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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-18-2020, 07:59 PM
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Posted By DSettahr
Given the ease of access, I would be surprised if...

Given the ease of access, I would be surprised if there weren't any thunderboxes at any of the sites at all. But I honestly don't know.

With that being said, good luck finding them under the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-16-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By DSettahr
I believe it is usually plowed. I parked there...

I believe it is usually plowed. I parked there when I did a winter overnight at the lean-to a few years ago.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-14-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By DSettahr
Right. My point is that there already were...

Right. My point is that there already were public hearings and a public comment period for the proposed regulation changes- it was one of the topics covered under the public hearings for the UMP...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-14-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,865
Posted By DSettahr
I've found that I've had a lot of success with...

I've found that I've had a lot of success with this and other similar situations by both inviting the group to share the shelter and laying down the law in the same breath. I address them directly-...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-14-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By DSettahr
Whoops, sorry for the typo in the title. Should...

Whoops, sorry for the typo in the title. Should read "Changes," not "Changing."
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-14-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,865
Posted By DSettahr
On the occasional time it has happened, I've felt...

On the occasional time it has happened, I've felt sort of bad moving in a lean-to with a couple that was obviously expecting to have it to themselves. I sort of get it, they probably weren't...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-14-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By DSettahr
Changing to High Peaks Zoning and Regulations delayed until 2021

This was posted to reddit earlier today: https://www.adk.org/changes-to-high-peaks-regulations-coming-in-2020/

Sounds like the expanded bear canister regulation, as well as the requirement to...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-13-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By DSettahr
@matt4um: The single best bit of information that...

@matt4um: The single best bit of information that you can provide that will help us to help you is some knowledge of your prior experience with winter camping. Are you new to winter backpacking and...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-11-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,865
Posted By DSettahr
@Lucky13 - do you know what the condition of the...

@Lucky13 - do you know what the condition of the trail is between the north shore of Eighth Lake and Bug Lake? I'm sort of assuming it's a snowmobile trail and is probably less than ideal for hiking...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-11-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By DSettahr
Well, apparently my reading comprehension skills...

Well, apparently my reading comprehension skills are failing me. I blame the lower case "m" in "May." :) (In reality it was probably posting after a long day at work.)

Depending on when in...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-10-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By DSettahr
There's no established tent sites (designated or...

There's no established tent sites (designated or otherwise) anywhere near the lean-to. You might see an old fire pit or two down near the shore of the marsh, but this would be an illegal spot to...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-08-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,865
Posted By DSettahr
Maybe I'll start/end on the other side (near...

Maybe I'll start/end on the other side (near Brown's Tract) so that I can take advantage of some cold draft beer in the middle of the trip...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-07-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By DSettahr
Yeah, Norway maples can be super invasive in the...

Yeah, Norway maples can be super invasive in the right conditions- it's a big problem downstate and on Long Island. I believe they are no longer legal to sell at tree nurseries in New York State,...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 02-05-2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 906
Posted By DSettahr
I can definitely empathize with the struggles...

I can definitely empathize with the struggles faced by this group. I believe that the 4 mentioned in the article as having section hiked the NPT in winter are my friends and I- over 2 consecutive...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-04-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,865
Posted By DSettahr
No worries. I thought maybe that was what you...

No worries. I thought maybe that was what you meant but I also didn't want you to feel left out if you were also expressing interest in joining. :)
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-04-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,865
Posted By DSettahr
I'm not opposed to sharing my trips but my...

I'm not opposed to sharing my trips but my schedule isn't the easiest for facilitating it. My "weekends" (days off) in the summer occur mid-week. Plus I'm really bad about planning trips in...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-04-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,865
Posted By DSettahr
Yep, Eagle Bay, not Eagle Lake. That's what I...

Yep, Eagle Bay, not Eagle Lake. That's what I get for recounting the route from memory without checking the map first. :)
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-04-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By DSettahr
If you ever get the chance, the Cold River loop...

If you ever get the chance, the Cold River loop that starts and ends in Coreys is an excellent 3+ day backpacking trip. The loop is comprised of this trail (known as the "Calkins Creek Truck...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-04-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By DSettahr
Short answer is no, none of this road is...

Short answer is no, none of this road is accessible to be driven by the public at any time of the year. It's an old logging road that (in it's current iteration) dates to the post-hurricane timber...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-03-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,865
Posted By DSettahr
I haven't hiked this trail yet but it's been on...

I haven't hiked this trail yet but it's been on my "to hike" list for a while. Every resource I've found concerning the current condition of the trail has indicated that it has become increasingly...
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