Rong Peak can be combined with Algonquin Mountain, Wright Peak, and Iroquois Peak for a long day. Rong is not designated on any maps as being named as such. It is simply a small peak west of Wright Peak. Rong is a local name and can be referred to as Rong or Wrong Peak depending on who you ask or where you see it written.
The climb up the bare rock summit can be very windy and at times in excess of 30 mph. Wind protection should be considered. The summit offers unrestricted 360 degree views.
Rong Peak Trailhead: From the intersection of Route 73 and Route 86 in Lake Placid follow Route 73 toward Keene. Continue for 3.25 miles to Adirondack Loj Road on the right – this is the first right after the Olympic ski jumps. Follow Adirondack Loj Road to its end at Heart Lake. There is a fee for parking.
Time in Hours:
Family with Young Kids: not recommended Experienced Hiker: To Summit: 2.0+ Round Trip: 4-6 hours Out of Shape Hiker: not recommended