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Forum: Other Places 11-20-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By montcalm
This is what I was going to recommend, although...

This is what I was going to recommend, although I've never stayed there. I drove in one afternoon and decided to go elsewhere but it was summer, and I had more options.

As I recall it was a...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-20-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 471
Posted By montcalm
If you like the Swift, don't overthink it. It's...

If you like the Swift, don't overthink it. It's a nice boat. I tried one and it seemed very fast and seaworthy. They have excellent build quality as well.

PBW are nice, but sometimes for people...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-19-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,616
Posted By montcalm
Did you find that plow?

Did you find that plow?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-17-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,931
Posted By montcalm
Humans want, mountains and areas of land do not. ...

Humans want, mountains and areas of land do not.

I stated it's "what the High Peaks want" when if fact it was a shortcut and a play to say it's really what we (NYS and special interest groups...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-15-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,931
Posted By montcalm
Of course they don't, that's what you call...

Of course they don't, that's what you call anthropomorphization. It's what the people of NYS want, ultimately. And until an amendment is drafted and passed to change the High peaks to something...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-15-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,931
Posted By montcalm
As long as the High Peaks wants to call itself...

As long as the High Peaks wants to call itself Wilderness, this should be a non-discussion.

\end thread
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 11-13-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By montcalm
Hey, thanks for that map link! I wouldn't...

Hey, thanks for that map link!

I wouldn't want to build on wetland anyway, even if it were legal :p

And yes, I'm aware of the blue line restrictions. I don't know if I want a septic right...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 11-13-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By montcalm
I have no plans to use an agent and I have been...

I have no plans to use an agent and I have been looking for quite some time. Where you bought is on my radar as well but I know that area better.

I have no interest in waterfront, just a quiet 4...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 11-13-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By montcalm
Port Leyden/Lyonsdale area

Looking for some information regarding this area specifically Mooser River Rd area and a bit north.

Interested in land in this area for a ski cabin mostly to visit Snow Ridge, McCauley, Lesser...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-06-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By montcalm
Cool trip. Not much of a peakbagger but I'd like...

Cool trip. Not much of a peakbagger but I'd like to check out Beaver Pond Peak by your description.

So you started off of Indian Lake Road down near the Sly Pond Trail?

How is the condition of...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-05-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,931
Posted By montcalm
Does this mean I have to leave my massager at...

Does this mean I have to leave my massager at home as well?

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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-01-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 925
Posted By montcalm
More often than not those beaver flooded areas...

More often than not those beaver flooded areas are frozen solid during the ski season and present zero challenge.

Glad you got out and had a good trip, FWIW, pretty much all of St. Regis canoe...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-31-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,443
Posted By montcalm
https://i.imgur.com/8dZZTx6.gif

https://i.imgur.com/8dZZTx6.gif
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-26-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 925
Posted By montcalm
Another perspective: I've been to Fish pond...

Another perspective:

I've been to Fish pond every way there is and I actually think going through Mud pond is the easiest. Not sure what is so bad about it? The muck after Mud to Fish? Not the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-15-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,005
Posted By montcalm
Golden Beach has a number of sites that are...

Golden Beach has a number of sites that are accessible right off of Rte 28. I'd assume those would be okay in the off season.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 10-14-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 773
Posted By montcalm
Tuna pouches. Easy to pack in and out and have a...

Tuna pouches. Easy to pack in and out and have a great boost of protein for any dish, pasta especially. You can get chicken ones but I find them kind of disgusting, the tuna is just like canned...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 10-13-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By montcalm
I haven't skied that trail myself, but I'll say...

I haven't skied that trail myself, but I'll say this: If you aren't a good skier, certain hiking trails can be a real chore even without a pack. With extra weight up high, you can be certain of...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-11-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,005
Posted By montcalm
I can tell you for sure I have camped at...

I can tell you for sure I have camped at campgrounds in the fall after they have closed along with many others and never had an issue despite rangers patrolling the area. These were places like I...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-11-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,005
Posted By montcalm
Due to the nature of places like Forked Lake (and...

Due to the nature of places like Forked Lake (and Saranac Lake and Indian Lake), I don't see how they could tell you no.

I know many gates to these facilities remain open in the winter for access...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-30-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By montcalm
There are a couple options there. You can...

There are a couple options there.

You can take your chances and park on the side of the road near where the trail starts. I've done so and seen it done multiple times. I wouldn't do this for an...
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