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Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics Yesterday, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 335
Posted By TCD
Choice depends on two things: Fit, and Need for...

Choice depends on two things: Fit, and Need for warmth.

Fit: Everyone's foot shape is different. Try on several brands and models. It's not something you can really do well online, unless it's a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-16-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 393
Posted By TCD
The Mountain House in Keene has long been a...

The Mountain House in Keene has long been a popular wedding venue:

http://adirondack-weddings.com/vendors-2/the-mountain-house

For whatever reason, their website is currently down:
...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-10-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 467
Posted By TCD
So the forum went down for a couple minutes;...

So the forum went down for a couple minutes; second try posting; sorry if it ends up being a double post...

Rivet, were you rock climbing there, or just scrambling up through the cliff area? I'm...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-08-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,024
Posted By TCD
Marcy Field is about 13 miles in a straight line;...

Marcy Field is about 13 miles in a straight line; probably 18 via the route you would have to take (railroad notch, where you just visited!). Now it would have been cool to see the sailplane going...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 10-06-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 386
Posted By TCD
So you and I don't always agree on stuff, and...

So you and I don't always agree on stuff, and that's fine. But two observations:

>You are as OCD as hell;

>This is actually a giant contribution and a great service to the hiking community,...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 10-01-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,171
Posted By TCD
"Is anyone at DEC thinking?" Simple answer: No. ...

"Is anyone at DEC thinking?" Simple answer: No.

They are scrambling with inadequate resources to follow orders from above. I know from conversations that these orders are not allowed to be...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-26-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By TCD
I have not been there, but a couple friends ion...

I have not been there, but a couple friends ion the rock climbing community have made their way in there to climb on the cliffs.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-26-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 731
Posted By TCD
Hi Tony, I heard there was a second fire over...

Hi Tony, I heard there was a second fire over near the Giant Leanto. Any knowledge of that one?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-24-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,912
Posted By TCD
A useful rule is "Don't touch other people's...

A useful rule is "Don't touch other people's stuff."

Trying to guess if a site has been abandoned for a day, or 48 hours or whatever and then touching other peoples stuff is a bad idea.

Now, if...
Forum: Lost and Found 09-21-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By TCD
Local folks have found the camera. I recommended...

Local folks have found the camera. I recommended to them to work through The Mountaineer to get it back to you.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-19-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,387
Posted By TCD
See pictures previous page. Nothing to do with...

See pictures previous page. Nothing to do with climbing. Looks like stuff for a long term camp (tarps, folding chairs, etc.).
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-11-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By TCD
I'm in trail runners for summer; moved out of...

I'm in trail runners for summer; moved out of boots about 20 years ago.

But a quick Google search found this:

https://meindlusa.com/collections/meindl-footwear/products/comfort-fit%C2%AE-hiker...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-09-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By TCD
Discussion going on at ADKHighPeaks: ...

Discussion going on at ADKHighPeaks:

https://www.adkhighpeaks.com/forums/forum/hiking/adirondack-mountain-hiking/500977-hikers-will-be-bused-to-wilmington
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 09-08-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By TCD
Tirell Pond LT (and I think there are some...

Tirell Pond LT (and I think there are some associated tent sites) comes up before Blue, SOBO.

But I'm not sure what you meant. The NP doesn't really climb Blue's shoulder, it sort of walks around...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-06-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By TCD
Sounds like a good trip. If you are already...

Sounds like a good trip. If you are already familiar with Adirondack trails, you know they can be rocky, muddy, brushy, etc. Calamity Brook trail is rocky and muddy; the trail past hanging spear is...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 09-04-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By TCD
My great grandfather ran a print shop in the...

My great grandfather ran a print shop in the German neighborhood in the Bronx. He knew Dutch Schulz. A family story says that when my grandmother would walk home from school (we're talking maybe...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-02-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,458
Posted By TCD
Absolutely right. I have no problem with that...

Absolutely right. I have no problem with that part of their land management. Just noting that it's a widely held misconception that TNC is in fact a "preservancy." And they carefully make no...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-02-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,458
Posted By TCD
Yes, they do. But logging takes place on Nature...

Yes, they do. But logging takes place on Nature Conservancy parcels in many areas. (This is sort of a semi kept secret. You cannot find this on their website, but a little searching around finds...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-19-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By TCD
You might get more detailed answers on the sister...

You might get more detailed answers on the sister forum, ADKHighPeaks.

Study this thread:
...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 08-17-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 68,734
Posted By TCD
"Plastics" is an overly broad description. ...

"Plastics" is an overly broad description.

There are many different materials in the family known commonly as "plastics." For example, the very common polyethylene and polypropylene (like an...
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