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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-20-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 921
Posted By Mastergrasshopper
trail down from NM shoulder goes left towards Dix...

trail down from NM shoulder goes left towards Dix then hard right under cliffs of shoulder it wanders down a bit then a left turn starts descent to coll and a bit of water. At that turn straight...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-15-2017, 05:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,582
Posted By Mastergrasshopper
RE: concrete posts = protective barrier after...

RE: concrete posts = protective barrier after removal of old bridge.
If you walk towards river there is a 15 ft drop. Across the way you see the stone work of the abutment on far side, same as what...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-14-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 870
Posted By Mastergrasshopper
6 more !! great " hardening " good research...

6 more !!
great " hardening "
good research and development
The bonfire at the end of the road / hike / cold was " paradise found "
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-14-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,582
Posted By Mastergrasshopper
The concrete posts are a barricade from old...

The concrete posts are a barricade from old bridge at junction of North and South forks.
The road sign was old road junction of 73 / 9 before Olympics.
there is a decent path from campsites that...
Forum: Trip Reports 12-27-2007, 10:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,717
Posted By Mastergrasshopper
Kifaru

Kifaru makes a very nice tipi tent with a portable built in stove. Very inovative gear.
MG
Forum: Trip Reports 12-27-2007, 10:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,717
Posted By Mastergrasshopper
walk me out

"walk me out in the cold rain and snow" GD I love cold rain and snow and the great north wind. When each of my kids were less than 2 I carried them up a big hill in a raging snow storm and held them...
Forum: Other Places 12-08-2007, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,176
Posted By Mastergrasshopper
Snow

"broke" trail from 91 tinker parking up to hang glider loft then blue trail over top of falls and on down to bridge and up past lean to to top of next hill.
I was the only one out friday early am...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-11-2007, 10:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,878
Posted By Mastergrasshopper
"running "

Yeah try "running" up ladder and cliffs on upper wolf.I run the flat to moderate steep sections,bound and jump down steep sections and fast scamble/climb the others.I can run down from marcy to...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-11-2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,878
Posted By Mastergrasshopper
Wilt and I

Wilt and I ran the great range together.He wore B-ball sneakers and did quite well.We both were on an outing from our sex respect class.
MG
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-11-2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,878
Posted By Mastergrasshopper
The MTs don't care

I ain't got no patches and I lost all my running trophys a long time ago.
I love telling stories though and reading others so I do tell.
But the mountains really don't care and it does'nt waste...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-11-2007, 05:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,878
Posted By Mastergrasshopper
ahh trail running

not recomended for faint of heart.Youth has it's advantages, wish I'd known obout it then.There are more injuries mainly from overuse.I've had a few falls but for some reason ever since I was a kid I...
Forum: Other Places 11-10-2007, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,176
Posted By Mastergrasshopper
snow shovel

always cary a snowshovel in truck / car. I always cary flat blade metal shovel to chop and scrape with and reg plastic shovel after big snow. That way you get upper body work out before hike. Lots of...
Forum: Other Places 11-06-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,176
Posted By Mastergrasshopper
new bridge

My fave training grounds.
All last winter I crossed on the two old logs with my trusty MSR's
That is a great bridge I've already been over it a dozen times or so:dance:
THANKS so much
I do...
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