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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-12-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By Banjoe
Thanks. I tried to ski in last year without much...

Thanks. I tried to ski in last year without much expectation I'd make it as it had snowed quite a bit just before I went. There was one set of snowshoe tracks that stopped before Remsen Falls so I...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-11-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By Banjoe
McKeever Road Parking

Can anyone advise on the proper way to park at the end of McKeever Rd. in winter? The parking lot was not accessible last time I was there and I didn't want to block any snowmobile access to Wolf...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-01-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,227
Posted By Banjoe
Snowstorm on the way, don't despair. ...

Snowstorm on the way, don't despair.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFVHtjKIWZA
Forum: Trip Reports 02-05-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,102
Posted By Banjoe
Whenever I see the reports from the DEC I wonder...

Whenever I see the reports from the DEC I wonder about all the details that don't get included. Not this time.
This reads so much better knowing the hows and whys, and because you were there and...
Forum: Other Places 01-29-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 555
Posted By Banjoe
We have a rail trail nearby and I always try to...

We have a rail trail nearby and I always try to set as many ski tracks as possible. Since I like to get out early I will sometimes get four sets in before walkers show up. Once I tried a sign that...
Forum: Other Places 01-24-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By Banjoe
A Gorges Commute

Perhaps you've seen the t-shirts and bumper stickers, Ithaca is Gorges. The weather this winter has the three I cross on my walking commute really showing off and I've been getting some nice pics.
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Forum: Forum News and Discussion 01-23-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By Banjoe
Thanks, appreciate the feedback. I'm not allowed...

Thanks, appreciate the feedback. I'm not allowed to ask my wife for any IT support anymore.
Very weird, I have to be signed in to post, I previewed the post and all I see is [ATTACH4.jpgATTACH],...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 01-22-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By Banjoe
Picture Trouble

I've posted pictures successfully on several threads, but for some reason can't do it anymore. I'm doing it the same way as in the past, resizing the photos, uploading them as jpeg, then click on...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-12-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,423
Posted By Banjoe
There isn't likely to be heavy use at Pharaoh in...

There isn't likely to be heavy use at Pharaoh in late December so don't let that keep you away. What might be an issue is the flooding at Mill Brook. When I was there in late October the boardwalk...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-11-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 27,135
Posted By Banjoe
Dave, Thanks, that was some nice reading for a...

Dave, Thanks, that was some nice reading for a "newbie" who first went to Pharaoh in 2000.
I use Pharaoh, that's how the Egyptians spelled it 5000 years ago and by gods, that's the way I'll keep...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-02-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,518
Posted By Banjoe
Wait, didn't a judge rule in September that...

Wait, didn't a judge rule in September that railroads in the Adirondacks are "travel corridors"? (A ruling the state has just appealed.) Doesn't seem to me these trains are traveling anywhere. ...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-10-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,035
Posted By Banjoe
Pharaoh Lake had spots, really individual trees...

Pharaoh Lake had spots, really individual trees along the shore, but from Treadway there were large areas of great color between it and Pharaoh Mtn. Still quite a bit of green as well. Driving home...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 10-09-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,227
Posted By Banjoe
Had this one in my head all weekend at Pharaoh,...

Had this one in my head all weekend at Pharaoh, even belted it out a couple times when I found myself far enough from ears and close to the flowers:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snwdgEJSf_Q
Forum: Trip Reports 09-19-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,092
Posted By Banjoe
Thanks for not including pictures.

Thanks for not including pictures.
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 09-15-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,746
Posted By Banjoe
Enjoyed Sherwood Forest in Ray Brook despite the...

Enjoyed Sherwood Forest in Ray Brook despite the name. Many cabins with a shortcut to Haystack and McKenzie, is practically across the road from campground with trail head to Scarface and is just...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-09-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By Banjoe
My pleasure, you're welcome. I didn't think any...

My pleasure, you're welcome. I didn't think any of the photos would post as they didn't show up where I was trying to place them.
As for the recent poll about who dies, I'd give it to mosquitoes...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-07-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By Banjoe
Bike to Hike

Like Zach's recent report, this is pretty long, must be something about biking. I'm not sure what I'm doing that I can't insert images in this post, I think I'm doing the same thing I've done in the...
Forum: Lost and Found 08-28-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,483
Posted By Banjoe
Binoculars on Haystack (the other Haystack)

Had ten minutes on Haystack in Ray Brook on August 23 before the 20% chance of rain let loose. Unfortunately I had spread out clothes, camera, food and binoculars just before it started. In my...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 08-14-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 395
Posted By Banjoe
Taking the Long Way

Leaving early tomorrow on our bikes for what I originally intended to be a ride from the southwest area to the northeast. Negotiations with my wife have actually made it more interesting and we'll...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-01-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,761
Posted By Banjoe
The one time I was there looking for old growth...

The one time I was there looking for old growth nearby, the campsites looked so bad I didn't think I'd could ever stay at one. Even if you pick up the macro garbage, the micro is endless. Not too...
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