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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-22-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By TCD
I have seen dogs on the shuttle in years past,...

I have seen dogs on the shuttle in years past, but you are doing the right thing by calling the town and asking.

Garden Access details are all spelled out here:
...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-19-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By TCD
OK, then you'll be fine. Many cars are parked...

OK, then you'll be fine. Many cars are parked overnight at many trailheads.

>Don't leave valuables visible in your car. Car break ins rarely happen in the Adirondacks, but periodically there...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-19-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By TCD
But if you are "parking overnight" (meaning your...

But if you are "parking overnight" (meaning your car is parked there, but you are somewhere else) then that is perfectly legal.

So it was not clear from the OP what you intend to do. Agree with...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-17-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By TCD
Some general advice: >Trails are pretty...

Some general advice:

>Trails are pretty tough here; you might want to scale back the mileage a bit.

>Pick up the ADK Guidebook to the High Peaks:
...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-16-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,497
Posted By TCD
The colder and later than usual spring has led to...

The colder and later than usual spring has led to a tough bug season. (Where's that global warming when you need it?)

We bailed to South Dakota for most of June and early July. Fabulous...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-16-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,212
Posted By TCD
Doesn't appear to mention ticks...

Doesn't appear to mention ticks...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-10-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,212
Posted By TCD
I think the concern about toxicity is overblown...

I think the concern about toxicity is overblown (as is often the case).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Permethrin

"Permethrin has little systemic absorption, and is considered safe for topical...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-09-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,212
Posted By TCD
If you're going to be spending time there, either...

If you're going to be spending time there, either working or playing in the woods, I would do your best to eradicate the ticks. Tick tubes are nice, but if it's only a half acre, if it were my lot,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-04-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,212
Posted By TCD
https://www.domyown.com/permethrin-sfr-368-p-445.h...

https://www.domyown.com/permethrin-sfr-368-p-445.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIn4OzseSc4wIVFtNkCh2zIgy6EAQYAiABEgKotvD_BwE&sub_id=1106
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-03-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,066
Posted By TCD
Sorry, but I just can't agree. I do appreciate...

Sorry, but I just can't agree. I do appreciate the tiny positive steps that are being made. But to listen to the Council and other voices shrieking, it's the end of the world in the High Peaks. So...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-02-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,066
Posted By TCD
Stunning mismanagement by Albany. Longer thread...

Stunning mismanagement by Albany. Longer thread here:

https://www.adkhighpeaks.com/forums/forum/hiking/adirondack-mountain-hiking/497909-rt-73-ausable-club-parking
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-30-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By TCD
A little farther away, Ampersand is not too bad a...

A little farther away, Ampersand is not too bad a drive.

Also Panther Mountain:
https://www.tupperlake.com/hiking/panther-mountain

Looking at maps, I also noticed "Moosehead Mountain" out...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-28-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By TCD
It's too bad that that trail is unmaintained. ...

It's too bad that that trail is unmaintained. That section used to be a nice fast dry walk from Seymour to Duck Hole, being an old fire road. Now I guess not so much - continued deterioration of...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 06-19-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By TCD
They're Back!!!! ...

They're Back!!!!

http://www.adkforum.com/showthread.php?t=27121

http://www.adkforum.com/showthread.php?t=27122
Forum: Environmental Issues 06-18-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 950
Posted By TCD
Most of this does not pass the "so what" test. ...

Most of this does not pass the "so what" test.

Simplify. Clarify. This does not have to be complicated. Recognize that the competing interests are incompatible, and parse the land use...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 06-18-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16
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Views: 1,306
Posted By TCD
I believe ATT based phones have service in Lake...

I believe ATT based phones have service in Lake Placid as well. I use a chap Tracfone which I believe is on an ATT platform, and I have service in Lake Placid.
Forum: Environmental Issues 06-17-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 950
Posted By TCD
TLDR (except for glancing into a few paragraphs)....

TLDR (except for glancing into a few paragraphs). But in general, I agree with DS's careful analysis.

But...I think simpler thinking is in order. Preservation and Recreational Use are not really...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-07-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By TCD
Generally good info here. Avoid the north...

Generally good info here.

Avoid the north side "high water" trail. It gets very little travel, and as TB pointed out, can be hard to follow. The south side trail is rock solid.

Cross the...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-05-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 741
Posted By TCD
That's true; the scale hides things. The...

That's true; the scale hides things.

The other thing that hides features is the way the maps are made. The basic data comes from spot aerial photos. Obviously the photos do not cover every spot....
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 06-03-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By TCD
Thank you to our excellent forum management team...

Thank you to our excellent forum management team for clearing this up!
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