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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-21-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,283
Posted By Banjoe
I might be on my way but it's not a priority, so...

I might be on my way but it's not a priority, so whenever people pressure me to work harder to be a 46er I point out that there are people like this guy who are ahead of me.
Forum: Trip Reports 11-21-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 685
Posted By Banjoe
When I did this hike last summer I kept...

When I did this hike last summer I kept questioning myself that I was on the right trail as there was quite a bit of down hill going in. Glad I pushed the doubts out of mind and got to the fire...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-21-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By Banjoe
Crowds, Waits, Fees

The Guardian has a feature on a subject frequently discussed here, but in this case it's overuse of the national parks. Reading it is enough to keep me away from many of the places I've wanted to...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 10-22-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By Banjoe
I've tried skiing this twice but lack of broken...

I've tried skiing this twice but lack of broken trail in very deep snow stopped me both times. I made it to Remsen Falls on one attempt and since I was camped at Bear Lake it made for a nice round...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-04-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,525
Posted By Banjoe
There is a group that nets migrating owls in the...

There is a group that nets migrating owls in the fall and bands them to learn more about their numbers and habits. A guy in our area puts out the word each fall looking for assistants as he bands...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 10-01-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,413
Posted By Banjoe
No idea if this means anything or not, but I've...

No idea if this means anything or not, but I've never seen it before. One is a black walnut lodge in the top of a 10' high chain link fence, the other is a walnut wedged behind wires 20' up a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-01-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,813
Posted By Banjoe
For awhile I was getting high school seniors to...

For awhile I was getting high school seniors to volunteer with trail work and cleaning up abandoned campsites, but they were too unreliable and difficult to coordinate to get critical mass to show up...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-01-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,252
Posted By Banjoe
My one time of breaking the rule about sleeping...

My one time of breaking the rule about sleeping in a car at a trail head happened in PLWA. I'd parked at the end of the maintained section of Pharaoh Rd. after dark and walked almost to the parking...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-24-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,813
Posted By Banjoe
I like early spring for all the stuff that came...

I like early spring for all the stuff that came down over the winter, mid-summer to hack back growth in open areas (goldenrod and grasses), and in the fall when a group of friends does an annual walk...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-24-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,617
Posted By Banjoe
Could see the photos before logging in,...

Could see the photos before logging in, thankfully they're still there after logging in. No harm in seeing those more than once. Spectacular. Thanks.
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 09-16-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,552
Posted By Banjoe
Good decision Lucky 13. Bigfoot and Unicorn...

Good decision Lucky 13. Bigfoot and Unicorn Conventions are the only two places a banjo will actually be in tune.
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 07-24-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,413
Posted By Banjoe
There's a pile outside the local hockey rink. ...

There's a pile outside the local hockey rink. It's really shaved ice but very similar, I go by and throw a snowball every once in awhile to keep my hopes up for better times.
Forum: "By the Fireside" 07-04-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,350
Posted By Banjoe
Off to festival land for some camping and music. ...

Off to festival land for some camping and music. Looking forward to this one this weekend at Great Blue Heron:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzmhRKB7Qdo

And this one in two weeks at...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-02-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,049
Posted By Banjoe
Nairb, Not sure if you meant the weekend just...

Nairb,
Not sure if you meant the weekend just passed or one in general so I'll recommend Black River as well. My benchmark for drive-time is Old Forge in exactly three hours (it happened several...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-23-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,958
Posted By Banjoe
We've done plenty of speculating but can't say...

We've done plenty of speculating but can't say it's gotten us far.
The credit card does have a partial refund, and after the deductible our homeowners will cover a little more. Interesting...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-22-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,958
Posted By Banjoe
Thanks for replies and suggestions. We've done...

Thanks for replies and suggestions. We've done all those things and more but are not optimistic. She talked to the shop where she bought it and they said they hear from customers quite often who...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-21-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,958
Posted By Banjoe
Stolen Kayak(s)

My wife had her brand new kayak stolen from a rack on Cayuga Lake, the cable locking it to the rack was cut in two places. The first time we put it there I thought how easy it would be for someone...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-12-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,174
Posted By Banjoe
Thanks. I tried to ski in last year without much...

Thanks. I tried to ski in last year without much expectation I'd make it as it had snowed quite a bit just before I went. There was one set of snowshoe tracks that stopped before Remsen Falls so I...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-11-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,174
Posted By Banjoe
McKeever Road Parking

Can anyone advise on the proper way to park at the end of McKeever Rd. in winter? The parking lot was not accessible last time I was there and I didn't want to block any snowmobile access to Wolf...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-01-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 28,350
Posted By Banjoe
Snowstorm on the way, don't despair. ...

Snowstorm on the way, don't despair.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFVHtjKIWZA
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