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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-28-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By Keithk
Skiable from the gate but it was pretty...

Skiable from the gate but it was pretty icy-slushy-grosss. Iíve skied it under worse conditions, but it certainly wasnít great
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-27-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 929
Posted By Keithk
This will likely sound way more snarky than I...

This will likely sound way more snarky than I intend it too, but going to Fish Creek and complaining about the powerboats is like going to NYC and complaining about the tourists.

I mean, yes,...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 07-15-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,544
Posted By Keithk
Iíve camped at the Chasm before, and while nice,...

Iíve camped at the Chasm before, and while nice, itís not noticeably different/better than the Wilmington Notch or KOA. Likewise, the Chasm trails are very nice (they have a fun, friendly race there...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-26-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 967
Posted By Keithk
We had no problem carting it earlier this spring

When we camped there. ďItĒ being the normal parking lot. It was a little tricky on the final downhill to the pond, mostly due to the stones, but it wasnít that bad.

There was 1 medium sized piece...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-02-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,112
Posted By Keithk
Well

Last time we went down there it was still an issue, but with the snow still in Paul Smiths youíre not getting down that road either way at this point- it isnít plowed in the winter.
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 03-07-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,612
Posted By Keithk
And hereeeee we go

Fish Pond truck trail is a gem and is in good shape- it can be very fun to combine this one with pond skiing & canoe carries.

Hays Brook Truck trail and grassy pond are very nice, gentle terrain...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-07-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,395
Posted By Keithk
I should add

Pretty serious warmup coming Thurs and Fri that will seriously change the snowpack
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-07-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,395
Posted By Keithk
Havenít seen anything ďofficialĒ saying theyíre skiable...

But we skied Avalanche pass and the Mr. Van trail today and it was pretty awesome. Based on past experience Iíd think the higher train stuff has to be close- I bet someone has skied both already, but...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-06-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,218
Posted By Keithk
We often get our first snow in October or...

We often get our first snow in October or November. A decade or 2 ago snow in early December would have been a safe bet- now, probably but no promises. We had 65 on xmas eve a couple years ago.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-06-2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,319
Posted By Keithk
You will be able to see and hear the road from...

You will be able to see and hear the road from 62- is it the only
Site that was open that night? If you're heading downstream the free sites on kiwassa or on the river between 2nd pond and the locks...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 08-03-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,186
Posted By Keithk
Casa re-opened a few years ago, seems to be doing a steady business.

Folks were definitely sad to see eat n meet close. The former owner has been "hosted" for a night by some other local places, like Origin Coffee here in SL (great place btw, check it out!)
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-02-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,145
Posted By Keithk
Water levels are quite low locally

With no rain in the immediate forecast
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-24-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,189
Posted By Keithk
They never saw the huge influx of campers they were initially worried about

At least that's my understanding. I suppose one could argue that the permit system helped keep people away, but it would be hard to prove or disprove this either way. I guess we'll see when the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-24-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,932
Posted By Keithk
The public can't drive to the summit

Nor will they be able to in the future
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-24-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,932
Posted By Keithk
"A third drive up summit, which very few of us...

"A third drive up summit, which very few of us ever envisioned, may soon be a reality"

The author absolutely must know this is laughably untrue. Seriously?

I'll self censor and refrain from...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 08-16-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,847
Posted By Keithk
Fish pond truck trail

If I'm not mistaken. Personally, I wish it was legal to bike any pre-existing logging road/fire road. My rationale being, the road is already there, my 20 lb bike cannot possibly have any additional...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-29-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,435
Posted By Keithk
Lowes gate was open today (4/29)

Paddled in to the upper dam and hiked Lowes ridge- perfect day to be out!
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-28-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,722
Posted By Keithk
Oswagatchie traverse might be an option too

Depending on how long you want to paddle each day
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-19-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,809
Posted By Keithk
Looks like 2nd pond construction is almost done

I'd guess later this week, blacktop is all down, no lines painted yet
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-09-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By Keithk
They're not great

Paddled/camped on middle and lower many times, worked there for a summer in fact. I don't have a map in front of me, so I may get the numbers mixed up. The eastern most site is nice, but not very...
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