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Forum: ADKHighpeaks Foundation 01-14-2019, 08:52 PM
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Posted By SpencerVT
Winter Gathering 2019?

Anyone have any news on this years Adirondack Winter Gathering in Lake Placid?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-14-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 732
Posted By SpencerVT
I live right near Putney and Newfane - that is...

I live right near Putney and Newfane - that is indeed a LONG bike ride with lots of roller coaster terrain you did.
I tried to bike one day from Burlington VT to Brattleboro. Didn't quite make it...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-11-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,565
Posted By SpencerVT
I’m a moron and always like 20 minutes behind in...

I’m a moron and always like 20 minutes behind in the plot of life.
Was Lyle messing with another dudes wife revealed in Episode 6?....I fell asleep for part of that episode. Doh! Either that or...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-10-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,565
Posted By SpencerVT
This whole series left me feeling really bad for...

This whole series left me feeling really bad for Lyle Mitchell.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-09-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 732
Posted By SpencerVT
POLL: Your longest day?

POLL: What is the longest day you've ever had hiking?

I've never broken 16 hours.
16 was the longest marathon hike I've ever endured when I climbed Marcy, Gray, Skylight, Haystack, Basin and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-02-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,565
Posted By SpencerVT
I still have to watch the last two episodes. I...

I still have to watch the last two episodes.
I read Joyce Mitchell was pretty irate at Ben Stiller for how he portrayed things.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-07-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,565
Posted By SpencerVT
The next episode is released in a couple days....

The next episode is released in a couple days. Can't wait.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-05-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,565
Posted By SpencerVT
It is really, really good and true to the actual...

It is really, really good and true to the actual events.
I can't wait for more episodes.

I read that there were over 400 night checks of Sweat's cell during the like 85 times he went into the...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-29-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,222
Posted By SpencerVT
Explanation: I'm a dum-dum, but I'm not that...

Explanation:
I'm a dum-dum, but I'm not that dumb, Lol. I am well aware that a Poncho is not the best gear choice, but here's why I wore it:
I had all my good "holiday" gear on underneath the...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-27-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,222
Posted By SpencerVT
Hi 2505, It is this peak here: ...

Hi 2505,

It is this peak here:
http://www.peakbagger.com/peak.aspx?pid=-20418

I approached via the Calkins Brook trail ascending at about the 900 meter contour. Definitely a hard whack to do...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-26-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,222
Posted By SpencerVT
My bushwhack poncho (now in one-time use form)

Here is the poncho I wore bushwhacking to North Seward.
Was meant to be a repeat use poncho. Not anymore. Looks like someone threw steak on it and released a pack of wild dogs.
Definitely helped...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-05-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,023
Posted By SpencerVT
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Trip Reports 10-16-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,023
Posted By SpencerVT
360 degree views of snowsqualls!!!!!!!!!!!

360 degree views of snowsqualls!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Trip Reports 10-16-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,023
Posted By SpencerVT
Very cold and snowy bushwhack on Ronald McDonaldson 10/13 (Donaldson West Peak)

One of those hikes where you wish your alarm clock never went off that morning.
Left the Coreys trailhead and it was raining. As soon as my wife and I headed up the Calkins brook trail it started...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-04-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,786
Posted By SpencerVT
I see Barred owls all the time in the Northeast....

I see Barred owls all the time in the Northeast. Has anyone seen a Great Horned Owl in the Adirondacks? Those are some elusive suckers. I have only seen 3 in my life anywhere. (and not in the ADKs). ...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-03-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,786
Posted By SpencerVT
That's cool! I never knew the origin of that name!

That's cool! I never knew the origin of that name!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-02-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,786
Posted By SpencerVT
Rarely seen Owl on Blue Ridge 3881' & No more beer can

My wife and I climbed Blue Ridge 3881' and Blue Ridge South Peak 3488' on Saturday. We parked at Pillsbury and approached via the Old Military Road.
High up on the summit cone at approximately 3600'...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-27-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,142
Posted By SpencerVT
That area is so remote, pristine and beautiful....

That area is so remote, pristine and beautiful. Brooktrout Lake is one of the nicest in the Adirondacks.
Forum: Trip Reports 09-24-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By SpencerVT
I had no issues with the east peak, I went across...

I had no issues with the east peak, I went across the ridge and felt it was mostly open and nice hiking all the way to the east summit. Neil: On P100 this past winter was the canister strapping still...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-24-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By SpencerVT
Blue Ridges (3497' and 3436')

Best possible weather to hike yesterday. Nothing but blue sky and sunshine, gentle breeze and cool crisp fall weather. I took the old tote road out toward Dishrag pond from the NPT. At the very end...
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