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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-19-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Neil
Good on you Samurai to get info BEFORE heading...

Good on you Samurai to get info BEFORE heading out.
First principle of LNT is: Plan ahead and prepare.
Forum: Trip Reports 07-19-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 106
Posted By Neil
From the Lean-to at Seward Brook you have many...

From the Lean-to at Seward Brook you have many day-hike bushwhacking options to various summits (and back).
Ouluska Pass. Good logging road comes in at about 750 meters elly on east side of brook...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-03-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By Neil
There is a belief that cars parked along the side...

There is a belief that cars parked along the side of the road equates to overcrowding which causes trail destruction. However, this doesn't stands up to a bit of scrutiny. It's very easy for say,...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 06-20-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By Neil
Just like Arnold!

Just like Arnold!
Forum: Trip Reports 06-05-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By Neil
There is a great deal of topography "hidden"...

There is a great deal of topography "hidden" between the contour lines of the map. With a 1:25,000 scale that means there are 1,000,000 square meters of land represented by 16 square centimeters on...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-04-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By Neil
On more than one occasion I have been unsure of...

On more than one occasion I have been unsure of my position. This usually has occurred when transitioning from man-made to wild. Ie. from a trail to bushwhacking. It's easy to blindly follow the...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-03-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By Neil
PICTURES...

PICTURES (http://adkhighpeaks.com/neil/outdoor%20pursuits/dix%20whack%202019/index.html)
Forum: Trip Reports 06-03-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By Neil
Dix bushwhack via East Ridge.

I decided to do another bushwhack round of the 46 and while the forum was under bot attack I began with Dix. I finished a 46-B 6 years ago on Basin and it had been a fun ride. One peak per hike and...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-23-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,103
Posted By Neil
Cold River, not too far downstream of the...

Cold River, not too far downstream of the hermitage. Must have been a wild ride!
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-23-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,103
Posted By Neil
Got one for ya! ...

Got one for ya!
http://adkhighpeaks.com/neil/outdoor%20pursuits/henderson_lt_2016/full/IMG_2195.jpg
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-16-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By Neil
Summer: 24-28 liters. Winter: 40. I like a big...

Summer: 24-28 liters.
Winter: 40. I like a big pack in winter because in the cold it's easier to stuff bulky clothes into with mittened hands.
Forum: Trip Reports 05-07-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 521
Posted By Neil
Hoffman Notch Wilderness trio of 3k peaks.

Wickedly difficult hike with a snowy twist and a beaver coda.

Blue Ridge Road-Hoffman Notch Trail-Hornet Cobble-Blue Ridge West-Blue Ridge-Hoffman-Hoffman Notch Trail.

Had I known what was...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-07-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,253
Posted By Neil
Indeed, when I'm not there physically, I'm often...

Indeed, when I'm not there physically, I'm often there in my head.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-07-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,253
Posted By Neil
Over the past 12-15 years I've hiked roughly once...

Over the past 12-15 years I've hiked roughly once or twice a week. The Adirondacks allow me to fulfill my need for adventure and to concoct, then meet various challenges (physical, mental, off-trail...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 03-24-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Neil
Why would you like to have an Excalibur (as...

Why would you like to have an Excalibur (as opposed to a Nesco?).
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 03-24-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Neil
Dehydrator advice, opinons and input sought.

We've been using a Nesco, 4-tray model for a few years now and would like to increase our capacity. So far, all of our research points us towards the Excalibur 3926. This model has 9 trays and 15...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-24-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,743
Posted By Neil
I couldn't get by the paywall.

I couldn't get by the paywall.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-22-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,743
Posted By Neil
My off-trail nav skills really picked up when I...

My off-trail nav skills really picked up when I stopped even carrying a GPS buried in my pack or any communication device. It made me exploit my senses of terrain observation and reasoning to a high...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-21-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,743
Posted By Neil
P.T. Barnum actually said, "there's an unprepared...

P.T. Barnum actually said, "there's an unprepared hiker born every minute."
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-20-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,743
Posted By Neil
It's easy to point self-righteous fingers at kids...

It's easy to point self-righteous fingers at kids in sneakers in winter but what about some of us whose unpreparedness, fitness and health-wise, is a SAR episode waiting to happen?

Instead of...
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