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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 04:13 PM
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Posted By AvalanchePass
Cold this w/e

We try to come down the w/e after Columbus Day and have had very pleasant conditions the past 2 years.

Not so much for Saturday. Couldn't find a mountain forecast for Macomb (4,390 ft) but the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-28-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,559
Posted By AvalanchePass
I seem to recall signage reflecting this last...

I seem to recall signage reflecting this last year ...

However, when we hiked it Mon May 21st this year the signs simply said no parking between 4 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Monday. No indication...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-17-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,431
Posted By AvalanchePass
Really appreciate the replies. You guys are...

Really appreciate the replies. You guys are great.

Hurricane on Saturday (really looking forward to this one)
Poke-o-Moonshine on Sunday
Haystack (6er) on Monday

Have a great w/e,
AP
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-17-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,431
Posted By AvalanchePass
Thanks for the bug report. Hopefully they hold...

Thanks for the bug report. Hopefully they hold off but we'll come prepared.

"aspect is as important, if not more important, than elevation"

OK, we have 5 hikes under consideration:
Haystack...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-16-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,431
Posted By AvalanchePass
Thanks so much for the detailed reply. We're...

Thanks so much for the detailed reply.

We're staying at local accommodations so we'll be doing day hikes. Should have mentioned that in the OP.

Right now the plan is to do Rooster Comb on...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-12-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,431
Posted By AvalanchePass
High Peak May 19 - 21?

Well, spring is here which means y'all get to start answering my questions again. :D

We have our 2nd annual post-ice / pre-bugs / pre-crowds visit planned for May 19 - 21.

With winter holding...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-12-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,559
Posted By AvalanchePass
Great news, thanks for sharing. Trail is...

Great news, thanks for sharing.

Trail is closed between 4 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Monday (https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1a10418).

Great little trail to test the...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 12-19-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,430
Posted By AvalanchePass
Thanks to your previous recommendation, I've been...

Thanks to your previous recommendation, I've been using this for a while. Need to check out the routing functionality.

What's the primary benefit of the Pro version?

Thinking out loud here, I...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-31-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,876
Posted By AvalanchePass
My son was a late reader. Phenomenal, other...

My son was a late reader. Phenomenal, other worldly, off the charts memory pre-literacy. Post-literacy it has noticeably faded.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-27-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,876
Posted By AvalanchePass
Lots of conjecture in this thread. I think...

Lots of conjecture in this thread.

I think there's agreement on a couple of things.


If the primary function of a ranger is SAR then that's an issue. There needs to be enough funding so that...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-26-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,627
Posted By AvalanchePass
tenderfoot, Thanks for detailed list. Maybe...

tenderfoot,

Thanks for detailed list. Maybe consider posting in the gear checklist sticky (http://www.adkforum.com/showthread.php?t=63). Think it would be helpful for newbs like myself.

We do...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-26-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,627
Posted By AvalanchePass
TB & MTV, Thanks, we plan to come down mid...

TB & MTV,

Thanks, we plan to come down mid May with tentative plans for a HP. Something @ lower elevation as a backup.

Mothers Day 2018 = May 13. Memorial Day 2018 = May 28.

I think we'll...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-25-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,876
Posted By AvalanchePass
I don't believe this premise that more hikers per...

I don't believe this premise that more hikers per capita are entering the words unprepared has been substantiated.

As Neil has posted a couple of times in this thread, this has been going on for a...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-25-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,627
Posted By AvalanchePass
Thanks again. OK, so mid May at elevation is...

Thanks again.

OK, so mid May at elevation is more sketchy than I realized.

We don't have gaiters/spikes. Fairly new to this. We've been accumulating gear. Boots, packs, water purification,...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-24-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,627
Posted By AvalanchePass
Thanks, just what I was looking for. If we...

Thanks, just what I was looking for.

If we move the Colden / Avalanche Pass hike to later in the year is one of the other hikes a better candidate for May?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-24-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,627
Posted By AvalanchePass
Need input planning next years HP hikes please

Hi,

Trying to get my head around some hiking next year.

Other priorities for holidays, so we're not going to get our week in the Adirondacks.

So looking at just 3 w/e trips:

Mother's day...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-23-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By AvalanchePass
That section of trail up LWJ is steep. As we...

That section of trail up LWJ is steep.

As we exited Bennies Brook Slide toward the trail I looked at the headwall and the summit beyond and realized the trail was going to need to gain some...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-18-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,337
Posted By AvalanchePass
Yes, still there. We went in to use the...

Yes, still there.

We went in to use the outhouse and didn't see it immediately. Followed the path (marked with campsite disc) out to the campsite figuring it might be that way. Didn't find the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-18-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,337
Posted By AvalanchePass
These weren't at the lean-to. I'm guessing...

These weren't at the lean-to.

I'm guessing here but maybe about a quarter mile from the lean-to down Wolfjaw trail towards Southside.

At least two sites ...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-18-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,337
Posted By AvalanchePass
Link in post 9 shows route from legal parking to...

Link in post 9 shows route from legal parking to trail head.

Hopefully you'll get a parking spot at The Garden.
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