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Forum: Forum News and Discussion 02-20-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By adkjack
Not a hack (at least as far as we can tell) but a...

Not a hack (at least as far as we can tell) but a series of events that triggered some file corruption. NumNum and Kyler to the rescue.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-10-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,594
Posted By adkjack
Sounds like you did not take the left turn to...

Sounds like you did not take the left turn to Upper Works. The Allen/Adams (East River Trail Head) is just past the old blast furnace on the right.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-26-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,708
Posted By adkjack
It was pretty spectacular in Speculator (see what...

It was pretty spectacular in Speculator (see what I did there :-) ) last night. Several inches of snow between 5:30 and 8:00 last night with lightning followed by thunder in the 4 to 5 second range.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-25-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,865
Posted By adkjack
Obviously not so much a rule as a guideline...

Obviously not so much a rule as a guideline :boozing:
Happy-Merry
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-27-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,543
Posted By adkjack
To get back to the original question, I had been...

To get back to the original question, I had been instructed that when held with adze and pick in hand the point on the stem should be at the ankle.
the main reason being that when climbing a steep...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-11-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,145
Posted By adkjack
When we did something some trail work on Adams...

When we did something some trail work on Adams last month they were putting in a new trail ( on the OSI) property from the Blast furnace towards the old town along the river. I imagine the risk is...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-08-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,673
Posted By adkjack
There is a dynamic in play here that is different...

There is a dynamic in play here that is different than what has been occurring since the sixties. That being a youth movement to getting outdoors. I was just listening to a report that shows...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 09-08-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,522
Posted By adkjack
Snowy is a nice mountain with a good pay off at...

Snowy is a nice mountain with a good pay off at the top but you do certainly earn it in that last half mile. There are a couple nice views to the north and west also. actually my Avatar Photo was...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-07-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 749
Posted By adkjack
The high water bridge is just before you reach...

The high water bridge is just before you reach JBL well reasonably close. It has been out for some time and crossing Slide brook is really np problem unless there is extremely substantial rain. This...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-03-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,850
Posted By adkjack
Next journey! Really I have to take a nap and...

Next journey! Really I have to take a nap and check my blood pressure after reading this.
Congratulations to all, what an incredible accomplishment!
Forum: Trip Reports 08-23-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,868
Posted By adkjack
There was some discussion around goats when a...

There was some discussion around goats when a young woman had climbed a few high peaks with her goats and planned on doing all 46 with them. It is legal as they are clove hoofed but they would have...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-23-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,536
Posted By adkjack
I was up stewarding on Wright a couple weekends...

I was up stewarding on Wright a couple weekends ago and they have placed a thunderbox at the Wright Algonquin Junction complete with a new "Toilet" sign but yet there was a stream of toilet paper...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 07-29-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 968
Posted By adkjack
Pretty sure #3 is a DEC regulation in an attempt...

Pretty sure #3 is a DEC regulation in an attempt to cull the herd a bit.

#4 sounds like fun, well until someone puts and eye out, then you will need a permit.


I have a 45 L pack that can fit...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-29-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 23,279
Posted By adkjack
Yup getting close. Please be respectful and no...

Yup getting close. Please be respectful and no politics or religion.
Thank you!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-29-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,567
Posted By adkjack
IIRC the designated site is approximately 1 mile...

IIRC the designated site is approximately 1 mile from the Allen junction just below HSF. There are no other designated sites below that but the area is fairly flat and setting up a pristine camp with...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 04-27-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,437
Posted By adkjack
Input requested on New ADK Mt. Club Map

As many here are aware, last year the ADK Mountain Club developed and published a new ADK High Peaks map. It was well received by the hiking community and quickly sold out. The second edition is on...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-11-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,934
Posted By adkjack
Spring Fish Stocking List is Out

Just thought I would post the link if anyone is interested

http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/30465.html
Forum: ADKHighpeaks Foundation 02-09-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,659
Posted By adkjack
2016 Winter Gathering and Fundraiser

The ADKHighpeaks Foundation has enjoyed the hosting this forum and appreciate the wealth of knowledge and experience shared by the great people who make up this community.
This community has a...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 10-29-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,116
Posted By adkjack
With all the metal in you it is amazing that all...

With all the metal in you it is amazing that all your compasses don't malfunction :rolling::rolling:
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-28-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 18,163
Posted By adkjack
That's the nice thing about drones, you don't...

That's the nice thing about drones, you don't need to yell "pull"
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