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 42
Search took 0.07 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Silverback
Forum: Trip Reports 10-18-2007, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,320
Posted By Silverback
Beautiful pics! Couchie looks so harmless...

Beautiful pics!

Couchie looks so harmless and serene.

How could anyone not want to climb her.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-12-2007, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,136
Posted By Silverback
Congrats on successfully "surviving" your quest....

Congrats on successfully "surviving" your quest. I look forward to the trip report.

So, what's next?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-26-2007, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,136
Posted By Silverback
"I'm not sure if you were just making a point...

"I'm not sure if you were just making a point regarding public/private lands or expressing disappointment that I have chosen to stay at a campground. In case it was the latter, I apologize for not...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-26-2007, 01:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,529
Posted By Silverback
If you are spending two nights out there, then it...

If you are spending two nights out there, then it makes sense to camp near flowed lands (make sure you have a bear canister), especially if you are driving in that day from 6 hours away. The hike to...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-25-2007, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,136
Posted By Silverback
I hope I understood the question correctly. If...

I hope I understood the question correctly. If staying at Heart Lake, bear canisters would not be required. If day-hiking, they are not required. They are,as Willie pointed out, required in the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-25-2007, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,529
Posted By Silverback
Stopping at the Flowed Lands and doing Marshall...

Stopping at the Flowed Lands and doing Marshall is MUCH easier than Skylight and Gray. The Marshall trail is easy to follow and generally follows the brook. Some views are to be had on the way up,...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-25-2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,136
Posted By Silverback
Welcome to our addiction! The ADK LOj...

Welcome to our addiction!

The ADK LOj campground is a nice jump off point and not a bad place to stay. I think the shower/bathroom facilities are a bit short for the size of the grounds, but they...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-15-2004, 03:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,221
Posted By Silverback
Yep. I hope to date 'em all!

Yep. I hope to date 'em all!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-15-2004, 02:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,221
Posted By Silverback
Because I have a deep, unqualified love for those...

Because I have a deep, unqualified love for those mountains, and it wouldn't be fair to leave one of my loved ones ignored.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-30-2004, 12:33 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,985
Posted By Silverback
[QUOTE=Kevin]Silverback and anyone else...

[QUOTE=Kevin]Silverback and anyone else commenting on my 'old' people post -- I think I've already explained that anyone engaged in this conversation is a poor example of what I'm talking about. To...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-30-2004, 11:01 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,985
Posted By Silverback
You see, I've learned something today!

First of all I agree with all of those whose philosophy is to "hike your own hike". As long as Cave Dog or anyone else is doing no harm to the environment, or foolishly risking their lives/limbs (so...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-29-2004, 06:01 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,985
Posted By Silverback
Neil, I'd join you in a heartbeat, except I have...

Neil, I'd join you in a heartbeat, except I have this vision of slipping on that nasty red-stuff and shattering my 50 year-old knee on the mountainside.

BTW, I didn't think it was that dull a...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-26-2004, 09:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,816
Posted By Silverback
Just 4 left. Santannoni, Couchie, Panther,...

Just 4 left.

Santannoni, Couchie, Panther, and Big Slide (for last)

Next June Maybe. Love to do some winter hiking, but I lack the opportunity and companionship, plus my winter experience is...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-20-2004, 09:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,816
Posted By Silverback
Oh yeah, I'm good for it. If by "caviar" you mean...

Oh yeah, I'm good for it. If by "caviar" you mean M&Ms, "Dom Perignon", you mean Ripple and by "suckling pig" you mean pork rinds. Believe me if I could afford it, I would if it meant having all you...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-19-2004, 12:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,816
Posted By Silverback
Six to go

Agonizing close, but I may have to wait until next year to visit them all.

Couchie
Santanoni
Panther
Saddleback
Basin
Big Slide (saving for last in the hopes that some of my "hiking...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-09-2004, 09:59 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 40,591
Posted By Silverback
I'm up to 40 now, with the Santas, Basin,...

I'm up to 40 now, with the Santas, Basin, Saddleback and Big Slide left.

Laurie, I would climb Algonquin ten times a year if I could. I love that mountain. Makes perfect sense to reclimb it! I'll...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-30-2004, 12:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,923
Posted By Silverback
I have done Dix's north slide. Just go up on a...

I have done Dix's north slide. Just go up on a dry day. Like all slides, it can get slick and there are some spots where that can create a problem. I wouldn't go down that sucker, but it gives great...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-23-2004, 03:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,303
Posted By Silverback
I caught a duck on Long Lake. Dove in and took my...

I caught a duck on Long Lake. Dove in and took my bait. Cut the line. We were staying at Camp Hilary where Dixie LeBlanc (?) was the proprietor and local wildlife rehabilitator. The next day, while...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-18-2004, 03:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,816
Posted By Silverback
Eleven left Sawteeth Basin Saddleback ...

Eleven left

Sawteeth
Basin
Saddleback
Gothics
Armstrong
Upper Wolfjaw
Lower Wolfjaw
Santanoni
Forum: Trip Reports 06-14-2004, 08:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,065
Posted By Silverback
There are some camping areas a few miles in from...

There are some camping areas a few miles in from rte 73 on the South Fork of the Bouquet near the East Dix base. I think that might be the best choice. The slide climb is quick and fun and the...
Showing results 1 to 20 of 42

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:34 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, 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.