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Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 04-14-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By tgoodwin
My understanding of this or any other renaming...

My understanding of this or any other renaming process is that, seemingly appropriately, any local elected body is asked for their opinion on the renaming of a geographic feature within that elected...
Forum: Trip Reports 04-12-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By tgoodwin
I checked it out yesterday. The reroute crosses...

I checked it out yesterday. The reroute crosses the referenced bridge, reaches the right bank of the brook and parallels that for a little over 100 yds before swinging left and across the slope to...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-11-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,402
Posted By tgoodwin
In addition to TCD, I also attended the recent...

In addition to TCD, I also attended the recent Town of Keene board meeting where we got an update on the planning for Garden access this summer. *The original plan for replacing the bridge apparently...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-16-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By tgoodwin
The snow stake on Mt. Mansfield that is...

The snow stake on Mt. Mansfield that is registering 9 ft. was. I believe, originally established by the Vermont Ski Areas Assoc. They picked an area in the lee of the Nose on Mansfield and have a...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-16-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,529
Posted By tgoodwin
In summer, I've bushwhacked St. Regis Mt. from...

In summer, I've bushwhacked St. Regis Mt. from both Fish Pond and from St. Regis Pond. The route-finding up and down is a bit easier from Fish Pond because there is a fairly well-defined southwest...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-12-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 954
Posted By tgoodwin
Or it could be that the DEC just never got around...

Or it could be that the DEC just never got around to updating that part of the report. There were, apparently, some serious washouts between Beaver River and Sabattis that the railroad hadn't...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-20-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,863
Posted By tgoodwin
Ona recent trip to Quebec City to ski and watch...

Ona recent trip to Quebec City to ski and watch the final event of the X-C World Cup season, we were asked if we were carrying an firearms. We of course said "no". Then he asked if we owned any...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 12-18-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,467
Posted By tgoodwin
I'm quite sure that was also corrected, although...

I'm quite sure that was also corrected, although I didn't specifically look for that "corrective omission" in the current edition.
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 12-18-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By tgoodwin
Yes, it is worth commenting on the plan. This is...

Yes, it is worth commenting on the plan. This is especially true if you see some small detail that you believe could be improved with perhaps just a "tweak"rather than trying to comment on the...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 12-17-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,467
Posted By tgoodwin
Harold Weston's Freedom in the Wilds , as edited...

Harold Weston's Freedom in the Wilds , as edited and expanded by his granddaughter, Rebecca Foster, in 2008, describes a 1921 incident that was nearly identical to the rescue of the au pair in 1938. ...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-04-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,642
Posted By tgoodwin
I took a closer look on Saturday. Can confirm...

I took a closer look on Saturday. Can confirm that the parking is on Blue Ridge Rd. No evidence of any tracks on the road since last week's snow, nor is there evidence that the previous snowfalls...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-13-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,098
Posted By tgoodwin
"Lecco's journal, day 1: Not sure which way to go...

"Lecco's journal, day 1: Not sure which way to go on this river. Down to half a liter of water. There's no other choice. I'll have to start drinking my own urine."

Amazing that some people are so...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-29-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,869
Posted By tgoodwin
Here is a report from yesterday. Too bad about...

Here is a report from yesterday. Too bad about the apparent continued plowing. http://www.jackrabbittrail.org/conditions.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-19-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,366
Posted By tgoodwin
Rocks on Skylight

Since the Sixth Edition of the ADK's High Peaks Guide (published in 1957), there has been the statement, "Legend states that if a climber fails to carry a rock from timberline ... it will surely...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,736
Posted By tgoodwin
Yes, beavers are very busy and will often react...

Yes, beavers are very busy and will often react to a breached dam by rebuilding it even higher that it was before. The only permanent solution is to either find some higher ground and reroute the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-04-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,317
Posted By tgoodwin
Years ago a group I was with had an encounter...

Years ago a group I was with had an encounter with a saw-whet owl. Therefore four of us descending Pyramid at a pretty good clip (our knees were younger then) when the person in the lead came to an...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-07-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,052
Posted By tgoodwin
The section of the High Peaks Wilderness along...

The section of the High Peaks Wilderness along Long Lake and the Raquette River is a separate zone for the "Adirondack Canoe Route". Campfires are permitted even though those campsites are heavily...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-24-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,711
Posted By tgoodwin
The "almost 46-R" died at the base of the...

The "almost 46-R" died at the base of the Saddleback scramble. The death on Gothics was a winter climber who died of a heart attack.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-24-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,674
Posted By tgoodwin
Yes, it is definitely legal to walk on that rail...

Yes, it is definitely legal to walk on that rail corridor as it is state property and is definitely used for recreational activities during the winter. No need to worry about any rail traffic as the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-03-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,086
Posted By tgoodwin
Found: Garmin Activity tracker

Found on Gothics on Sunday a green Garmin "Vivotaki(?) Activity Tracker. Brought down and left on to of the register at the AMR gate. If it is yours, PM me and if necessary I will send it to you.
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