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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-02-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,656
Posted By AntlerPerak
Hiking in Old Age

Here is an inspiring and sad story all in one.

http://poststar.com/news/local/article_f8ae813c-742b-11e0-a679-001cc4c03286.html
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-12-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,675
Posted By AntlerPerak
That moose Pond to the Horse Trail was an old...

That moose Pond to the Horse Trail was an old road at one time. The only difficulty we encountered was the streams were unbridged. Possible issue during high water. Once reaching the Horse Trail from...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-16-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,053
Posted By AntlerPerak
I doubt it. Where they were they gained 1,000...

I doubt it. Where they were they gained 1,000 feet. @500 per mile that must have been quite a tug/pull. About a quarter mile ahead of them the trail turned into slabs of broken rock just before a...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-16-2010, 12:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,053
Posted By AntlerPerak
I Still Have Not Seen It All

Having done the 115, N-P Trail, NE AT the 46 three times each with many ADK peaks 10 or more times each. I thought I have seen about everything zany people do. Yesterday this scene may have been the...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-22-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,871
Posted By AntlerPerak
The dike is very doable. It is a serious...

The dike is very doable. It is a serious undertaking but as long as you pay attention it is an amazing adventure. Sometime ago, back in the eighties, my hiking buddy finished the 46 with a climb of...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-22-2010, 02:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,297
Posted By AntlerPerak
Check Map quest or google. There is a paved road...

Check Map quest or google. There is a paved road off of rte 28 east of Indian Lake. Chamberlain Road if I remember correctly. It goes south then when Chamberlain Rd turns left you will see Fred Gay...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-16-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,373
Posted By AntlerPerak
DSettahr Nice report I did pretty much the...

DSettahr

Nice report I did pretty much the same route you took several years ago. On day one we followed your route to Cat Mt. After climbing Cat we pushed to Cowhorn Pond. Nice LT at the time but...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-31-2009, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,133
Posted By AntlerPerak
Here is another story in today's Seattle PI that...

Here is another story in today's Seattle PI that discusses more land issues with the scouts. You could say the driving factor is...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-28-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,291
Posted By AntlerPerak
They are rare, I have seen only three standing in...

They are rare, I have seen only three standing in the Cascades. Another totally destroyed on the PCT in the Goat rocks Wilderness. Though I understand there are a few on the Wonderland Trail at Mt....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-03-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,822
Posted By AntlerPerak
jeClose, I'll drift a bit here to address your...

jeClose, I'll drift a bit here to address your question though I do not know the editors. I had written quite a few articles and photo assignments for Peeks a number of years ago. It was primarily...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-01-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,692
Posted By AntlerPerak
As others said, it is really too subjective to...

As others said, it is really too subjective to get a realistic ranking. Under the right conditions a hard hike can seem easier than an easy one where everything went wrong. Try some map work and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-23-2008, 03:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,692
Posted By AntlerPerak
Hey Bill I have that book it sits on my shelf...

Hey Bill I have that book it sits on my shelf here in western Washington. A few neighbors have looked at it, shook their heads and said "we thought NY was paved". Seriously one guy did say that...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-24-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,072
Posted By AntlerPerak
Policy and attitudes change over time. I offer...

Policy and attitudes change over time. I offer that truism to qualify my experience. For seven years I maintained a lean-to through the ADK club's program. Had to give it up about 2000. Things change...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-19-2008, 11:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,477
Posted By AntlerPerak
The terms, easy, moderate, difficult can be...

The terms, easy, moderate, difficult can be subjective as these descriptions have different meanings to different people. Typically easy is a round trip under five miles with less than 500 feet of...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-16-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,001
Posted By AntlerPerak
Wildriver, in the winter I can see how that trail...

Wildriver, in the winter I can see how that trail would be attractive it is a beautiful area. We used that section of trail on a Columbus Day weekend to exit Duck Hole because after three days of...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-01-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,380
Posted By AntlerPerak
All depends on what line you take. We whacked up...

All depends on what line you take. We whacked up a number of years ago. Followed the first ridge that descended to the stream above Bouquet lean-to. Open hardwood to about a hundred feet below the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-24-2008, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,776
Posted By AntlerPerak
I second the idea of renting a lean-to at JBL....

I second the idea of renting a lean-to at JBL. All three were well kept and private and not seen from each other. It does not matter which one you get though most people prefer one over another, just...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-24-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,046
Posted By AntlerPerak
Your planned route would be a bit longer but it...

Your planned route would be a bit longer but it may be easier going. Many people find it disconcerting to descend slides and the Macomb slide is one of loose rock which may add to the discomfort,...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-21-2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,951
Posted By AntlerPerak
Nice pics, I camped there once many years ago....

Nice pics, I camped there once many years ago. Much nicer location than the lean-to on the other side of the lake.
Forum: Trip Reports 07-18-2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,010
Posted By AntlerPerak
Yvon, after thirty years of hiking every corner...

Yvon, after thirty years of hiking every corner of the Adirondacks and an extensive potion of New England I retired to the northwest. A much more milder climate and far less expensive than northeast...
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