The Adirondack Mountains is where Dr. Carr discovered his zest for all things climbing, and joining the ADK 46ers, the group of people who reach the summit of all 46 of the peaks with an elevation of 4,000 feet or more, was his first climbing challenge where it all began. Dr. Carr completed his original 46 back in 1999, but in March of this year he added the Winter 46 completion, climbing all 46 peaks during the winter months (December 21 – March 21). this whole new way to tackle the 46 is quite physically demanding requiring a hiker to brave subzero temps and various winter hazards, as well as carry lots of extra gear which makes the tough 46-peak challenge just a little bit tougher! Congrats Dr. Carr!
Mt. Marshall (4,380ft) was Dr. Carr’s final peak, which was also the final peak when he finished in 1999, as was his daughter Lara’s final peak when she completed her 46 back in 2011. It’s becoming a tradition!