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Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 07-24-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By Banjoe
There's a pile outside the local hockey rink. ...

There's a pile outside the local hockey rink. It's really shaved ice but very similar, I go by and throw a snowball every once in awhile to keep my hopes up for better times.
Forum: "By the Fireside" 07-04-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 21,690
Posted By Banjoe
Off to festival land for some camping and music. ...

Off to festival land for some camping and music. Looking forward to this one this weekend at Great Blue Heron:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzmhRKB7Qdo

And this one in two weeks at...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-02-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By Banjoe
Nairb, Not sure if you meant the weekend just...

Nairb,
Not sure if you meant the weekend just passed or one in general so I'll recommend Black River as well. My benchmark for drive-time is Old Forge in exactly three hours (it happened several...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-23-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,491
Posted By Banjoe
We've done plenty of speculating but can't say...

We've done plenty of speculating but can't say it's gotten us far.
The credit card does have a partial refund, and after the deductible our homeowners will cover a little more. Interesting...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-22-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,491
Posted By Banjoe
Thanks for replies and suggestions. We've done...

Thanks for replies and suggestions. We've done all those things and more but are not optimistic. She talked to the shop where she bought it and they said they hear from customers quite often who...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-21-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,491
Posted By Banjoe
Stolen Kayak(s)

My wife had her brand new kayak stolen from a rack on Cayuga Lake, the cable locking it to the rack was cut in two places. The first time we put it there I thought how easy it would be for someone...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-12-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 843
Posted By Banjoe
Thanks. I tried to ski in last year without much...

Thanks. I tried to ski in last year without much expectation I'd make it as it had snowed quite a bit just before I went. There was one set of snowshoe tracks that stopped before Remsen Falls so I...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-11-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 843
Posted By Banjoe
McKeever Road Parking

Can anyone advise on the proper way to park at the end of McKeever Rd. in winter? The parking lot was not accessible last time I was there and I didn't want to block any snowmobile access to Wolf...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-01-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 21,690
Posted By Banjoe
Snowstorm on the way, don't despair. ...

Snowstorm on the way, don't despair.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFVHtjKIWZA
Forum: Trip Reports 02-05-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,474
Posted By Banjoe
Whenever I see the reports from the DEC I wonder...

Whenever I see the reports from the DEC I wonder about all the details that don't get included. Not this time.
This reads so much better knowing the hows and whys, and because you were there and...
Forum: Other Places 01-29-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By Banjoe
We have a rail trail nearby and I always try to...

We have a rail trail nearby and I always try to set as many ski tracks as possible. Since I like to get out early I will sometimes get four sets in before walkers show up. Once I tried a sign that...
Forum: Other Places 01-24-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 537
Posted By Banjoe
A Gorges Commute

Perhaps you've seen the t-shirts and bumper stickers, Ithaca is Gorges. The weather this winter has the three I cross on my walking commute really showing off and I've been getting some nice pics.
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Forum: Forum News and Discussion 01-23-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 965
Posted By Banjoe
Thanks, appreciate the feedback. I'm not allowed...

Thanks, appreciate the feedback. I'm not allowed to ask my wife for any IT support anymore.
Very weird, I have to be signed in to post, I previewed the post and all I see is [ATTACH4.jpgATTACH],...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 01-22-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 965
Posted By Banjoe
Picture Trouble

I've posted pictures successfully on several threads, but for some reason can't do it anymore. I'm doing it the same way as in the past, resizing the photos, uploading them as jpeg, then click on...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-12-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,150
Posted By Banjoe
There isn't likely to be heavy use at Pharaoh in...

There isn't likely to be heavy use at Pharaoh in late December so don't let that keep you away. What might be an issue is the flooding at Mill Brook. When I was there in late October the boardwalk...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-11-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 32,480
Posted By Banjoe
Dave, Thanks, that was some nice reading for a...

Dave, Thanks, that was some nice reading for a "newbie" who first went to Pharaoh in 2000.
I use Pharaoh, that's how the Egyptians spelled it 5000 years ago and by gods, that's the way I'll keep...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-02-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,351
Posted By Banjoe
Wait, didn't a judge rule in September that...

Wait, didn't a judge rule in September that railroads in the Adirondacks are "travel corridors"? (A ruling the state has just appealed.) Doesn't seem to me these trains are traveling anywhere. ...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-10-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,368
Posted By Banjoe
Pharaoh Lake had spots, really individual trees...

Pharaoh Lake had spots, really individual trees along the shore, but from Treadway there were large areas of great color between it and Pharaoh Mtn. Still quite a bit of green as well. Driving home...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 10-09-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 21,690
Posted By Banjoe
Had this one in my head all weekend at Pharaoh,...

Had this one in my head all weekend at Pharaoh, even belted it out a couple times when I found myself far enough from ears and close to the flowers:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snwdgEJSf_Q
Forum: Trip Reports 09-19-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,377
Posted By Banjoe
Thanks for not including pictures.

Thanks for not including pictures.
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