first check I wrote out to you while we were there so if
    you find it please destroy. Thanks.
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    Subject: What a wonderful couple of days
    Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2005 00:02:13 -0400 (EDT)
    From: Martin@4peaks.com
    To: "Mo****, Jane [CPB]" Jane--
    Thanks for your email about your stay here, the drinking glasses
    and seeing Becky and the sense of other people at The Cabin. (They are not
    my idea of suitable guests.)
    [They broke my rule about NO ELECTRONICS!]
    But of course such a disturbance just
    isn't possible at other places, Sugar, Ridge and Wolf for example.
    I see I haven't yet sent my "Thank You" note asking for photos.
    Look for one soon.
    PLEASE SEND PHOTOS for your own webpage.
    And please come again.
    Best wishes,
    Martin
    PS What please is "CPB."

    Verbatim email exchanges with guests and prospective guests. Verbatim email exchanges with guests and prospective guests.CLICK HERE for more Fourpeaks Email Exchanges. Verbatim email exchanges with guests and prospective guests. Many of them informative. All of them good clean fun, even those about very serious subjects. Great if you like to read other people's mail.

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