Flooding creates new routes up old N.Y. mountains

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Flooding creates new routes up old N.Y. mountains

Kevin MacKenzie starts a slide climb on Cascade Mountain in the Adirondacks. Slides have created alternatives to popular routes.
Kevin MacKenzie, left, and Phil Brown hike up a slide on Cascade Mountain on rock that was cleared of soil and vegetation by last summer’s torrential rains.
The new slide on Cascade Mountain in the Adirondacks offers a view of Lower Cascade Lake and Route 73, a the two-lane highway to Lake Placid, N.Y.
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Link to Irene-related Adirondack slides: www.mackenziefamily.com/46/46r.html

Flooding creates new routes up old N.Y. mountains

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Kevin MacKenzie starts a slide climb on Cascade Mountain in the Adirondacks. Slides have created alternatives to popular routes.
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Kevin MacKenzie, left, and Phil Brown hike up a slide on Cascade Mountain on rock that was cleared of soil and vegetation by last summer’s torrential rains.
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The new slide on Cascade Mountain in the Adirondacks offers a view of Lower Cascade Lake and Route 73, a the two-lane highway to Lake Placid, N.Y.
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