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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 09:41 PM
Replies: 69
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Posted By bmike-vt
‘You hike with the trail you have, not the trail...

‘You hike with the trail you have, not the trail you might want or wish to have at a later time.’

Donald ‘French Louie’ Rumsfeld (probably, if he hiked in the ADKs)

Or:

‘Walk more, YouTube...
Forum: Trip Reports Yesterday, 08:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 509
Posted By bmike-vt
Thank you. Always enjoy your images and reports. ...

Thank you. Always enjoy your images and reports.

Flickr album:
https://flickr.com/photos/31827372@N00/sets/72157696499242690
Forum: Trip Reports Yesterday, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 509
Posted By bmike-vt
Sitting at the fire is a worthy pursuit on its...

Sitting at the fire is a worthy pursuit on its own. Sitting at a pond, listening to a stream, watching the clouds - also all worthy pursuits.

I can’t drink beer anymore (food allergy issues) and...
Forum: Trip Reports Yesterday, 06:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 509
Posted By bmike-vt
Thanks again everyone. Another one, from...

Thanks again everyone.

Another one, from Wakely Pond - short lens - but fairly certain the bird was a bald eagle.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1955/45341550522_70f77a3a82_c.jpg...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-14-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 509
Posted By bmike-vt
Thank you everyone, was a wonderful time to chill...

Thank you everyone, was a wonderful time to chill and just enjoy the quiet. My Milky Way / night sky adventures / hike will have to wait for next year.

A few more:
...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-13-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 509
Posted By bmike-vt
MRP, ADKS trip, Fall 2018

I visited the MRP last week to have some quiet / chill out time as well as to hopefully spend some time behind the camera. I had planned a series of night hikes around the ADKs based on some planning...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-11-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By bmike-vt
This weekend I cleaned up the site I stayed at in...

This weekend I cleaned up the site I stayed at in MRP - full bag of garbage - bits of steak, sausage, half burnt food boxes, beer cans, cigarettes, some sort of cake like thing, eggs, wipes, paper...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-10-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By bmike-vt
MRP Owl

This fine creature flew over my head and stayed still long enough for me to take a portrait. Short lens, it was nearing dusk - Mitchell Ponds trail.

Barred Owl?
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-10-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 179
Posted By bmike-vt
Fall, Flowing

Hudson, just below Henderson Lake, from Tuesday morning.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1906/45172759992_ccc9be0ee9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bPLcKw)Hudson River, Fall, Adirondacks...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-09-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,625
Posted By bmike-vt
Was going slow and picking my way. Spent 2 nights...

Was going slow and picking my way. Spent 2 nights in the MRP and picked my way back to the end of the road at Squaw Lake.

Will be back to Cheney. Thanks to the nice gent in a mini Jeep thing that...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-09-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,625
Posted By bmike-vt
Wow for the Civic. I thought I’d sneak down ther...

Wow for the Civic. I thought I’d sneak down ther this morning in the CRV and smacked the bottom twice and turned around...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-21-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By bmike-vt
Regardless of material, if you are working hard...

Regardless of material, if you are working hard you will be wet from sweat. There only so much these jackets can let out.

I ride and hike / camp. I have had several Showers Pass jackets and have...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-13-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 21,118
Posted By bmike-vt
I’d love to see some examples as well. Education...

I’d love to see some examples as well. Education doesn’t work for driving (speed, text, phone, general dickishness), barely worked for smoking - took forever to make headway. Seems to have started...
Forum: Other Places 09-12-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 290
Posted By bmike-vt
Spruce Mountain Fire Tower - VT

Hiked for sunrise, was not disappointed...! Views to the White Mountains and Mount Washington in NH looking east, and Camel's Hump and Mount Mansfield looking west.
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-06-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,379
Posted By bmike-vt
That sounds far more interesting - but the...

That sounds far more interesting - but the reality is likely that you would
drink too much stale coffee staring at screens all day.

The big questions are:

Who is responsible for funding the...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-02-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By bmike-vt
Great report and pictures Zach! Always impressed...

Great report and pictures Zach! Always impressed with your human powered travels! Those town and route names always bring a smile - I’ve ridden from Burlington to Utica a few times and have explored...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-01-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,085
Posted By bmike-vt
Oh no! So sorry Justin. Pups really are...

Oh no! So sorry Justin. Pups really are humankind’s best friend.
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 09-01-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,815
Posted By bmike-vt
Which would make pigpen’s heart jumping pass...

Which would make pigpen’s heart jumping pass illegal - especially into a blind corner.

But -

Really depends on the state - here in VT it is legal to cross a double yellow to pass a cyclist or...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 08-31-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,815
Posted By bmike-vt
Passing a cyclist, buggy, scooter, trooper,...

Passing a cyclist, buggy, scooter, trooper, moose, or construction equipment on a blind corner at speed where you need to avoid an oncoming truck is the definition of not understanding your...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-31-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,085
Posted By bmike-vt
Stuff sack or Ursack, with an Opsak on the...

Stuff sack or Ursack, with an Opsak on the inside, using a PCT method of hanging (I hang the Ursak). I use a dyna something line I bought at a local marine store. I have a tiny stuff sack on one end...
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