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Forum: Trip Reports 04-15-2019, 02:45 PM
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Posted By SpencerVT
Finished the Adirondack 100 Highest Saturday

Southwest Snowy - Snowy - East Snowy, Saturday April 13th 2019

With eternal wisdom and great planning, I started out for Southwest Snowy Mtn at the reasonable early-morning time of 1:30 in the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-12-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,594
Posted By SpencerVT
Pulled my taps and cleaned up the sugarhouse. All...

Pulled my taps and cleaned up the sugarhouse. All I have to say is:
I AM ALREADY DONE CHRISTMAS SHOPPING! :)
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-02-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,594
Posted By SpencerVT
I made another gallon of Syrup last night. Solid...

I made another gallon of Syrup last night. Solid medium amber. Good stuff!
The temperatures in southern Vermont look good for another possible run this week. I am hoping to boil down 100 gallons...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 03-15-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,474
Posted By SpencerVT
I saw a Pine Marten trap high up on the ridge of...

I saw a Pine Marten trap high up on the ridge of Lewey Mountain 2 years ago. It was bizarre to see in the absolute middle of nowhere way up on the ridge.
I caught a photo of a Pine Marten on Netop...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-01-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,594
Posted By SpencerVT
Looks like cold temps through next week. First...

Looks like cold temps through next week. First big run might not be until mid-March.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-20-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,594
Posted By SpencerVT
I don’t put my taps out until the traditional...

I don’t put my taps out until the traditional starting time of the day after town meeting day. I am gearing up though getting my buckets ready and trails cleared for sap collection.
Looking forward...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-01-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,450
Posted By SpencerVT
Thanks Neil, That is cool information. I like...

Thanks Neil,
That is cool information. I like the historical aspect of climbing too like first ascents and information on ancient roads and settlements. All that stuff is really intriguing to me.
Forum: Trip Reports 01-23-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,450
Posted By SpencerVT
:thumbs::thumbs::thumbs:

:thumbs::thumbs::thumbs:
Forum: Trip Reports 01-23-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,450
Posted By SpencerVT
Do you just follow the ridge over Saw 1(East Pk)...

Do you just follow the ridge over Saw 1(East Pk) and continue to Saw 1? The front of Saw 1 (south slope) is Class 5. How's that ridge? I'd like to do that sometime since I've never been to Saw 1(East...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-23-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,450
Posted By SpencerVT
I feel like I remember some significant blowdown...

I feel like I remember some significant blowdown on Saw 7. Was there enough snowpack to mostly obscure the blowdown and stay on top of it?
The summit of Saw 8 is very tight small-circumference...
Forum: ADKHighpeaks Foundation 01-14-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,091
Posted By SpencerVT
Winter Gathering 2019?

Anyone have any news on this years Adirondack Winter Gathering in Lake Placid?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-14-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,114
Posted By SpencerVT
I live right near Putney and Newfane - that is...

I live right near Putney and Newfane - that is indeed a LONG bike ride with lots of roller coaster terrain you did.
I tried to bike one day from Burlington VT to Brattleboro. Didn't quite make it...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-10-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,429
Posted By SpencerVT
I’m a moron and always like 20 minutes behind in...

I’m a moron and always like 20 minutes behind in the plot of life.
Was Lyle messing with another dudes wife revealed in Episode 6?....I fell asleep for part of that episode. Doh! Either that or...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-10-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,429
Posted By SpencerVT
This whole series left me feeling really bad for...

This whole series left me feeling really bad for Lyle Mitchell.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-09-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,114
Posted By SpencerVT
POLL: Your longest day?

POLL: What is the longest day you've ever had hiking?

I've never broken 16 hours.
16 was the longest marathon hike I've ever endured when I climbed Marcy, Gray, Skylight, Haystack, Basin and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-02-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,429
Posted By SpencerVT
I still have to watch the last two episodes. I...

I still have to watch the last two episodes.
I read Joyce Mitchell was pretty irate at Ben Stiller for how he portrayed things.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-07-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,429
Posted By SpencerVT
The next episode is released in a couple days....

The next episode is released in a couple days. Can't wait.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-05-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,429
Posted By SpencerVT
It is really, really good and true to the actual...

It is really, really good and true to the actual events.
I can't wait for more episodes.

I read that there were over 400 night checks of Sweat's cell during the like 85 times he went into the...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-29-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,049
Posted By SpencerVT
Explanation: I'm a dum-dum, but I'm not that...

Explanation:
I'm a dum-dum, but I'm not that dumb, Lol. I am well aware that a Poncho is not the best gear choice, but here's why I wore it:
I had all my good "holiday" gear on underneath the...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-27-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,049
Posted By SpencerVT
Hi 2505, It is this peak here: ...

Hi 2505,

It is this peak here:
http://www.peakbagger.com/peak.aspx?pid=-20418

I approached via the Calkins Brook trail ascending at about the 900 meter contour. Definitely a hard whack to do...
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