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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-10-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,767
Posted By MTVhike
Did the Spread Eagle - Hopkins loop on Saturday....

Did the Spread Eagle - Hopkins loop on Saturday. Parking at Roostercomb was virtually full at 8:45 (people were still driving in and trying to squeeze in). By the time I got back, cars were parked...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-25-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,715
Posted By MTVhike
Justin, I can see the photos now; did you re post...

Justin, I can see the photos now; did you re post them, or just fix it some other way?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-24-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,767
Posted By MTVhike
I'm not sure what the purpose of these new...

I'm not sure what the purpose of these new parking regulations is, but it's not going to stop people from parking beyond the No Parking region, which, really, is pretty short. Maybe it will...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-17-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By MTVhike
Many people often park along 73 near the parking...

Many people often park along 73 near the parking areas and, as far as I know, there are no "no parking" signs - maybe new ones have been put up. Again, as far as I know, if there aren't any "no...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-14-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By MTVhike
Elizabethtown Number 4

Does the peak a little less than a mile NE of Spotted, called Elizabethtown Number 4 on some maps, have a name? For the record, No. 3 is Bald, No. 2 is Iron, and No. 1 is Knob Lock. Also, is there an...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 09-14-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By MTVhike
New potential biker

I don't have a mountain (or any other type of) bike, but I'm thinking of getting one as a mode of transportation. It would be primarily used for riding around town (Elizabethtown) or perhaps to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-14-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 21,116
Posted By MTVhike
Last winter, when it was too icy on the...

Last winter, when it was too icy on the Jackrabbit trail, I went to the Gulf Brook road and it was a rather nice ski, although still a little "shallow". The snowmobile tracks didn't help, but I guess...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 09-12-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By MTVhike
The survey of my Elizabethtown property was done...

The survey of my Elizabethtown property was done by a John Deming (in the 1970s); do you think it's the same John Deming who owns the two properties mentioned above
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 09-11-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By MTVhike
Dundee and WBB, are the three towers you mention...

Dundee and WBB, are the three towers you mention ALL on private land? If so, is permission to hike possible and/or required?
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 09-10-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By MTVhike
Closed fire towers?

Are there currently any closed firetowers, ADKs, Cats, or elsewhere in New York?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-09-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By MTVhike
I like the descriptions and am looking forward to...

I like the descriptions and am looking forward to the updated edition.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-26-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,055
Posted By MTVhike
A few years ago, a group of hikers arrived at...

A few years ago, a group of hikers arrived at Uphill Shelter with a tale of bear experience from one of the Lake Colden campsites. They heard what sounded like a bowling alley in the middle of the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-26-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,220
Posted By MTVhike
There is a sign at least one end of the bypass...

There is a sign at least one end of the bypass trail, but one friend of mine got turned around there (he didn't notice the sign), and when he got to the other end of the bypass, went back!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-26-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By MTVhike
The Jay Mountain trail is dug and marked up to...

The Jay Mountain trail is dug and marked up to the ridge but from there, you're on your own. However, the ridge is so open that you can see your destination almost the whole time!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-26-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,967
Posted By MTVhike
Festus, reading your posts, there seem to be two...

Festus, reading your posts, there seem to be two old roads going into the Dix range from under the Northway - one following West Mill Brook (which I followed for about 3 miles two days ago, it seems...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 08-19-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,618
Posted By MTVhike
Just an aside, but an out-of-contract iPhone...

Just an aside, but an out-of-contract iPhone works fine as a GPS, you just have to load the maps via WiFi.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-26-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,598
Posted By MTVhike
One thing I would like to add to my description...

One thing I would like to add to my description of the rainy pre-memorial day hikes - there were no other people on any of these trails. Of course, that was a few years ago and such lack of hoards...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-25-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,598
Posted By MTVhike
Because we regularly do trail maintenance on...

Because we regularly do trail maintenance on Memorial Day, I've taken that opportunity to grab a few peaks the week before. Santanoni, Marshall, Allen to be specific. The main issue was rain,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-25-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,811
Posted By MTVhike
Where are there ranger stations, except at...

Where are there ranger stations, except at visitor centers? On line maps? - that's part of the problem because often they are wrong. Having privys or porta-potties at trailheads should help reduce...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-25-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,811
Posted By MTVhike
As a New York State taxpayer, I am happy to have...

As a New York State taxpayer, I am happy to have some of my tax money used to keep the trails free and (relatively) safe. One of the problems(?) with the Adirondacks is that there are few trailheads...
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