Adirondack Forum  
Rules Membership Donations and Online Store Adkhighpeaks Foundation ADKhighpeaks Forums ADKhighpeaks Wiki Disclaimer

Go Back   Adirondack Forum > Search Forums
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 20 of 200
Search took 0.10 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: tgoodwin
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 314
Posted By tgoodwin
The two campsites on that trail are below the...

The two campsites on that trail are below the lean-to. When the lean-to was being moved, an initial plan was to have a campsite across the trail from the former lean-to site. That campsite was...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 10-17-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
Posted By tgoodwin
Tha canister on Iroquois may have been removed...

Tha canister on Iroquois may have been removed when, at the request of Ed Ketchledge I believe, a bypass trail was constructed around the bog located not far from the Algonquin trail. When I first...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-16-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By tgoodwin
I have tried all of the above suggestions...

I have tried all of the above suggestions already. Yes, probably the number of requested changes has increased since 2014, or because it was in such a "civilized area" your change got more...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-15-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By tgoodwin
Angry Google Map Driving Directions Problems

A few years ago, there was a post on one of these forums titled "All Online Maps Suck". And when it comes to the driving directions associated with a Google Map search for destinations such as...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,916
Posted By tgoodwin
I will first of all weigh in with my opposition...

I will first of all weigh in with my opposition to handing out maps at trailheads. One there is the perception that such maps area available, any incentive to plan ahead will disappear.

I do like...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,916
Posted By tgoodwin
Answering some of AP's specific questions: ...

Answering some of AP's specific questions:

The Pitchoff approach did use ski trails rather than the road as had been stated in the original DEC press release. Apparently the DEC learned that,...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-06-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,916
Posted By tgoodwin
I walked the route yesterday with a wheel and...

I walked the route yesterday with a wheel and came out only 0.1 mi. longer than the posted 4.3 mi., so no problem there. As for TB's map, there is now a new piece of trail that has been cut just off...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-05-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By tgoodwin
Battery found

I can now report that the battery has surfaced. I have to now admit that it did make it home, but ended up in an unlikely spot under material for our new boiler installation. I thank everyone for...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-03-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,532
Posted By tgoodwin
From the report, it appears that no work has been...

From the report, it appears that no work has been done in the past year , as i hiked it just about one year ago. At the time, I did correspond with the DEC Forester in charge of the project and...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-03-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By tgoodwin
A recent state acquisition now extends the state...

A recent state acquisition now extends the state land to the crest of the Colvin Range at just 3.3 mi. from the TH.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-03-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By tgoodwin
Lost Battery for Cordless Drill

On Sunday, I hiked up and replaced two rungs on the higher of the two Colvin ladders. I took two batteries just in caseI needed that much power to drill the holes, but only came back with one. So,...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-28-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,916
Posted By tgoodwin
Agreed that this is an amateurish way of...

Agreed that this is an amateurish way of notifying the hiking public. Additionally, the map labels the current hiking trail up to the junction with the new access as "PITCHOFF Mt. Trail Reroute."
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-11-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 780
Posted By tgoodwin
The concrete structure and the metal tank were...

The concrete structure and the metal tank were both part of what was to be a seasonal water supply for the houses that the developer hoped to build up there. Development has happened slowly with...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-11-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By tgoodwin
Interesting discovery of that old sign. It...

Interesting discovery of that old sign. It wasn't until 1936 or so that the road through Chapel Pond Pass was upgraded from a one-lane dirt road to something approximating the current highway. That...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-10-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 780
Posted By tgoodwin
None of of those maps is entirely accurate. ...

None of of those maps is entirely accurate. Google and OSM have most of the roads correct, but the names don't match up with the signs posted on the roads. Bing had the names more or less right,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-07-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 780
Posted By tgoodwin
It is not the DEC that is trying to discourage...

It is not the DEC that is trying to discourage people visiting the falls- it is Mother Nature. Over the years, successive floods made the trek up along the brook from the original junction...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-21-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By tgoodwin
It's not ideal, but if the AMR lot is full one...

It's not ideal, but if the AMR lot is full one can park on Rt. 73. Be sure to get fully off the paved 4' shoulder, but it only adds a few yards of walking.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-16-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 920
Posted By tgoodwin
Yes, there is a Barringer brake in the area on...

Yes, there is a Barringer brake in the area on the higher slopes of the south face of Seymour. It has been found by Sharpe Swan and Ed Bunk many years ago. If I can find Shapre's write-up of that...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-12-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By tgoodwin
I am quite sure there was never more than a drill...

I am quite sure there was never more than a drill hole that held a flag on the summit. Thus no missing benchmark.

And I will repeat what I have said elsewhere, "These are bench marks and not...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-31-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,206
Posted By tgoodwin
Interesting discussion. Glad that it has been...

Interesting discussion. Glad that it has been noted that many other rural areas are also struggling. North Hudson started as a logging town plus catering to those traveling north/south on the...
Showing results 1 to 20 of 200

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:55 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

DISCLAIMER: Use of these forums, and information found herein, is at your own risk. Use of this site by members and non-members alike is only granted by the adkhighpeak.com administration provided the terms and conditions found in the FULL DISCLAIMER have been read. Continued use of this site implies that you have read, understood and agree to the terms and conditions of this site. Any questions can be directed to the Administrator of this site.