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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-13-2016, 01:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,262
Posted By SummitHat
If you enjoy views and photographs, you may...

If you enjoy views and photographs, you may benefit from selecting the direction based on the conditions as you are walking up the Lake Road:

* If the sky is clear or the cloud ceiling is high,...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-24-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,832
Posted By SummitHat
Gun Turret Ejection Dec 9, 1960

The tail gun turret on a B52 could be ejected, enabling crew to exit the plane through the tail.

A gun turret ejection occurred over the Adirondacks in Dec 9, 1960, followed by a crash of the...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 03-10-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,794
Posted By SummitHat
Many thanks for posting Emerson's ode from "the...

Many thanks for posting Emerson's ode from "the verge Of craggy Indian wilderness" and beyond.
Forum: Other Places 09-20-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,687
Posted By SummitHat
You may find this endeavour interesting: ...

You may find this endeavour interesting:
http://remotefootprints.org/project-remote
Forum: Other Places 09-19-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By SummitHat
Incredible photos! How was experiencing it...

Incredible photos! How was experiencing it first-hand?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-16-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,234
Posted By SummitHat
Suspects apprehended: ...

Suspects apprehended:
http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2014/08/kidnappers_of_amish_girls_carefully_plotted_crime_sheriff.html
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 08-14-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,707
Posted By SummitHat
Magnificent creatures - thanks for posting this!...

Magnificent creatures - thanks for posting this! :thumbs:
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-26-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,619
Posted By SummitHat
Tmax'n'Topos hostel on Cascade Road between LP...

Tmax'n'Topos hostel on Cascade Road between LP and Keene: $5.

Plus you can seize the opportunity afterwards to strike up or join a conversation with other Adirondack mountain hikers, if you are so...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-19-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,156
Posted By SummitHat
Thanks for another excellent TR. I like the walk...

Thanks for another excellent TR. I like the walk up Yard - many interesting rock faces, scrambles and unique views on the way to the top. I also enjoyed approaching those peaks from South Meadows,...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-14-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By SummitHat
I carry one in the warm seasons as a contingency....

I carry one in the warm seasons as a contingency. Best combination of functionality, weight and cost for self-sufficient hydration IMO. Simple, convenient, brilliant.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-02-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,643
Posted By SummitHat
When you want an answer, ask a Steward. Thanks...

When you want an answer, ask a Steward. Thanks Jack!

HH1 you can find contact info for the Summit Steward program at the bottom of the last page of this report...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-02-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,643
Posted By SummitHat
If you have not already done so, you could...

If you have not already done so, you could consult the head of the ADK committee for Trails (Frank K.), who can be reached via email per the directions at the bottom of this page...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-29-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,144
Posted By SummitHat
It is a good time of year if you love mud. :evil:...

It is a good time of year if you love mud. :evil:

Parking at The HPIC / Loj is $10 or $5 for ADK members all year 'round.

If you find yourself short of cash, the South Meadows road is...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-29-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,144
Posted By SummitHat
Right now there is snow and ice on all of the...

Right now there is snow and ice on all of the peaks you mentioned. Given the weather forecast (http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=44.145261482403015&lon=-73.99051666259766#.Um_iZRDSJ2N)...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-12-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,595
Posted By SummitHat
Welcome to the forum! Which ADK high peaks...

Welcome to the forum!

Which ADK high peaks have you been up already?
Any favourites, or ones you've unfriended? :)

Option 1 is very scenic and tends to be quicker, since you have 10 km of...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-13-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,469
Posted By SummitHat
When you get near the border keep going Steve -...

When you get near the border keep going Steve - lots of room for you & MB up here in the snowy flatland. Political positions of all types are open for discussion, and if it can't be resolved through...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-12-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By SummitHat
Very nice trip Andrew - great to read about Ty...

Very nice trip Andrew - great to read about Ty discovering this lovely, interesting, challenging route, and of course the seasoned hikers (incl Mike) enjoying the day.

As always, :thumbs: on your...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-12-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,949
Posted By SummitHat
Nice hike that one. The Lillian Brook herdpath...

Nice hike that one. The Lillian Brook herdpath has been well cleared and maintained in the years since the High Peaks Guide 13th edition was published. It is easy to find, easy to follow and no more...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 08-19-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,528
Posted By SummitHat
Imagine the noise nearby when the face came down....

Imagine the noise nearby when the face came down. hickoryskier what was behind the choice to hike near the Old Man in the heavy rain? :eek:

Pinpointing the date & time of a landscape change can be...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 08-16-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,877
Posted By SummitHat
That's a lot of miles in relatively few hours -...

That's a lot of miles in relatively few hours - is the bear that was chasing you having an Ubu too? :evil:

Congrats on completing the trail! :thumbs:
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