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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-06-2017, 11:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,547
Posted By jtcohen1964
Question about Blue Connector trail at top of Johns Brook Valley

I am writing to see if anyone can tell me something about the Blue trail that connects the Phelps trail at the top of the Johns Brook valley to the Yellow trail that heads to the top of Haystack. ...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-10-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,412
Posted By jtcohen1964
Fantastic photos! They bring back a lot of...

Fantastic photos! They bring back a lot of memories from when we did the NPT in 2009 (in 13 days) - albeit with some big and small changes to the trail, and some things that I didn't notice when we...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-28-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,196
Posted By jtcohen1964
Some of my favorite day hikes have been out of...

Some of my favorite day hikes have been out of the Keene Valley area. (1) From St. Huberts, hike over Dial, up Nippletop, and then return via Elk Pass. (2) From the Garden, hike towards Johns Brook...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-15-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,375
Posted By jtcohen1964
Cliff Mountain approach...

Take a look at this thread for information on the best approach (http://www.adkforum.com/showthread.php?t=16916). Short answer - I believe the Upper Works approach is somewhat easier because...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-02-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,625
Posted By jtcohen1964
We are just back from our travels, which included...

We are just back from our travels, which included hiking Allen on Saturday, August 24. We likewise found that the slide can be mostly avoided by heading up the left side and ducking into the woods...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-07-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 927
Posted By jtcohen1964
Question Allen trail head parking on weekends?

If I arrive at the Allen trailhead in the afternoon on a nice weekend day in August, what is the probability that the lot will be full? I presume that during a weekday, parking would be no problem...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-31-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,625
Posted By jtcohen1964
Thanks to everyone for your replies. This...

Thanks to everyone for your replies. This information is extremely helpful, especially the picture of the slide and the pointers on how to best negotiate it.

This will (hopefully) be my second...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-29-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,625
Posted By jtcohen1964
Question Advice for Allen slide...

I am planning to hike Allen in August and would like to get some information and advice on dealing with the slide. From what I understand, both the brook and slide have rock surfaces covered in red...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-12-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,426
Posted By jtcohen1964
Perfect. This forum is so helpful. Thank you...

Perfect. This forum is so helpful. Thank you again for the information.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-12-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,426
Posted By jtcohen1964
Thanks to rdl and snav3 for the responses (and...

Thanks to rdl and snav3 for the responses (and the photo!). Just to be clear - rdl, when you say "the Cliff/Redfield herd path is directly opposite the trail leading to Uphill lean-to", I envision...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-11-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,426
Posted By jtcohen1964
Where is start of Cliff herd path?

I plan to hike Cliff in the coming weeks and have been reviewing the trail guide books. I am confused about where precisely the beginning of the herd path for Cliff is if we start near Uphill...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-22-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 84,859
Posted By jtcohen1964
At 29 on my second time around...

I climbed all 46 with my father between 1967 and 1982. I started hiking them again with my wife and kids around 10-12 years ago (the kids are now high school sophomores). We live in the Boston...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-09-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,835
Posted By jtcohen1964
Best base camp/approach for Redfield/Cliff?

I am planning to climb Cliff, Redfield, Skylight, and Gray this summer with my two teenagers and my wife. We are of modest ability (e.g., climbing the Santanoni Range from Bradley Pond was an...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 09-04-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,127
Posted By jtcohen1964
Water Obstacles on the NPT...

We just completed the NPT (four of us, including my wife, 13 year-old son, and 72 year-old father), starting in Upper Benson on Saturday 8/22, and finishing in Lake Placid on Thursday 9/3. It was a...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 09-04-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,349
Posted By jtcohen1964
McCane's Reroute *is* open

We traveled the reroute on Friday, August 28. It is open, with all sign postings and markings complete. The trail was a real pleasure. The crew that worked on it deserves our appreciation.

As...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 05-28-2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,833
Posted By jtcohen1964
DEC states that the area around Cold River is...

DEC states that the area around Cold River is open again. Their web site (http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/9198.html) states:
DEC crews have opened the Northville Placid Trail in the section around...
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