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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-13-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,477
Posted By tgoodwin
"Lecco's journal, day 1: Not sure which way to go...

"Lecco's journal, day 1: Not sure which way to go on this river. Down to half a liter of water. There's no other choice. I'll have to start drinking my own urine."

Amazing that some people are so...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-29-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By tgoodwin
Here is a report from yesterday. Too bad about...

Here is a report from yesterday. Too bad about the apparent continued plowing. http://www.jackrabbittrail.org/conditions.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-19-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 574
Posted By tgoodwin
Rocks on Skylight

Since the Sixth Edition of the ADK's High Peaks Guide (published in 1957), there has been the statement, "Legend states that if a climber fails to carry a rock from timberline ... it will surely...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,922
Posted By tgoodwin
Yes, beavers are very busy and will often react...

Yes, beavers are very busy and will often react to a breached dam by rebuilding it even higher that it was before. The only permanent solution is to either find some higher ground and reroute the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-04-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,223
Posted By tgoodwin
Years ago a group I was with had an encounter...

Years ago a group I was with had an encounter with a saw-whet owl. Therefore four of us descending Pyramid at a pretty good clip (our knees were younger then) when the person in the lead came to an...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-07-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By tgoodwin
The section of the High Peaks Wilderness along...

The section of the High Peaks Wilderness along Long Lake and the Raquette River is a separate zone for the "Adirondack Canoe Route". Campfires are permitted even though those campsites are heavily...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-24-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,065
Posted By tgoodwin
The "almost 46-R" died at the base of the...

The "almost 46-R" died at the base of the Saddleback scramble. The death on Gothics was a winter climber who died of a heart attack.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-24-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,141
Posted By tgoodwin
Yes, it is definitely legal to walk on that rail...

Yes, it is definitely legal to walk on that rail corridor as it is state property and is definitely used for recreational activities during the winter. No need to worry about any rail traffic as the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-03-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 756
Posted By tgoodwin
Found: Garmin Activity tracker

Found on Gothics on Sunday a green Garmin "Vivotaki(?) Activity Tracker. Brought down and left on to of the register at the AMR gate. If it is yours, PM me and if necessary I will send it to you.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-30-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,701
Posted By tgoodwin
Second try at a link to the sign. ...

Second try at a link to the sign.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wmGuHQjMZLeG7jYEjTMRNK9BybdWJYyH/view?usp=sharing
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-30-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,701
Posted By tgoodwin
There is finally a sign at the highway stating...

There is finally a sign at the highway stating the current situation In my view not the best way a sign could have been made, but here is a photo of that sign....
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-28-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,701
Posted By tgoodwin
I have told the Supervisor of the Town of Keene...

I have told the Supervisor of the Town of Keene that the signage at Owls Head is currently inadequate to alert potential hikers to this year's reality. I drove by on the highway today and noticed a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-21-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 816
Posted By tgoodwin
Indian Head - Too Much of a "Thing"?

In the past few years, photos of the view from Indian Head on sites like this one have drawn many, many visitors to this location. Some have made videos of elaborate yoga poses. “Adirondack Life”...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-19-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By tgoodwin
You are probably right that the point known as...

You are probably right that the point known as "Rocky Peak" was named first. Looking p from the valley between Elizabethtown and New Russia, that appears to be the highest point.
The same thing...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-10-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,265
Posted By tgoodwin
TB: Juliet Brook is a local appellation, named...

TB: Juliet Brook is a local appellation, named after a Juliet Gibson whose family owned much of its length years ago. I have added that name to the current High Peaks Trail Guide, so maybe in the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-10-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,265
Posted By tgoodwin
TB; Yes, the trail will have to swing way to...

TB;
Yes, the trail will have to swing way to the west and actually past the western boundary because at the western boundary the banks on both sides of the brook are very steep. By going 3-400...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-09-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,265
Posted By tgoodwin
Porter Mt. from Garden Trail closed

A few weeks ago I was able to share some good news that Owls Head in Keene would again be open to hikers mid-week as it was last year. *Unfortunately, I must now report that the one private landowner...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-11-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 939
Posted By tgoodwin
That trail from Shattuck Clearing to Newcomb Lake...

That trail from Shattuck Clearing to Newcomb Lake and the one along the east side of the Cold River toward Duck Hole have not received much maintenance recently. Some have likened them to herd...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-10-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,701
Posted By tgoodwin
Yes, on weekends one can neither drive in nor use...

Yes, on weekends one can neither drive in nor use the trail. On weekdays, one must still park near the road, but the trail is open.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-10-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,701
Posted By tgoodwin
Owls head Mt. - Keene - Update

The landowners on the approach to Owls Head have apparently decided that last year's weekday only access was manageable and have decided to continue that policy this year.

We will continue to...
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