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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 03:20 PM
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Posted By DSettahr
I don't know 100% for sure, but I feel like if...

I don't know 100% for sure, but I feel like if dogs weren't permitted on the shuttle, there'd be frequent social media posts by... certain dog owners complaining about the "unfair" policy and how...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By DSettahr
The issue with the Garden access as I understand...

The issue with the Garden access as I understand it:

There is a bridge on the public road to the Garden that is being replaced. There is a detour in place, but said detour follows a private road...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-17-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By DSettahr
A few other things to be aware of since you are...

A few other things to be aware of since you are targeting the High Peaks. Most of these have to do with necessary ethical/regulatory considerations due to the extreme high levels of use (and...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 07-15-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By DSettahr
The Essex Chain and Boreas also came to my mind. ...

The Essex Chain and Boreas also came to my mind. The Essex Chain actually has legal, designated sites (unlike Boreas, although there is currently a trail crew working on installing new road-side...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-19-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By DSettahr
While I agree that the gravel pads in many cases...

While I agree that the gravel pads in many cases are less desirable then the forest floor, I'd nevertheless take one of those pads over the mud pits constituting many of the High Peaks tent sites,...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 06-18-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By DSettahr
I was there 2 weeks ago- I had service through...

I was there 2 weeks ago- I had service through Verizon.

Be aware that you won't have any service between Plumley Pt and fairly close to Averyville Rd. Plumley Pt was spotty but I was able to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-18-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 925
Posted By DSettahr
I wouldn't be surprised if the inclusion of the...

I wouldn't be surprised if the inclusion of the tent sites on Whitney on the official DEC map for the WCLWA (https://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/lands_forests_pdf/mapwcanada.pdf) also played a role. I've...
Forum: Environmental Issues 06-18-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By DSettahr
Another example that maybe better (and more...

Another example that maybe better (and more succinctly) illustrates my point: Take the DEC's regulations governing the regulation and prohibition of motorized boats on certain bodies of water...
Forum: Environmental Issues 06-18-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By DSettahr
While I agree that the idea of their being 7,500...

While I agree that the idea of their being 7,500 different regulations sounds on the surface to be inherently problematic, I would have to imagine that this is a misleading statistic to some extent. ...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-18-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 925
Posted By DSettahr
Thanks for that clarification, Justin. Sounds...

Thanks for that clarification, Justin. Sounds like someone went through and opened the trails up a bit. :)
Forum: Environmental Issues 06-17-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By DSettahr
Somewhere in between. It's complicated. I...

Somewhere in between. It's complicated.

I can emphasize with the frustration that many feel regarding government oversight and regulation. Even as someone who is generally in favor of such...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-17-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 797
Posted By DSettahr
The Wilson Ridge Trail was the road access to a...

The Wilson Ridge Trail was the road access to a private inholding on Little Moose Lake that reverted to state ownership about 10 years ago. It was one of things where the state bought the land...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-17-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 925
Posted By DSettahr
It's worth noting that a lot the website...

It's worth noting that a lot the website descriptions of infrastructure (roads and trails) for various land units (easement lands, wild forests, wilderness, etc.) were written by employees who work...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-13-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 930
Posted By DSettahr
As others have said, the Oswegatchie isn't...

As others have said, the Oswegatchie isn't exactly known for being heavily used but certain choice sites do tend to get a fair amount of use. And the 4th is a pretty "iffy" holiday- it can be...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-13-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,169
Posted By DSettahr
I tried to get there from the Moose River Plains...

I tried to get there from the Moose River Plains side about 10 years ago via a day hike. The map promised a maintained trail the whole way. As is typical for many "off the beaten path" hikes in the...
Forum: Other Places 05-17-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 968
Posted By DSettahr
Just a quick update on this. We ended doing the...

Just a quick update on this. We ended doing the West CKT Loop (http://mrhyker.tripod.com/maps/ssf-ckt-w.jpg) in early April over 4 days/3 nights. We hiked the loop clockwise from the East Branch...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-16-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,514
Posted By DSettahr
The map you really want for that area is the...

The map you really want for that area is the Paddler's Map North (https://www.canoeoutfitters.com/products/maps-guidebooks), which is published by the St. Regis Canoe Outfitters. It better shows...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-15-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By DSettahr
According to the DEC website, the gate is still...

According to the DEC website, the gate is still closed: https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/9195.html

In a typical season, most seasonal roads are usually open by the Memorial Day weekend at the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-13-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,479
Posted By DSettahr
It's been 8 or 9 years since I did it, but my...

It's been 8 or 9 years since I did it, but my memory agrees with the other posters above. I don't remember it being anything out of the sort of what one would normally expect of portages in the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-11-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By DSettahr
Anything covered under the terms of the easement...

Anything covered under the terms of the easement belongs to the state and would not be affected by this sale. Presumably in the case of Cedarlands, this would include the off-season recreation...
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