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  • Please WAIT! Then SCROLL DOWN for Patrick and Hugh.   [ Are you in this picture? ]
    Panoramic view from Camp Rock. (CLICK HERE for full size image.)
    Patrick and Hugh Discover Three Seasons at Fourpeaks. Spring at New Camp in '98. A wintry New Years at Wolf's Nest in '99. An Adirondack Autumn at Sugar Camp in '02. They come up from the city to hike, hang out, read and do watercolor painting, enjoying the changes in the days and seasons. CLICK & GO!  (On this page.)   Guest Book Entry.  What they had to say about it.   Panoramic view from Camp Rock (Full size image).    "This webpage finally got done."  (An Email Exchange.)
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    Patrick and Hugh at Ridge.
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    Patrick painting at New Camp.
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    Hugh at New Camp table on rock.
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    Billy's spruce at New Camp Field.
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    Hugh's watercolor of Billy's spruce.
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    Guest Book Entry:
    A total escape. Lots of hiking, reading, painting and relaxing. It was such a beautiful spot. We were content to just sit on the porch and observe all the beauty with the changing of the day. The starts were amazing as well. We look forward to seeing Fourpeaks in the Autumn and Winter.
    Patrick M*****
    *** West 77th Street #**
    New York NY
    patrickm***@***mag.com

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    More Spring at New Camp.
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    Camp wine bottle (watercolor).
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    Spring flowers (watercolor).
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    Hugh at New Camp apple.
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    Patrick's note (May 1998).

    Wintry New Years at Wolf's Nest.
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    Hugh at Wolf's Nest.
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    View from Wolf--The Lookout.
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    Patrick at Wolf Nest.
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    Wolf Nest--Whiteface Moutain.
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    Patrick at Wainwright summit.
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    View of Stone Houses and AuSable River from Wainwright.
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    Hugh--View of High Peaks.
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    High Peaks (watercolor).
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    Patrick at New Camp--Jay Wilderness.
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    Hugh.
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    Birch bark art No. 1.
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    Subject for Birch bark art.
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    Birch bark art No. 2.

    Adirondack Autumn at Sugar Camp.
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    Sugar Camp in September.
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    Hugh painting at Sugar.
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    Spruce at Sugar Camp.
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    Spruce cones at Sugar.
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    On the trail.
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    Jitney on Stonehouse Road.
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    View from Rattlesnake Knob--Ebenezer slope and High Peaks..
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    Patrick's note (Sept 2002).


    "This webpage finally got done." (An Email Exchange.)

    [Responding to inquiry about New Years at Wolf Dec 29, 1999.]
    Subject: Re: Availability
    Date: Tue, 05 Oct 1999 11:33:49 -0400
    From: Martin Schwalbaum/Louise Merriam
    Organization: Fourpeaks--Adirondack Camps & Guest Hams
    [SIC] http://4peaks.com
    To: "Hugh M. H***"
    Dear Hugh, [Thanks for your email inquiry.]
    Hugh--I don't have your name down in my file, but I think
    you were at New Camp with Patrick in May '98. If so, I owe
    you both an apology for never having posted the fine water-
    colors and photos. But I had no text to go with them. If
    the watercolors are yours email me a phone contact. I'd like
    some copy to go with--it would be nice to add to our pages.

    NOTE: This webpage finally got done Oct '02. How's that for a lazy webmaster!

    Jan '00
    Martin And Louise,
    Just wanted to drop you a note and let you know what a wonderful time we
    had over New Year's. We spent a great deal of time reading and relaxing. In
    addition, you will see from the enclosed pix for your guest book, we did a lot of
    hiking. We didn't realize how high up we were until we got to the top of
    Wainwright Mountain and looked down at your house! We also spent a day
    climbing to the top of Ebenezzer.

    Even without all the plants in bloom we found a couple of things to paint.
    (I've enclosed copies of those as well) I even painted on some birch bark and
    was really pleased with the results, not that either of us are painters.
    We both wanted to thank you and Louise for the get together on New
    Year's Eve. (You have to send me the name of that Italian wine, It really was
    delicious.) It was a wonderful way to end the year. You were both such gracious
    hosts and we enjoyed chatting with Fred and Willow. In fact we are planning to
    have dinner with them here in New York soon. Thanks again for everything.
    Fourpeaks is truly a magical place.
    (Signed)
    Patrick and Hugh

    Postmarked New York Oct 15 '02
    Martin-
    Hope this finds you well. Some
    pics for your website from our recent
    trip. Despite Hugh's accident we had a
    great time. The people at the Plattsburgh
    Hospital were great and Hugh is on the
    mend.
    Patrick


    Just For Two: Romantic Getaways at Fourpeaks. The Cabin: A Romantic Getaway in the High Peaks. Exciting views of Whiteface Mountain from Wolf's Nest. Ridge Camp: A Perfect Romantic Getaway in the High Peaks. Planning A Romantic Getaway?
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    Fourpeaks backcountry camps offer an unequalled opportunity for a private getaway in a place of great natural beauty. No crowds. (Maybe no people at all.) CLICK HERE for all about your Fourpeaks Romantic Getaway in the High Peaks of the Adirondacks!
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    Meet our guests at the Fourpeaks  Photo Guest Book. Meet our guests: Romantic Getaways at Fourpeaks.  Meet Our Guests at the Fourpeaks Photo Guest Book.  A fun way to learn about our Adirondack backcountry vacations. Other couples. Where they're from. Where they stayed. The Season. What they did here. Guest Photos Photos. Letters and Guest Book entries. CLICK HERE for Romantic Getaway/Vacations.Fourpeaks Romantic Getaways! (Selected Photo Guest Book pages) or CLICK HERE for our complete Photo Guest Book (100+ Pages.)


    CLICK HERE for all about a Fourpeaks pet-friendly vacation with your dog.George, the playful Mini Golden  invites you to His Pet-Friendly Vacation Resort. (CLICK HERE.)Vacation With Your Dog! Walk, Run and Swim in Mountain Air.  Fourpeaks 7 Backcountry camps on 700 acres with 4 mountains make a perfect Pet-friendly vacation in the great outdoors. 20 miles of hiking/skiing trails in meadows and woods with gorgeous views. Dog swimming at Brook Trail and the nearby AuSable--upstate New York's prime scenic river. Kitchens. Fireplaces. Comfort and style in a wilderness setting. CLICK HERE for George, our resident canine, who's excited to tell you all about it and CLICK HERE for an index to all 10 Fourpeaks pet-friendly vacation pages.

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    Are you in this picture? Fourpeaks hosts now welcome paying guests to a 700-acre rest and playground for vacations in the Adirondack Great Camp tradition. Couples appreciate Fourpeaks secluded settings. Outdoor loving families have fun exploring our accessible wilderness. Folks with dogs enjoy the open spaces to run their pets. A private nature rereat. For a vacation away from it all.    Are you in this picture?  CLICK HERE to find out!    [More about this at Frequently Asked Questions.]

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