Adirondack Forum  
Rules Membership Donations and Online Store Adkhighpeaks Foundation ADKhighpeaks Forums ADKhighpeaks Wiki Disclaimer

Go Back   Adirondack Forum > Search Forums
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 20 of 200
Search took 0.12 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: OntarioSkiBum
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 08-25-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,197
Posted By OntarioSkiBum
That sounds pretty cool. Here in Niagara we don't...

That sounds pretty cool. Here in Niagara we don't get enough snow for BC skiing... and in this quasi-maritime microclimate whatever we get usually doesn't stay around to accumulate. Being on the...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 08-24-2017, 01:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,197
Posted By OntarioSkiBum
When tree skiing, would you typically stick to...

When tree skiing, would you typically stick to lower elevations and stick to hardwood forests? What sort of vertical drops are the norm. How is tree spacing?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-18-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,282
Posted By OntarioSkiBum
Brown Tract Pond is motor less, but doesn't offer...

Brown Tract Pond is motor less, but doesn't offer the same paddlers experience, given the pond hopping you can do at Rollins.

Without motors, the juxtaposition between Fish Creek and Rollins could...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-18-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,282
Posted By OntarioSkiBum
Signed it

Signed it
Forum: Trip Reports 08-09-2017, 01:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,153
Posted By OntarioSkiBum
Thanks. The plan is to grab the map. We have one...

Thanks. The plan is to grab the map. We have one trip per year with the kids so I won't be going until next year. Our plan at this point is similar to yours.

The thought would be to get to BML on...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-08-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,153
Posted By OntarioSkiBum
Thanks for the intel. I'm not sure why Sargent...

Thanks for the intel. I'm not sure why Sargent Ponds WF does not post their campsite info in the Lands Mapper, other than lean to sites.
Forum: Trip Reports 08-07-2017, 10:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,153
Posted By OntarioSkiBum
That sounds like a good run! Did you happen...

That sounds like a good run!

Did you happen to notice if there was a trail to Sargent Ponds?

Also, the campsites on the Marion aren't posted on the websites such as Adktrailmap and the State...
Forum: Other Places 07-24-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By OntarioSkiBum
NY State Park Pass Policy

I'm thinking of taking the family for an overnight to Stony Brook State Park in August. Originally the plan was to do Letchworth, but they have a 2 night minimum. My question is, if we leave Stony...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-23-2017, 02:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,642
Posted By OntarioSkiBum
Does anyone know if the trail from the Marion...

Does anyone know if the trail from the Marion River to Lower Sargent Pond is doable? It shows up on some maps, but not others. Exploring the Sargent Ponds area would be a nice side trip on this...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-26-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,875
Posted By OntarioSkiBum
You can camp anywhere on state land as long as...

You can camp anywhere on state land as long as you're 150ft from trail, road , or water. Google NYS backcountry camping for complete rules.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-24-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,213
Posted By OntarioSkiBum
I love the impractical loop trip reports!

I love the impractical loop trip reports!
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-19-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,596
Posted By OntarioSkiBum
Ok... Good point.

Ok... Good point.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-19-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,596
Posted By OntarioSkiBum
They'll do the shuttle for us, dropping the truck...

They'll do the shuttle for us, dropping the truck off so we don't need to backtrack. They also mentioned it could be tight with a trailer... Maybe we can rig something up to get em all on the truck.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-18-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,596
Posted By OntarioSkiBum
Thanks for the intel everyone. I was...

Thanks for the intel everyone.

I was looking at the NYS Lands Mapper and didn't see any tent sites... Just the lean tos. I know not everything is in there, so I'm glad there's more tent sites not...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-18-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,596
Posted By OntarioSkiBum
Camping on the Raquette between Long Lake and Stoney Ponds

I asked this on another thread and didn't get any response so I thought I'd get a separate thread going.

How is camping along the Raquette in this stretch on a summer Thursday if we don't get a...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-11-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,598
Posted By OntarioSkiBum
On a Thursday night in July, how busy should we...

On a Thursday night in July, how busy should we expect to find the campsites along the Raquette River? If full, how is the terrain for 150ft rule camping? I have a hammock so I'm not too concerned......
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-10-2017, 12:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,250
Posted By OntarioSkiBum
An even more "beginner'er" trip would be to stay...

An even more "beginner'er" trip would be to stay in the Fish Creek Ponds or Rollins Pond Campground and rent a canoe there. There's a lot of good paddling in that area, and you'll have the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-22-2017, 12:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,598
Posted By OntarioSkiBum
Some friends and I are looking to kayak Long Lake...

Some friends and I are looking to kayak Long Lake to Follensby Clear Pond in early August. If we get to Long Lake dock by noon... how far could we realistically get before dusk... pending conditions...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-17-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,047
Posted By OntarioSkiBum
Here's a contour map of the lake. ...

Here's a contour map of the lake.

http://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/fish_marine_pdf/bmoolkmap.pdf
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-14-2017, 12:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 17,611
Posted By OntarioSkiBum
I'm an Electrical Engineering "Technologist"...

I'm an Electrical Engineering "Technologist" working here in Ontario. In Ontario, Technologists go through 3.5 years of school while Technicians go through 2 years. I have over 15 years utilities...
Showing results 1 to 20 of 200

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:44 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

DISCLAIMER: Use of these forums, and information found herein, is at your own risk. Use of this site by members and non-members alike is only granted by the adkhighpeak.com administration provided the terms and conditions found in the FULL DISCLAIMER have been read. Continued use of this site implies that you have read, understood and agree to the terms and conditions of this site. Any questions can be directed to the Administrator of this site.