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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-21-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By SpencerVT
I just don't appreciate nor like the...

I just don't appreciate nor like the fear-mongering writing style here:

"Black bears rarely attack. But here’s the thing. Sometimes they do. All bears are agile, cunning, and immensely strong, and...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-13-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By SpencerVT
Behold, the worst route up Lost Pond + Hoffman and Texas Ridge last weekend

My wife and I climbed Hoffman and Texas Ridge Saturday. The hike was so insanely long; in fact, the hike is probably still going on.
It was longer than the Rolling Stones' career. Longer than any...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-05-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By SpencerVT
Not having canisters or signs at the summits in the Adirondack makes no sense

In light of the fact that the Lake Placid ski jumps have more invasive effect into the landscape literally and visually than the aggregate effect of 5000 canisters and summit signs.
Just saying.
...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-25-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By SpencerVT
Moose, NE Moose and Loch Bonnie

The weekend looked a little sketchy weather-wise so I took yesterday off and climbed Moose, NE Moose and Loch Bonnie above Lake Placid. Could not have been a nicer day: sunshine, not too warm,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-10-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 379
Posted By SpencerVT
What's the snow situation like up there?

I climbed in Northern NH last Saturday and there was snow above 3200'. It was almost like an exact dividing line, where, below 3200' there was absolutely none (except in deep shaded gully's maybe).
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-15-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 725
Posted By SpencerVT
How much recent snow in High Peaks area?

In Southern Vermont at the highest elevations we have received an astounding 3-5 feet of snow in the past 7 days.
I know some of these NoríEasters didnít hit the ADKS as hard.
I am planning on...
Forum: ADKHighpeaks Foundation 03-07-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 51,754
Posted By SpencerVT
I just ordered the DVD. Kinda pricey. I hope it's...

I just ordered the DVD. Kinda pricey. I hope it's worth it!!!!!!
Forum: Trip Reports 02-07-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,377
Posted By SpencerVT
The ice was crazy that weekend. Great job both of...

The ice was crazy that weekend. Great job both of you for your care and effort that went into this rescue situation.
Forum: Trip Reports 01-11-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,254
Posted By SpencerVT
Keep the updates on Project-100 coming Neil, very...

Keep the updates on Project-100 coming Neil, very enjoyable and interesting to read!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-13-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,315
Posted By SpencerVT
I'd be more worried about getting stuck. If there...

I'd be more worried about getting stuck. If there even was cell service, just imagine that AAA call:
"Where are you stuck sir?"
"17 miles down the Moose River Plains Road"
"Screw that!"
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-08-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By SpencerVT
Thanks; I'll make sure to bring my cleats.

Thanks; I'll make sure to bring my cleats.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-08-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By SpencerVT
How much snow is up there?

How much snow is up there in the High Peaks region at high elevations, like 2500' and up??
Just curious if I'll need showshoes tomorrow.
Thanks!
Forum: Trip Reports 11-14-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By SpencerVT
Awesome report Neil! This winter project you are...

Awesome report Neil! This winter project you are doing is awesome, if there's one person who can pull it off, it's you!
Forum: Trip Reports 11-13-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By SpencerVT
Montcalm: I started on the Otter Brook...

Montcalm:
I started on the Otter Brook rd/trail about a half mile from the Northville Placid Trail. The bike corridorr is good for a couple miles but then rapidly turns to garbage. You wouldn't...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-06-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By SpencerVT
Beaver Pond Peak, Manbury, Little Moose

My wife and I camped in the car Friday night 43 million miles down the Cedar River Rd so we could get an early start Sat AM since it gets dark by like Noon now.
Being hunting season I was more...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-31-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By SpencerVT
Cool report! I thought the first half of Green...

Cool report!
I thought the first half of Green was fairly open, but then up where it levels off near the summit was extremely thick. Hopkins has arguably one of the top 10 finest views in the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-05-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,003
Posted By SpencerVT
Thanks a lot, I appreciate the info. It would...

Thanks a lot, I appreciate the info. It would suck to get all the way over there and then find the gate shut down. Glad to know there's still some more time. Thanks again!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-04-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,003
Posted By SpencerVT
When does Jessup river rd close? Cedar River Road close for season?

Anyone know when Jessup River Rd (out by Pillsbury) and Cedar River Road into the Moose River Plains close/gates shut for the winter?
Forum: Trip Reports 09-29-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By SpencerVT
Looks like you answered this around the same time...

Looks like you answered this around the same time as I was writing and posting.
Forum: Trip Reports 09-29-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By SpencerVT
Trailboss: You should submit that report and...

Trailboss: You should submit that report and photos to PEEKS. Those photos are particularly awesome man. I enjoyed reading that!
Nice work on finishing your 9th round, being close to your 10th, and...
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