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Forum: Trip Reports 05-02-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,178
Posted By gebbyfish
How cool is that that you got it back! :D

How cool is that that you got it back! :D
Forum: Trip Reports 02-21-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By gebbyfish
The Hillsound crampons have a bit more spike to...

The Hillsound crampons have a bit more spike to them and are a good halfway point between microspikes and full crampons. Don't beat yourself up too much on the lack of hot water. The heating and...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-13-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,235
Posted By gebbyfish
Was up there this weekend and there are some...

Was up there this weekend and there are some spots where you can get at moving water, but they may freeze over if it gets cold again, so you may be able to top off in the brook. Should be plenty of...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-16-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By gebbyfish
TT, Phelps or Big Slide are often suggested for...

TT, Phelps or Big Slide are often suggested for first time peaks. You can get the two most popular maps on line or at the ADK shops in Lake George or in Lake George. The ADK High Peaks map is nice...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-11-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,420
Posted By gebbyfish
Is your goal to get High Peaks?

Is your goal to get High Peaks?
Forum: ADKHighpeaks Foundation 11-05-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 51,722
Posted By gebbyfish
Ordered a copy yesterday!

Ordered a copy yesterday!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-02-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 986
Posted By gebbyfish
Good job everyone!

Good job everyone!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-02-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 878
Posted By gebbyfish
I "Ubered" two Canadian women from Chapel Pond...

I "Ubered" two Canadian women from Chapel Pond back to New Russia who had traversed over to RPR.....but it was called hitchhiking! ;)
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-31-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,606
Posted By gebbyfish
Apparently, there will be more to that story. ...

Apparently, there will be more to that story. There was apparently a functionally emergency satellite device(EPIRB) on the boat and they didn't trigger it because they "didn't think there lives were...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-31-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,606
Posted By gebbyfish
Much of our focus seems to be on the unprepared...

Much of our focus seems to be on the unprepared hikers that require rescue, which occupies a small percentage of the hordes of people who have descended upon the Adirondacks, but ignore the fact that...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-28-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,107
Posted By gebbyfish
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-28-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,343
Posted By gebbyfish
Marcy/Skylight/Gray, Cliff/Redfield,...

Marcy/Skylight/Gray, Cliff/Redfield, Phelps/Tabletop/Marcy, Whiteface/Esther, Giant/RPR, various permutations of the Lower Great Range, HABASA and plenty of camping at, around or after JBL and at...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-13-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,606
Posted By gebbyfish
Did you ever read anything about Pete Fish and...

Did you ever read anything about Pete Fish and how he used to interact with hikers to educate?

That's a good way to teach people how to be safe on the trail and intervene before a rescue is...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-12-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,606
Posted By gebbyfish
And I have one(NH Hike Safe Card). I wonder...

And I have one(NH Hike Safe Card).

I wonder if anyone has ever done the breakdown on what percentage Hike Safe Card owners make of hikers needing rescue in NH.

I think the real issue here is...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-12-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,606
Posted By gebbyfish
We've got people going out without even the...

We've got people going out without even the thought to have a map, but they are going to remember to buy a permit or a hike safe card? I'm totally for a permit system or a small fee going directly...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,187
Posted By gebbyfish
That is adorable! Apparently, there are...

That is adorable!

Apparently, there are limitations to what we are allowed to do, placed upon the steward program by the DEC.

For example, with any of the hikers who were working on their...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,187
Posted By gebbyfish
I think Ron Konowitz was there the whole weekend,...

I think Ron Konowitz was there the whole weekend, including Friday and posted on several of the Facebook groups. I think Saturday was a pretty busy day with hikers numbering around 550 or so. It...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2017, 05:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,187
Posted By gebbyfish
Handing out free maps worries me that they'll be...

Handing out free maps worries me that they'll be found on the trail as trash, as someone else alluded to earlier in the thread. One thing they have us offer to hikers are plastic "Leave No Trace"...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-10-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,187
Posted By gebbyfish
Is there some reason we shouldn't expect people...

Is there some reason we shouldn't expect people to maybe have a map, perhaps printed from the internet before they tackle a 46er? I do not agree that we should be handing out maps to hikers. If...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-03-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,294
Posted By gebbyfish
I thought I had heard that when they have down...

I thought I had heard that when they have down aerial surveys of the area around Lake Desolation they have identified 14 up there. I know when they find one down low in this area, they dart them and...
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