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Forum: Trip Reports 06-08-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 809
Posted By tenderfoot
Kevin, Thank you for the report. We are...

Kevin,

Thank you for the report. We are hoping to get up to the peaks in a week but the DEC advisory is still on so we thought we'd "settle" for a lessor trip. Your photos clearly show there is no...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-07-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By tenderfoot
Watching DEC Trail Advisory to see if they lift...

Watching DEC Trail Advisory to see if they lift it. May switch over to Rocky Peak Ridge. Thank you Kevin7 for your recent report
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-06-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By tenderfoot
Great info. Looks like I have to spend some...

Great info. Looks like I have to spend some quality time at that other site too.

We can switch over to Upper Works to Feldspar Brook area or the popular Marcy Dam - Van Hoevenberg trail
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-06-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By tenderfoot
Lake Arnold Trail conditions?

Looking at getting to the four corners area next weekend (Jun15). Does anyone have current information on trail condition/water level on the Lake Arnold Trail. I am reading that it can get rather...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-05-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By tenderfoot
ok, so with the focus being on a nice quiet patch...

ok, so with the focus being on a nice quiet patch of the forest I would reverse my suggestion and warn you away from the High Peaks. Plenty of other spots less traveled.

Last year we canoe'd...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-04-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By tenderfoot
Also, "am interested in going camping with...

Also, "am interested in going camping with someone experienced" - where are you from? We are in Rochester NY. If you would like to meet and check out maps and gear we'd be happy to do that.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-04-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By tenderfoot
ok, this is not exactly what you asked for but is...

ok, this is not exactly what you asked for but is a fantastic start. I do back country camping but also occasionally still use the "Wilderness Campsite" at Adirondack Loj. No RV's, sites are spaced...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-18-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By tenderfoot
Thanks. I almost did St Regis but actually got...

Thanks. I almost did St Regis but actually got out of Plattsburgh way ahead of schedule so pushed through to Rochester. Am now regretting it but made sense at the time. Will file these tips away for...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-08-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By tenderfoot
Thank you. I am actually looking to stretch legs...

Thank you. I am actually looking to stretch legs a bit. Park at a trail-head with decent parking, walk in a mile or so and make camp. I think RV camping, front country camping at a state park and...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-08-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By tenderfoot
Inn for the night

I live in Rochester and have family business that takes me to Plattsburgh sometime in the next two weeks. Was looking at hotels/motels in Plattsburgh but none look as comfortable as my hammock. So I...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-18-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,075
Posted By tenderfoot
I have seen clear canisters, like Bear Vault or...

I have seen clear canisters, like Bear Vault or maybe actual Bear Vaults on display at Adirondack Loj and one of the provincial parks. Yellow-yellow supposedly figured out how to open but the ones on...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-26-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By tenderfoot
No worries. We actually like to pull over and...

No worries. We actually like to pull over and brew up a hot cup of something. Something about this trip had us rushing a bit to much.
Forum: Trip Reports 02-22-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By tenderfoot
Thanks - I forgot to mention that we did have as...

Thanks - I forgot to mention that we did have as supply of Gatoraide chews as well as tangerines. I love how tangerines, clementines or oranges taste on trail.

Double walled container is a good...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-21-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By tenderfoot
Nippletop & Dial Feb 17

Drove up to ADK Loj on Friday evening Feb 16th, enjoyed a pleasant night in a lean to with hammocks hung. Brisk temps in the low teens. Heart Lake a welcome but noisy bed fellow with its ice...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-14-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,235
Posted By tenderfoot
Thanks folks. Yes, we can preheat the water...

Thanks folks.

Yes, we can preheat the water a bit. Good idea. The warming in the jacket too.

Yes, I drink LOTS of water and will pay attention to Gil Brook for a fill up spot.

Thanks folks
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-13-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,235
Posted By tenderfoot
Thank you Heading up Fri evening, forecast...

Thank you

Heading up Fri evening, forecast for Keene Valley puts it at -1F over Fri night with a high of 26F on Sat. So I am sort of hoping things freeze up nicely and we can avoid sloshing on the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-13-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,235
Posted By tenderfoot
Topping off water bottle with snow

Looking at Nippletop => Dial. Long day of hiking. Was going over my water options and thought instead of carrying four liters I could carry 2 and simply scoop some snow into nalgene after each water...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-09-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,014
Posted By tenderfoot
Very serene, thank you for sharing

Very serene, thank you for sharing
Forum: Trip Reports 01-19-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,121
Posted By tenderfoot
Might make a dandy Eagle project - a welcome...

Might make a dandy Eagle project - a welcome plaque with a few lines of lean-to etiquette and/or other bush craft tips.

And in my experience, decline in scouting is not just the youngin's. Not by...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-22-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,595
Posted By tenderfoot
Camped there with Scouts a few years back....

Camped there with Scouts a few years back. Lean-tos on pond and this open field that had turf over gravel. Rained all night but the ground drained so well never got muddy. Tough on tent stakes though.
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