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Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-07-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 979
Posted By peskypup
Fascinating info! Thanks for sharing! Also,...

Fascinating info! Thanks for sharing!

Also, if you're on Facebook, you might want to look up the group "History and Legends of the Adirondacks". A lot of the people there would be very interested...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-16-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By peskypup
It's a snowmobile trail in the winter. There's...

It's a snowmobile trail in the winter. There's not enough snow for the trails to be open yet, but I'm pretty sure the gate was closed when we drove by last weekend. Access via Grassville Rd is...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 12-14-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,380
Posted By peskypup
You can drive to the Black Mountain/Pike Brook Rd...

You can drive to the Black Mountain/Pike Brook Rd Trailhead and it is generally plowed in the winter (though may not be immediately after a snowstorm).
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-20-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,615
Posted By peskypup
Our camp is on the back side of Brant Lake, not...

Our camp is on the back side of Brant Lake, not too far from the Pharaoh Lake Wilderness at around 1100 feet elevation. We're there most weekends, and not a weekend goes by that we don't see deer...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-11-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,333
Posted By peskypup
I believe it's open, but with one-way traffic...

I believe it's open, but with one-way traffic (controlled by temporary signal) in at least one spot.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-05-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,333
Posted By peskypup
The list of closed roads is pretty extensive....

The list of closed roads is pretty extensive. Just a sampling:



Full list here: https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/7865.html
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-02-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,333
Posted By peskypup
Just a heads up to folks thinking of heading that...

Just a heads up to folks thinking of heading that way in the near term: There's no access to Crane Pond Road at the moment, Alder Meadow Rd is flooded, Adirondack Rd is washed out. I've also heard...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-19-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,864
Posted By peskypup
Rogers Rock on the northern end of Lake George is...

Rogers Rock on the northern end of Lake George is not gated. We walk our dogs in there out of season and have seen people camping as late as New Year.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-19-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,184
Posted By peskypup
Congratulations on your engagement! As...

Congratulations on your engagement!

As others have mentioned, there's Jimbos / Brant Lake Camp on Brant Lake: https://www.jimbosclub.com/destination-weddings

The Barn at Lord Howe Valley in...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-28-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,041
Posted By peskypup
I thought it looked pretty nice. The pavilions...

I thought it looked pretty nice. The pavilions and playgrounds are a nice touch for those with families. The thing that annoyed me most was the trail that runs behind almost every campsite. Not that...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-30-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 739
Posted By peskypup
Any of the hikes that make up the Tupper Triad...

Any of the hikes that make up the Tupper Triad would be a good option.

https://www.tupperlake.com/recreation/tupper-lake-triad
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-29-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,634
Posted By peskypup
Lake George Land Conservancy:...

Lake George Land Conservancy: http://www.lglc.org/volunteer/
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-20-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,149
Posted By peskypup
The line is owned by the Town of Corinth, Warren...

The line is owned by the Town of Corinth, Warren County, and Iowa Pacific Holdings north of North Creek. It is not formally abandoned, but there are no trains running on it currently -- just the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-02-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,554
Posted By peskypup
Hiked in the northern Lake George area Saturday...

Hiked in the northern Lake George area Saturday and the mosquitoes were awful. We applied (and re-applied, often) bug spray, which kept them from biting for the most part, but didn't keep the little...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-29-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,482
Posted By peskypup
Despite what some here might have you think,...

Despite what some here might have you think, there is no lake more beautiful than Lake George.

No, your camping and paddling experience won't be a remote, isolated wilderness experience, but...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-30-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By peskypup
The ice is out, the snow is gone, and everything,...

The ice is out, the snow is gone, and everything, everywhere in the Lake George area, is very wet.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-24-2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,924
Posted By peskypup
Can't speak to the trail conditions, but our camp...

Can't speak to the trail conditions, but our camp is just south of the PLWA, and as of Sunday most of the snow was gone, but it was very, very wet. We were sinking boot deep in our back yard. Both...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-20-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,182
Posted By peskypup
Brant Lake officially went out yesterday...

Brant Lake officially went out yesterday afternoon (4/19).
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-17-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,283
Posted By peskypup
The article is actually an excerpt from...

The article is actually an excerpt from photographer Carl Heilman II's latest book, The Trails of the Adirondacks: Hiking America's Original Wilderness. Photos by Carl, text by Neal Burdick, foreword...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 04-07-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By peskypup
I've replaced the laces that came in my last...

I've replaced the laces that came in my last three pairs of hiking boots with these:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003IJBKJK/

The laces that come with the boots don't stay tied unless I...
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