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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-20-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,045
Posted By BrawnyMan
This is great news. Looks like i'm gonna ski...

This is great news. Looks like i'm gonna ski Hickory afterall.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-20-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,045
Posted By BrawnyMan
Death Crust Anyone?

Here in albany the freezing rain from earlier this week has formed one heck of a 'breakable" crust over the existing base. Does anyone know how far north into the adirondacks you need to go to avoid...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-11-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,988
Posted By BrawnyMan
I'm really itching to see these photos after all...

I'm really itching to see these photos after all the comments made, but alas, my company's security software has blocked me for the following reason...

"Block reason: Forbidden Category...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-08-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,964
Posted By BrawnyMan
I'm not a climber or a GPS expert, but i would...

I'm not a climber or a GPS expert, but i would assume that the coordinates for the exit of the dyke would not be helpful? I'm exaggerating a little here, but the Trap Dyke is nearly vertical, so...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-03-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,154
Posted By BrawnyMan
Get a copy of "Backcountry Skiing Adventures:...

Get a copy of "Backcountry Skiing Adventures: Classic Ski and Snowboard Tours in Vermont and New York by David Goodman. Also read some trip reports on this forum, there are a few people who provide...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-01-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,240
Posted By BrawnyMan
No one mentioned Royal Mt. in Caroga Lake! A...

No one mentioned Royal Mt. in Caroga Lake! A great spot for affordable skiing and a relaxed atmosphere. However i must agree with the stripper, Hickory is the place to be. I'm glad it's open...
Forum: Other Places 09-18-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 828
Posted By BrawnyMan
I expect some traffic, i'm just trying to avoid...

I expect some traffic, i'm just trying to avoid those areas that are 100% certain gridlock and 1-2 hour delays....i know beantown has some of those.
Forum: Other Places 09-18-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 828
Posted By BrawnyMan
Getting AROUND Boston on Friday!?!

I'm taking a weekend off from the adirondacks, so I'm going to Acadia NP. My plan is to leave the Albany area at 2pm and probably pass north of Boston area on I-495 on a Friday at 5pm. Does anyone...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-29-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,225
Posted By BrawnyMan
Sorry to disappoint, we did not make it up...

Sorry to disappoint, we did not make it up Treadway. The rain kept us in the lean-to until 1pm on Saturday. We just circled the perimeter of pharaoh lake, not a bad alternative. Thanks anyway. ...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-25-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,225
Posted By BrawnyMan
Pharaoh lake to Treadway via Devil's Washdish

I'd like to buckwhack up Treadway from Pharaoh lake. I'm guessing i can get there along the Devil's washdish creek. Does anyone know if there are any cliffs or impassible areas on this route?
...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-09-2009, 07:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,922
Posted By BrawnyMan
I agree, an aggressive dog is a terrible thing. ...

I agree, an aggressive dog is a terrible thing. I think we've taken this thread is pretty far off topic by now.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-08-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,922
Posted By BrawnyMan
For the record, i completely agree that dogs...

For the record, i completely agree that dogs should always hike behind or next to their owner and should be well behaved and not approach other. The only reason I agrue is because 1) it's fun and 2)...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-08-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,922
Posted By BrawnyMan
I'm surprised that people who choose to hike in...

I'm surprised that people who choose to hike in the wilderness are so opinionated about exactly how domesticated animals should behave. You do realize there are other hazards out there as well? ...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-07-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,658
Posted By BrawnyMan
I plan to bag Nippletop via Elk lake and the...

I plan to bag Nippletop via Elk lake and the southwest slide on Nippletop with my dog. The southern exposure of that slide probably melts the ice relatively early.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-07-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,389
Posted By BrawnyMan
Is anyone considering my offer? I can come down...

Is anyone considering my offer? I can come down a bit, say $500? I'm trying to avoid loosing the whole $300 deposit. Let me know, I can be flexible.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-07-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,922
Posted By BrawnyMan
The Adirondacks are public land and to expect to...

The Adirondacks are public land and to expect to use them without other people or dogs affecting your experience is also selfish. If you want complete control of your environment you need to buy...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-05-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,922
Posted By BrawnyMan
If you feel it necessary to carry pepper spray or...

If you feel it necessary to carry pepper spray or a whip for those few dangerous dogs, you should first educate yourself better about dogs. Most people only fear what they do not understand. As a...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-05-2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,389
Posted By BrawnyMan
Peggy O'Brien Camp Available next weekend

I reserved the Peggy O'Brien camp for this weekend (4/10/09-4/12/09) but will be unable to make it. If i cancel now i loose the deposit (50%). Is anyone interested in taking our reservation? The...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-29-2008, 12:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,696
Posted By BrawnyMan
Just called the Gore Mt. lodge and spoke to live...

Just called the Gore Mt. lodge and spoke to live person. She sounded like a nice honest woman. I was told that the base area has only a dusting and maybe 5" at the summit. Is that possible or are...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-16-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,863
Posted By BrawnyMan
I have found the national geographic CD to be...

I have found the national geographic CD to be very useful.

http://www.adk.org/new_store/ProductInfo.aspx?productid=M3DEXLORER

The software allows you to plan trips and measue distances. I...
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