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Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 09-15-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,898
Posted By wxwing
Honestly, where and when you can spot a moose in...

Honestly, where and when you can spot a moose in the Adirondacks is anytime, and most anywhere...

..and by most anywhere, I mean anywhere people don't usually go.

A couple weeks ago, I went...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-16-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,246
Posted By wxwing
I'm pretty sure he could've seen the EF-3 that...

I'm pretty sure he could've seen the EF-3 that went through Duanesburg two months ago from his office in the Capitol building. He doesn't know what's going on half the time.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-09-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,678
Posted By wxwing
It depends on where you got the tick I think. In...

It depends on where you got the tick I think. In most places, the odds aren't that high. But in the Hudson Valley, it's the Lyme disease capital of the nation, literally. I think studies had shown...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-08-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,042
Posted By wxwing
Black flies I've heard already are bad from...

Black flies I've heard already are bad from friends who live on the outskirts of the Adirondacks (Lake George). And ticks seem to be bad this year just about everywhere right now, so remember to keep...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-29-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,678
Posted By wxwing
Yeah, this year is definitely going to be a bad...

Yeah, this year is definitely going to be a bad one. I haven't really been out much yet this season, but the past two weekends I did go on two short hikes, probably less than 30 minutes each. Woke up...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-18-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,495
Posted By wxwing
My heart skipped a beat when I saw the Benson...

My heart skipped a beat when I saw the Benson Road land. At first, I thought the land dispute for Cathead Mountain had FINALLY been solved, but alas, no, this new land is south of Benson Road, rather...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-17-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,495
Posted By wxwing
I have no idea... I've been Googling around, and...

I have no idea... I've been Googling around, and so far have only found this, relating to an alternate spelling (Hislop):

From Wikipedia:


But cool news, though! It's good to see more land...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-06-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By wxwing
That picture looks a lot like the cabin in the...

That picture looks a lot like the cabin in the woods near Rollins Pond. Nicknamed the "Hermit Shack," it was allegedly a popular party spot for Paul Smiths students, especially thanks to its location...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-02-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,429
Posted By wxwing
This is the real Adirondacks: Taking a day off of...

This is the real Adirondacks: Taking a day off of work to drive 30-45 minutes and bushwhack through a secluded and incredibly isolated forest away from most forms of civilization just to claw your...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-27-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,997
Posted By wxwing
I've done this :D On trails that lead essentially...

I've done this :D On trails that lead essentially nowhere, in the middle of nowhere, and you're basically just grateful that you're leaving some sort of a trail behind you so you can find your way...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-20-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,678
Posted By wxwing
There's a trail in Amsterdam just outside of...

There's a trail in Amsterdam just outside of Hagaman called Mosher Marsh or something. It's basically a small loop that takes you around a swamp. Literally everyone I've talked to who's gone on that...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-16-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,485
Posted By wxwing
I'll never forget my first time seeing the...

I'll never forget my first time seeing the northern lights. I was camping at Rollins Pond with family, we were all gathered around the fire and everyone was heading to bed one by one until it was...
Forum: Photography 01-04-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 35,030
Posted By wxwing
This....suggestive-looking tree... has since been...

This....suggestive-looking tree... has since been removed from the trail up to Good Luck Cliffs. I guess they're trying to keep it PG.
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-29-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,076
Posted By wxwing
Sorry to bump such an old topic, but I was...

Sorry to bump such an old topic, but I was wondering if there was any update on Cathead?

I remember reading an article in the paper from a few years ago about a hiking group that needed to be...
Forum: Other Places 09-29-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,389
Posted By wxwing
Amsterdam, NY Tornado Path Hike?

I had kind of an interesting idea for a hike. Does anyone remember seeing this video last year?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pWkmTVbqcA

That tornado (5:45 in the video) was half a mile wide...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-29-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,076
Posted By wxwing
I'd say it's like when a weatherman says it won't...

I'd say it's like when a weatherman says it won't rain and it does anyway. There are just some things you can't account for.

The odds of some random ancient group of mountain lions still living in...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-27-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,400
Posted By wxwing
When I hiked Marcy last year around the end of...

When I hiked Marcy last year around the end of August, they had a 30% chance of scattered showers as well. The night before, a nasty line of severe storms traversed the entire state, dropping hail...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-27-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,076
Posted By wxwing
I just read of a sighting at the Saratoga battle...

I just read of a sighting at the Saratoga battle field back on September 4th. It isn't in the Adirondack park, no, but it's relatively close.

Lots of other sightings from people in the comments on...
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