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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-13-2004, 10:05 AM
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Posted By PeterG
Thanks all. We hiked Haystack from the...

Thanks all.

We hiked Haystack from the Garden on Sat. While we had the option in mind of doing basin and Saddleback too, the trail took a bit more out of us than expected. Looking at the topo and...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 09-12-2004, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,486
Posted By PeterG
There were spots at 7:30am

I arrived sat at 7:30 am. There were a number of free spots.
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 09-09-2004, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,486
Posted By PeterG
I prefer the logistics of the morning drive down,...

I prefer the logistics of the morning drive down, unless I am taking additional time off. So I will take my chances. If I can't find parking at Garden, I can try something else...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-09-2004, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,260
Posted By PeterG
Isn't this info pretty targetted for Montreal...

Isn't this info pretty targetted for Montreal area folks? Maybe Montreal in the title would have targetted your potential audience better. Maybe naming the problematic crossing and saying xxxxx...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 09-09-2004, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,486
Posted By PeterG
Tell me about it. :-). I have done this...

Tell me about it. :-).

I have done this numerous times, so I know what I am in for. Usually I am going to ADK loj/South meadows and I know what my parking chances are like. It has been a while...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 09-09-2004, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,486
Posted By PeterG
Ouch, thanks guys. I'll have to think about this...

Ouch, thanks guys. I'll have to think about this as it is a minimum 3 hour drive to get their. Throw in waking up, getting coordinated with my hiking partner and I have to back time it by about 4...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 09-09-2004, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,486
Posted By PeterG
Garden Parking. How early to get a spot?

I know this is not an exact science, but how early do you think I would have to arrive this Saturday morning to get a parking spot? Is it even possible(will they all fill friday night)?

Options if...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-08-2004, 04:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,260
Posted By PeterG
I live near Carling/Maitland. Very close to the...

I live near Carling/Maitland. Very close to the 416. I think it is under an hour to the border and about 2hrs more to Adk Loj. ~3hours total.

My current hiking partner lives downtown and when he...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-08-2004, 03:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,260
Posted By PeterG
I cross at Ogdensburg. I hardly ever have cars in...

I cross at Ogdensburg. I hardly ever have cars in front of me. Then again, I am usually there by 6AM. Still returning home, I see cars, but I have never hit long lines.

It seems to me that...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-08-2004, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,613
Posted By PeterG
This is always the case for me. I want an Escher...

This is always the case for me. I want an Escher trail, where I can just climb there and back. :-)


Thanks for all the info everyone. I will let you all know how it went, when I get time and...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-08-2004, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,613
Posted By PeterG
Thanks again. I am pretty certain this...

Thanks again.

I am pretty certain this (option 2-JBL) is the plan. Some specifics of the route. I hear mention of the "Shorey Short cut" but I am not sure I see it on my ADK map. Is this the way...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-08-2004, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,613
Posted By PeterG
Excellent Info. Extremely steep sounds like a...

Excellent Info. Extremely steep sounds like a fun challenge. Extremely wet doesn't sound fun at all. Aslo small parking area and extra distance of option 3. So I am leaning toward Option 2.
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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-08-2004, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,613
Posted By PeterG
Dayhiking Haystack. Routes?

Hi all. First post. But I have been up a dozen or so of the high peaks. But a lot of them, I was a tag along. The last couple of outing I have been deciding on the routes etc. I thought I would tap...
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