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Mike resides in New York’s Hudson Highlands where he serves as a licensed guide and kayak outfitter at AWAY Adventures ( He is a three time End-to-Ender on the Northville Placid Trail, and Adirondack 46r, Northeast 115r, and in 2011 reached the top of Africa’s tallest, Mt. Kilimanjaro. His outdoor photography and trip essays have appeared in Adirondac, Adirondack Life, Backpacker, Canoe & Kayak, Adirondack Journal of Environmental Studies, and Peaked Experiences: Danger, Death & Daring in the Mountains of the Northeast. He writes a monthly outdoor adventure column for Berkshire HomeStyle magazine. His photography can be viewed and purchased online at

When not on the trail, Mike is out saving the world as a Dutchess County legislator representing five municipalities, practicing family law and trusts/estates as an attorney in private practice; teaching philosophy, religion and law at Marist College; and writing weekly columns on public policy for two small newspapers ( Write him at


Quick Top 10 Lists/Peaks

Most Complete Lists
List# Done% Complete
Saranac Lake 6116.7
Maine County Prominence Peaks16.2
Maine County High Points16.2
Northeast USA Drainage Basin High Points15.6
New England Peaks with 25 Miles of Isolation14
Appalachian Mountain Range4 High Points13.8
U.S. State Park High Points13.4
Eastern USA Peaks with 2500 feet of Prominence13.3
Fred Beckey's Great Peaks of the Continent12.9
USA Lower 48 Peaks with 100 miles of Isolation12.6
Highest Peaks Climbed
PeakElev-ftLocationAscent Date
Ampersand Mountain3314USA-NY2013-09-20
Most Prominent Peaks Climbed
PeakProm-ftLocationAscent Date
Ampersand Mountain1313USA-NY2013-09-20
P-Index: 2    Link to Peak List sorted by prominence
I-Index: 2    Link to Peak List sorted by isolation


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