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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-11-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,304
Posted By jkauff73
We use Nolt's for deer processing. Haven't had a...

We use Nolt's for deer processing. Haven't had a bad experience.
Miller's is our go-to place for meat to cook over the fire when we are up there at our camp. Can't go wrong with their jerk steak...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-18-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,195
Posted By jkauff73
The incline doesn't concern me. I rode from...

The incline doesn't concern me. I rode from Jackson Hole to Boulder this summer. One climb alone was 4500 feet of elevation.
I am most interested in whether there is a legal spot to park in town. ...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-17-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,195
Posted By jkauff73
Is parking in town and riding a bike to the...

Is parking in town and riding a bike to the Garden an option?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-17-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,195
Posted By jkauff73
Looks dry through Saturday. Would most likely do...

Looks dry through Saturday. Would most likely do another hike if that changes.
What time did you get to the Garden lot on Saturday morning?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-17-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,195
Posted By jkauff73
I'm thinking of doing this on Saturday. Any...

I'm thinking of doing this on Saturday. Any other advice in addition to not leaving the slide too early?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,231
Posted By jkauff73
As others have said, the weather and conditions...

As others have said, the weather and conditions are a crap shoot at that time of year. I hiked the Santanoni Range last year in the middle of November. There had already been significant snowfall...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 05-08-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,009
Posted By jkauff73
I second the opinion about Eddie's version of...

I second the opinion about Eddie's version of bologna being better. If you head to Croghan stop at Wishy's for ice cream.
If you need any other advice about the Lowville/Croghan area, feel free to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-28-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,133
Posted By jkauff73
I second the Pack suggestion. We have one. It's...

I second the Pack suggestion. We have one. It's great on the water and easy to load and unload with 1 person.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-10-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,047
Posted By jkauff73
Living in Lake Placid area

Since there's no "Living in the Adirondacks" section I chose the General area for this topic.
My family has been enjoying the Adirondacks for the past 8 or 9 years. We've spent time hiking,...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 12-09-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,702
Posted By jkauff73
Let me start off by saying that I can't speak to...

Let me start off by saying that I can't speak to the quality of skiing at Gore. And my only experience in Lake George is a long weekend trip this summer. We had a great time there and plan to go...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-05-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,512
Posted By jkauff73
Adirondack.net has a list of the 46 with...

Adirondack.net has a list of the 46 with information about each hike. The one column is "Ascent of Climb". The greatest ascent listed is Skylight. What data are they using to make this...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-14-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,993
Posted By jkauff73
High Peaks Information Center rents them. ...

High Peaks Information Center rents them. Several years ago, the fee was $10/day.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-26-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,446
Posted By jkauff73
My daughter doesn't hold the record but proud of...

My daughter doesn't hold the record but proud of her nonetheless. She was a couple months shy of 7 when she summited Giant.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-26-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,333
Posted By jkauff73
I'm glad you had a successful hike. I...

I'm glad you had a successful hike.
I understand the pain you felt coming down. Based on input from this forum, I just bought a pair of poles to see if that helps. I also take Ibuprofen when I first...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-23-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,333
Posted By jkauff73
Welcome to the forum. This is a great place to...

Welcome to the forum. This is a great place to ask questions and learn more about adventures in the park.

Giant was my first High Peak. I loved the experience and the views from the summit were...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-26-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,857
Posted By jkauff73
The ADK Mountain Club has a website with a...

The ADK Mountain Club has a website with a calendar of trips. You can find High Peaks trips on there.

http://www.trumba.com/calendar/adirondackmountainclub
Forum: Other Places 08-23-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 518
Posted By jkauff73
Raccoon Creek State Park

In a previous post, I sought input on food storage for my first overnight hike. Over the weekend, my 13 year old son and I were able to accomplish this first.

We headed to Raccoon Creek State...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-17-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,752
Posted By jkauff73
The trail is easy to follow, the length is short...

The trail is easy to follow, the length is short (compared to other High Peaks), its not very rugged, and the views are very good.
If that's how you would define a great experience, then Cascade is...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 08-11-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,038
Posted By jkauff73
Thanks for the feedback everyone. In light of the...

Thanks for the feedback everyone. In light of the fact I will need a bear canister at some point, I plan to buy one for this first overnight. The point of the trip is to eventually be ready for an...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 08-09-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,038
Posted By jkauff73
Overnight Backpacking

I'm slowly obtaining the gear and experience I will need to do overnight High Peaks trips. I'm planning my first overnight trip at a state park in PA. The park has no regulations on food storage. ...
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