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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-30-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,491
Posted By Herkimite
Question Cedarlands

Does anyone know if Cedarlands, the former boy scout camp near Long Lake, is open to the public for hiking?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-29-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,793
Posted By Herkimite
The trailhead for Snowy Mountain is only about 25...

The trailhead for Snowy Mountain is only about 25 miles from Piseco, on Route 30 north of Speculator. Snowy is about 100 feet shy of being a high peak and has great views. You're also within...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-09-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,435
Posted By Herkimite
I sent you a P.M.

I sent you a P.M.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-28-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,864
Posted By Herkimite
Start by going to dec.ny.gov and look at Outdoor...

Start by going to dec.ny.gov and look at Outdoor Activities, Accessible Recreation. You should be able to find something suitable. There's a lot listed.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-09-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,605
Posted By Herkimite
First one looks like pinxter, a wild azalea.

First one looks like pinxter, a wild azalea.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-12-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,552
Posted By Herkimite
Still closed as of today (5/12).

Still closed as of today (5/12).
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-20-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,763
Posted By Herkimite
The dirt portion of the Powley Piseco Road, which...

The dirt portion of the Powley Piseco Road, which is the 12 or so miles from Brayhouse Brook to Route 10, is closed December 1 to May 31, according to the sign by the barrier. In my experience it...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 12-25-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,001
Posted By Herkimite
February of 2002 I skied to Woodhull and carried...

February of 2002 I skied to Woodhull and carried snowshoes. Made it all the way up with skis but switched to snowshoes for a while on the way down as there was a fair amount of blowdown at that time...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-14-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,195
Posted By Herkimite
Is there a start date for the challenge or does...

Is there a start date for the challenge or does it count so long as we have the date? I've been to a number of Mud Lakes/Ponds over the years and wouldn't mind visiting some of them again. But...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-12-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,697
Posted By Herkimite
As you're going north on the Powley-Piseco Road...

As you're going north on the Powley-Piseco Road there's a rock wall, part of West Notch Mountain, on your left. Just past the wall there's a trickle of water coming out to the road. Look for a tree...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-25-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By Herkimite
Rivet, thanks for breaking trail. Lake Breeze...

Rivet, thanks for breaking trail. Lake Breeze and I do Rooster Hill every winter, but we might have skipped this year if we hadn't seen your post. You picked a good route, and it's SO much easier...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-13-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,553
Posted By Herkimite
Tenant Creek Falls in the Wilcox Lake Wild...

Tenant Creek Falls in the Wilcox Lake Wild Forest. Hamilton County, near the border of Saratoga County, just south of the Warren/Saratoga county line. Three beautiful waterfalls within a couple of...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-02-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,548
Posted By Herkimite
There is a path up the back side of Haystack from...

There is a path up the back side of Haystack from the Jackrabbit trail, four-tenths of a mile west of the intersection with the McKenzie trail.
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-09-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 100,554
Posted By Herkimite
One minor point. There aren't many peaks over...

One minor point. There aren't many peaks over 5,000 feet in the Adirondacks. Only Marcy and Algonquin, I believe, and neither are near the search area.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-21-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,782
Posted By Herkimite
If you don't have a guidebook for the area, it's...

If you don't have a guidebook for the area, it's probably worth your while to pick one up, either Discover the Northwestern Adirondacks by McMartin and Ingersoll, or the Adirondack Mountain Club...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 02-14-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,035
Posted By Herkimite
You can take the yellow-marked trail that leads...

You can take the yellow-marked trail that leads to Pine Lake (also the back route up Kane) and bushwhack down to the north shore of Otter Lake without crossing private land. I've never met the owner...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-21-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,521
Posted By Herkimite
Francis Lake might fit the bill. Number Four...

Francis Lake might fit the bill. Number Four Road from Lowville, then about a mile on Stillwater Road. Very short carry to the lake. As I recall (it's been a while) from the put-in if you look...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-29-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,267
Posted By Herkimite
From Sand Lake Falls lean-to to North Lake Road...

From Sand Lake Falls lean-to to North Lake Road is snowmobile trail. Part of it's through a swamp. Bushwhacking around it is quite messy.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-13-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,579
Posted By Herkimite
I skied this trail a few years ago and very much...

I skied this trail a few years ago and very much enjoyed it. I've also been on the trail several times in summer/fall and never met anyone else at the parking area or on the trail. I can't remember...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-20-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,210
Posted By Herkimite
Fire tower was taken down over 40 years ago. The...

Fire tower was taken down over 40 years ago. The trail isn't maintained but isn't too hard to follow. Trail starts at the south end of the parking turnout which is 2.6 miles north of the...
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