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Forum: Trip Reports Today, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By webby459
Nice TR! I was in the area around the same time,...

Nice TR! I was in the area around the same time, we parked Thursday at Wakely Pond and walked the NPT northward to Stephens Pond. We wandered around checking out Cascade and the surroundings, and...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-17-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By webby459
+another. Same spots this year as last year, but...

+another. Same spots this year as last year, but thus far have seen no red squirrels nor chipmunks. Still seeing chipmunks at home (Southern Saratoga county) but maybe fewer grey squirrels.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-03-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,057
Posted By webby459
Lucky, while I actually agree with your remedies...

Lucky, while I actually agree with your remedies generally, introducing a use tax, which is what they would end up being seen as, is never popular. Also, the refrain of "like they do in Canada"...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-02-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 577
Posted By webby459
That there is a city car, right...

That there is a city car, right Justin?:clap::rolling:
It ran when parked, so should be good.

What I'm hearing is that maybe we should take some time to check stuff out in the area. Maybe...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-01-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 577
Posted By webby459
Justin, thanks. We may check that out. Do you...

Justin, thanks. We may check that out. Do you know of or whether there are any good camp sites out that way? It would be kind of perfect for us to have a spot to camp in that area since it's at...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-01-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 577
Posted By webby459
Reco in Blue Ridge Wilderness

In a couple weeks I'll be going to do some trail maintenance in the Blue Ridge Wilderness with my son, we'll have what amounts to 4 days/3 nights to mess with. Our trail section is from Stephens...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-01-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By webby459
I'll just add to the voices. I'm on my first...

I'll just add to the voices. I'm on my first year as a trail stew with ADK. It was easy to get into, and the work has been good thus far. It gives me a good reason to get out there a few more...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-27-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By webby459
Great TR, thanks for sharing! I'm currently...

Great TR, thanks for sharing! I'm currently reading Canoeing the Adirondacks with Nessmuk, edited by Dan Brenan, which is basically a lightly edited collection of the articles by Nessmuk originally...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-27-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,559
Posted By webby459
Justin's advice and local knowledge is excellent,...

Justin's advice and local knowledge is excellent, and he's been at it way longer than I have!

I have 3 kids, all have birthdays over the summer and will be 10, 12 and 12 this year. What's good...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-26-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,559
Posted By webby459
BTW a tip if you do the Louie Loop and are...

BTW a tip if you do the Louie Loop and are looking to camp near the Cedars. There's a nice official and marked tent site just past Cedar lt #2 if you are going clockwise on the loop. Just past the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-26-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,559
Posted By webby459
We didn't swim in them (although my son I think...

We didn't swim in them (although my son I think did wade in to West Lake to get out to the island nearest the lean to site) so can't speak to leach content. But West Lake at least has decent access...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-26-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,559
Posted By webby459
We actually saw bear prints on the cedar lakes...

We actually saw bear prints on the cedar lakes trail just past the dam in the vicinity of the couple tent sites that are there. Maybe I'm naive but imo the normal level of cleanliness and either an...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-24-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,559
Posted By webby459
The French Louie loop starting from the Pillsbury...

The French Louie loop starting from the Pillsbury Mountain trailhead in the West Canada Lakes Wilderness is right in the 20 plus a little bit mile range and integrates the NPT. I did it last year...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-24-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By webby459
Swamp Booger and others. You mention "While you...

Swamp Booger and others. You mention "While you may encounter a few beaver dams and blow downs, they needn't block your progress." I haven't been there but it's on the list, I've heard talk that...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 06-21-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By webby459
https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/91888.html Take...

https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/91888.html

Take a look at this link, I think maybe this is what I was referring to above. Good thing is it's super close to Santanoni.

Edit add: let us know where...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 06-21-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By webby459
I can't find it now but there is a DEC map with...

I can't find it now but there is a DEC map with some marked trails for mountain bikes that are at least near (if not adjacent to) camp sites around the O'Neil Flowage Road that is in the vicinity of...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-20-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,559
Posted By webby459
One spot that isn't mentioned here often as a...

One spot that isn't mentioned here often as a camping/backpacking spot is Camp Santanoni. Pretty nice easy 5 mile hike in with stuff to see on the way. Very nice lake with the camp at the end, a...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-20-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,559
Posted By webby459
I've done some backpacking trips so far with 3...

I've done some backpacking trips so far with 3 kids, they are currently 10, 12, 12, but started a few years ago. Loops that short aren't jumping out at me, but imo that may not matter if your...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-20-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By webby459
^the Wild Center in Tupper is good, I actually...

^the Wild Center in Tupper is good, I actually liked the stuff indoors and close to the building way more than the outdoor part, which even my young kids were iffy on. It's kind of expensive to go...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-19-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By webby459
I saw the original DEC release, but kind of...

I saw the original DEC release, but kind of couldn't figure out what would materially change. The story you posted does give some insight on the changes, and on first blush it sounds ok. I'd be...
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