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 To be organized later: To be organized later:
 * Appalachian trail runs right past Rutland (KRUT) * Appalachian trail runs right past Rutland (KRUT)
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 +====== Adirondacks ======
 +===== KLKP (Lake Placid Airport) =====
 +KLKP - [[https://​www.aopa.org/​destinations/​airports/​KLKP/​details|AOPA]],​ [[http://​www.airnav.com/​airport/​KLKP|AirNav]]
 +From KISP: 211.5NM, About 2h10m
 +
 +For many hikes, a good bet is to camp or bunk at the Adirondack Loj at Heart Lake.  It's a [[https://​www.google.com/​maps/​dir/​Lake+Placid+Airport,​+Airport+Lane,​+Lake+Placid,​+NY/​Adirondak+Loj+%26+Heart+Lake+Program+Center,​+1002+Adirondack+Loj+Rd,​+Lake+Placid,​+NY+12946/​@44.2090717,​-73.9658606,​13z/​data=!4m14!4m13!1m5!1m1!1s0x4ccae251e528a399:​0xe14f778fbccebd96!2m2!1d-73.9648!2d44.266407!1m5!1m1!1s0x4ccae0c8cb8e6d4d:​0x2bfd9683a32ce232!2m2!1d-73.9649257!2d44.1816786!3e2|6.8 mile journey]] from the airport. ​ Note that there are campsites to the East of the Adirondack Loj along Meadows S Meadows Rd.  For true hardcore status, try the [[https://​www.alltrails.com/​explore/​trail/​us/​new-york/​adirondack-10-peak-tour|10-peak tour]]. ​ For a quick easy hike right near the airport, check out [[https://​www.alltrails.com/​explore/​trail/​us/​new-york/​loop-rocky-knob-and-plateau-loop|this short one]].
 +
 +Peaks:
 +  * Cascade & Porter Mountains
 +    * Accessible directly from the airport: [[https://​www.google.com/​maps/​dir/​Lake+Placid+Airport,​+27+Airport+Ln,​+Lake+Placid,​+NY+12946/​Cascade+Mountain,​+Keene,​+NY/​Porter+Mountain,​+Keene,​+NY/​@44.2396808,​-73.9157217,​13.79z/​data=!4m20!4m19!1m5!1m1!1s0x4ccae251e528a399:​0xe14f778fbccebd96!2m2!1d-73.9648!2d44.266407!1m5!1m1!1s0x4ccae67464f00141:​0x24444f8724613725!2m2!1d-73.8601429!2d44.2186594!1m5!1m1!1s0x4ccae605deb86e33:​0x18f9712a70d4f64c!2m2!1d-73.8434754!2d44.2153262!3e2|Map]]
 +    * 9.9 miles each way. 4.4 miles to trail head
 +  * Street & Summit Mountains
 +    * 8.3 miles round trip from Adirondack Loj
 +    * [[https://​www.alltrails.com/​explore/​trail/​us/​new-york/​street-mountain-and-nye-mountain-trail|Route]]
 +  * Wright, Algonquin & Iroquois Mountains
 +    * 10.2 miles w/ backtracking or 12.5 miles as a loop, both from Adirondack Loj
 +    * [[https://​www.alltrails.com/​explore/​trail/​us/​new-york/​wright-peak-alqonquin-peak-iroquois-peak-and-avalanche-lake-loop|Route]]
 +  * Phelps & Tabletop Mountains
 +    * 13.8 miles round trip from Adirondack Loj
 +    * [[https://​www.alltrails.com/​explore/​trail/​us/​new-york/​phelps-and-tabletop-mountains-trail|Route]]
 +  * Mount Skylight, Mount Marcy & Gray Peak
 +    * 17.6 mile loop from Adirondack Loj
 +    * [[https://​www.alltrails.com/​explore/​trail/​us/​new-york/​mount-skylight-mount-marcy-and-gray-peak-loop-trail|Route]]
 +  * Big Slide Mountain
 +  * Mount Colden
 +
 +====== Vermont ======
 +===== KRUT (Rutland - Southern Vermont Regional) =====
 +KRUT - [[https://​www.aopa.org/​destinations/​airports/​KRUT/​details|AOPA]],​ [[https://​www.airnav.com/​airport/​KRUT|AirNav]]
 +From KISP: 164.1NM, about 1h45m
 +
 +The Long Trail passes just to the east of the airport. ​ It's a [[https://​www.google.com/​maps/​dir/​43.5280309,​-72.9448171/​Clarendon+Gorge+Appalachian+Trailhead,​+2000+VT-103,​+Shrewsbury,​+VT+05738/​@43.5249738,​-72.9336182,​1922m/​data=!3m1!1e3!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x89e03b193a399b45:​0x848286038056005f!2m2!1d-72.9254668!2d43.5212277!3e2|1.2 mile walk]] to the trail head.
 +
 +===== 6B0 (Middlebury State) =====
 +6BO - [[https://​www.aopa.org/​destinations/​airports/​6B0/​details|AOPA]],​ [[https://​www.airnav.com/​airport/​6B0|AirNav]],​ [[https://​vtrans.vermont.gov/​aviation/​airports/​middlebury|VT State]]
 +From KISP: 191.3NM, about 2h
 +
 +Some [[https://​www.alltrails.com/​explore?​b_tl_lat=43.98778175117696&​b_tl_lng=-73.10882091522217&​b_br_lat=43.950068873803815&​b_br_lng=-73.01685333251952|trail heads]] about [[https://​www.google.com/​maps/​dir/​43.9862246,​-73.096893/​VT-125,​+Salisbury,​+VT+05769/​@43.9840425,​-73.0889212,​2545m/​data=!3m1!1e3!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x4cb54394e95a2a5b:​0x3461aab04e42bc03!2m2!1d-73.0744005!2d43.9715364!3e2|3 miles]] from the airport
 +
 +====== Maine ======
 +===== BHB (Hancock County - Bar Harbor Airport) =====
 +BHB - [[https://​www.aopa.org/​destinations/​airports/​BHB/​details|AOPA]],​ [[http://​www.airnav.com/​airport/​kbhb|AirNav]],​ [[http://​www.bhbairport.com/​|Airport Website]]
 +From KISP: 303.4NM, about 3h
 +
 +Trailheads available in Acadia National Park [[https://​www.google.com/​maps/​dir/​44.412391,​-68.2693026/​Hancock+County-Bar+Harbor+Airport,​+115+Caruso+Dr,​+Trenton,​+ME+04605/​@44.4257356,​-68.2989572,​13z/​data=!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x4caeec91067ab957:​0x10703b4b852cec62!2m2!1d-68.3621263!2d44.4450987!3e2|8.3 miles]] from the airport.
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