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Forum: Trip Reports 10-14-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 413
Posted By bmike-vt
Thank you everyone, was a wonderful time to chill...

Thank you everyone, was a wonderful time to chill and just enjoy the quiet. My Milky Way / night sky adventures / hike will have to wait for next year.

A few more:
...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-13-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 413
Posted By bmike-vt
MRP, ADKS trip, Fall 2018

I visited the MRP last week to have some quiet / chill out time as well as to hopefully spend some time behind the camera. I had planned a series of night hikes around the ADKs based on some planning...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-11-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By bmike-vt
This weekend I cleaned up the site I stayed at in...

This weekend I cleaned up the site I stayed at in MRP - full bag of garbage - bits of steak, sausage, half burnt food boxes, beer cans, cigarettes, some sort of cake like thing, eggs, wipes, paper...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-10-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By bmike-vt
MRP Owl

This fine creature flew over my head and stayed still long enough for me to take a portrait. Short lens, it was nearing dusk - Mitchell Ponds trail.

Barred Owl?
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-10-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By bmike-vt
Fall, Flowing

Hudson, just below Henderson Lake, from Tuesday morning.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1906/45172759992_ccc9be0ee9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bPLcKw)Hudson River, Fall, Adirondacks...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-09-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,591
Posted By bmike-vt
Was going slow and picking my way. Spent 2 nights...

Was going slow and picking my way. Spent 2 nights in the MRP and picked my way back to the end of the road at Squaw Lake.

Will be back to Cheney. Thanks to the nice gent in a mini Jeep thing that...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-09-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,591
Posted By bmike-vt
Wow for the Civic. I thought Iíd sneak down ther...

Wow for the Civic. I thought Iíd sneak down ther this morning in the CRV and smacked the bottom twice and turned around...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-21-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By bmike-vt
Regardless of material, if you are working hard...

Regardless of material, if you are working hard you will be wet from sweat. There only so much these jackets can let out.

I ride and hike / camp. I have had several Showers Pass jackets and have...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-13-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 21,083
Posted By bmike-vt
I’d love to see some examples as well. Education...

I’d love to see some examples as well. Education doesn’t work for driving (speed, text, phone, general dickishness), barely worked for smoking - took forever to make headway. Seems to have started...
Forum: Other Places 09-12-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By bmike-vt
Spruce Mountain Fire Tower - VT

Hiked for sunrise, was not disappointed...! Views to the White Mountains and Mount Washington in NH looking east, and Camel's Hump and Mount Mansfield looking west.
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-06-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,368
Posted By bmike-vt
That sounds far more interesting - but the...

That sounds far more interesting - but the reality is likely that you would
drink too much stale coffee staring at screens all day.

The big questions are:

Who is responsible for funding the...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-02-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,093
Posted By bmike-vt
Great report and pictures Zach! Always impressed...

Great report and pictures Zach! Always impressed with your human powered travels! Those town and route names always bring a smile - Iíve ridden from Burlington to Utica a few times and have explored...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-01-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,073
Posted By bmike-vt
Oh no! So sorry Justin. Pups really are...

Oh no! So sorry Justin. Pups really are humankindís best friend.
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 09-01-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,803
Posted By bmike-vt
Which would make pigpenís heart jumping pass...

Which would make pigpenís heart jumping pass illegal - especially into a blind corner.

But -

Really depends on the state - here in VT it is legal to cross a double yellow to pass a cyclist or...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 08-31-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,803
Posted By bmike-vt
Passing a cyclist, buggy, scooter, trooper,...

Passing a cyclist, buggy, scooter, trooper, moose, or construction equipment on a blind corner at speed where you need to avoid an oncoming truck is the definition of not understanding your...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-31-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,073
Posted By bmike-vt
Stuff sack or Ursack, with an Opsak on the...

Stuff sack or Ursack, with an Opsak on the inside, using a PCT method of hanging (I hang the Ursak). I use a dyna something line I bought at a local marine store. I have a tiny stuff sack on one end...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 08-31-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,803
Posted By bmike-vt
Sometimes riding 2 up is safer, forcing a driver...

Sometimes riding 2 up is safer, forcing a driver to actually pass with care, and itís actually easier - as the cyclists riding 2-3 across take up the same width as a slow moving vehicle (tractor,...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 08-30-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,803
Posted By bmike-vt
Always happens - on many many miles behind the...

Always happens - on many many miles behind the wheel and pedaling two wheels - seems that narrow lanes, bridges, turns are magnets for meeting...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 08-30-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,803
Posted By bmike-vt
It sounds like unsafe operation to me. Slow down,...

It sounds like unsafe operation to me. Slow down, pass when it is safe to do so.
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 08-30-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,803
Posted By bmike-vt
Drivers.... could use some common sense too....

Drivers.... could use some common sense too. Especially ones that might be coming around a curve that they canít see around...

Instead of passing cyclists on a curve you could wait for a view of...
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