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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-14-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,226
Posted By debmonster
+1 for Salomon Toundras, especially since they...

+1 for Salomon Toundras, especially since they are one of the few true cold-weather hiking / snowshoe boots available for women.
Forum: Trip Reports 12-22-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By debmonster
Very enjoyable report and photos; thanks for...

Very enjoyable report and photos; thanks for letting us hike vicariously with you. :)
Forum: Trip Reports 10-21-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By debmonster
A great report; looks like it was a perfect...

A great report; looks like it was a perfect hiking day. :)
Forum: Trip Reports 10-20-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 768
Posted By debmonster
Cool, thanks. I love my Aeropress, but it's too...

Cool, thanks. I love my Aeropress, but it's too bulky for me to take on a backpack trip (my weekend pack is 40L). But this setup would be great for our trail crew (http://www.jollyrovers.org)...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-18-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 768
Posted By debmonster
A great report, and spectacular photos! (Even the...

A great report, and spectacular photos! (Even the thumb ;))

Also love the idea of fresh ground coffee and Aeropress - sweet! :thumbs::thumbs:
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-26-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 765
Posted By debmonster
This would be a very tough route if your...

This would be a very tough route if your overnight packs are heavier than about 20-22 lbs. I usually prefer backpacking as well, but the climbs up Pyramid and Basin (let alone the Saddleback...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-20-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 973
Posted By debmonster
Best. Title. Ever. :thumbs: ;) Good report!...

Best. Title. Ever. :thumbs: ;)

Good report! Sounds like a fun time. Memorable for sure. :D
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-11-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 819
Posted By debmonster
A great trip report! Thanks for sharing and I'm...

A great trip report! Thanks for sharing and I'm glad to hear that you all enjoyed the hike, despite the wet conditions. If you had to do it again, do you think it would be better (if possible) to...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-01-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By debmonster
Looks like a great day for a nice walk in the...

Looks like a great day for a nice walk in the woods. Thanks for sharing. :)
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-27-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By debmonster
Julia Goren, who leads the ADK Summit Steward...

Julia Goren, who leads the ADK Summit Steward program, makes a number of appearances in the film and talks about impact and related issues.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-26-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By debmonster
I was lucky enough to watch the film last year...

I was lucky enough to watch the film last year when I stayed at Tmax n Topo's hostel, as Dave Gomlak is featured in the film and owns a copy. Definitely worth seeing.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-23-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By debmonster
Since most of the other responses focused on...

Since most of the other responses focused on hiking to JBL from the Garden, I thought I'd throw in a few other possibilities from other areas (including the ADK Loj that you mentioned).

If you...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-13-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,008
Posted By debmonster
Nice report and photos; thanks!

Nice report and photos; thanks!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-07-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By debmonster
Welcome! Have you backpacked in the High Peaks...

Welcome! Have you backpacked in the High Peaks before? About how many miles per day and elevation gain / loss are you comfortable with? Just trying to get an idea of your experience in order to make...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-29-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,287
Posted By debmonster
Ah, the luxuries of canoe camping! What a fun...

Ah, the luxuries of canoe camping! What a fun video (and a very impressive back flip). :)
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-28-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,468
Posted By debmonster
Reminds me of a favorite Gary Larson cartoon with...

Reminds me of a favorite Gary Larson cartoon with 2 bears looking over at 2 people asleep in their sleeping bags near a campfire. One bear says to the other, "Mmm, sandwiches!" :D
Forum: Trip Reports 07-07-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By debmonster
Nice! That photo of the dogs on the dock is a...

Nice! That photo of the dogs on the dock is a keeper. :)
Forum: Trip Reports 07-07-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By debmonster
Great photos!

Great photos!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-05-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,634
Posted By debmonster
Glad to hear that your hike went well. If you...

Glad to hear that your hike went well. If you want, send me a PM with the weight of your gear and food, and I'll see if I have any ideas.

The ice cold beverage sounds like bonus trail magic! :)
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-29-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,634
Posted By debmonster
Very good to hear (except for the 42 pound pack...

Very good to hear (except for the 42 pound pack part; yikes. :)) I hope that you have a great hike and that we get to read your trip report afterwards!
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