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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-08-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By Dave Bourque
From the summit of Haystack there is a herd path...

From the summit of Haystack there is a herd path that leads to the Jackrabbit Trail.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-26-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 419
Posted By Dave Bourque
Cascade Mtn. Trailhead - 7/28/19

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2540771
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-02-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,892
Posted By Dave Bourque
Report from the SE Adirondacks; in the last week...

Report from the SE Adirondacks; in the last week the Blackflies have subsided a bit, but they are still out in force, unfortunately the mosquitoes have noticeably intensified. I would say that...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-02-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By Dave Bourque
I was through there yesterday. Many deep...

I was through there yesterday. Many deep puddles. The conditions warrant parking at the "new" parking lot and walking the extra mile. NYSDEC is going to continue to allow this old jeep road to...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-28-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 795
Posted By Dave Bourque
Route 73 Parking Update

Posted today.

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/247c46d

http://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/administration_pdf/route73parkingmap.pdf
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-28-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 537
Posted By Dave Bourque
High Peaks Map

The 15th edition of the High Peaks map has been released by the ADK. This new edition has many updates including several insets and 20' contours (thank you Tony!).
...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-16-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,675
Posted By Dave Bourque
To be totally prepared for any conditions I would...

To be totally prepared for any conditions I would recommend bringing the spikes. As TCD mentioned, they are small and light. If you don't need them that's fine. If you do need them and you don't...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-16-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 621
Posted By Dave Bourque
From the NYSDEC website; Winter Conditions in...

From the NYSDEC website;
Winter Conditions in the High Peaks: While spring may have arrived on the calendar, winter conditions remain present across the High Peaks Region.
Snow Depths: Snow depths...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-16-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By Dave Bourque
Thanks everyone.

Thanks everyone.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-15-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By Dave Bourque
Question Dacy Clearing

Does anyone know if the road from Hogtown to Dacy Clearing is open and drivable? And has this dirt road hardened enough so driving on it won't create ruts?

Thanks
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-12-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,648
Posted By Dave Bourque
Newsweek Article

Interesting article in Newsweek about the Adirondacks.

https://www.newsweek.com/trails-adirondacks-1389633
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 04-12-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,032
Posted By Dave Bourque
Lyme Timber leases the land to a Hunting Club so...

Lyme Timber leases the land to a Hunting Club so any negotiations will have to involve them also. Expect the Hunting Club to request the trail be closed during hunting season. Hopefully everyone...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-05-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,069
Posted By Dave Bourque
From the NYSDEC website; Garden Trailhead...

From the NYSDEC website;

Garden Trailhead Parking Lot Closed Spring and Summer 2019
The parking lot at the Garden Trailhead - one of the main access points to the eastern High Peaks Wilderness -...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-27-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,069
Posted By Dave Bourque
Agreed. For me, this is a perfect excuse to...

Agreed. For me, this is a perfect excuse to visit other areas. I will avoid this trailhead this summer. Everyone should note that this will also put more pressure on the Ausable Club (AMR)...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-27-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,069
Posted By Dave Bourque
Garden Parking

This will complicate things this summer. 7pm last call on the shuttle is a bit early during the summer season. They mention that even pedestrians are not allowed access. I wonder what's going to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-20-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,710
Posted By Dave Bourque
Another example of what the NYSDEC Rangers have...

Another example of what the NYSDEC Rangers have to deal with;

Town of Keene
Essex County
Wilderness Search: On March 16 at 3:25 p.m., DEC's Ray Brook Dispatch received a transferred call from...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-16-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 598
Posted By Dave Bourque
Moxham Mountain

Great news. The south face of Moxham Mountain has purchased by the Adirondack Land Trust with the goal of transferring it to the Forest Preserve. Plans include a new trail and opening the cliffs to...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 03-08-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,556
Posted By Dave Bourque
A very long drive from NJ!! Here are a few more...

A very long drive from NJ!! Here are a few more NYS hiking challenges;
-Fulton Chain Trifecta
-Chester Challenge
-Moriah Challenge
-Tupper Lake Triad
-Lake George 12ster
-Lake Placid 9'er...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-08-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,419
Posted By Dave Bourque
Old Allen Approach / New Allen Approach

Dating myself, I can confirm that the route mentioned by DSettahr was the established route to Allen in the 1970's. When I first climbed Allen in 1977 we stayed at the now removed Twin Brook...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-08-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,440
Posted By Dave Bourque
Update. The Adirondack Land Trust has purchased...

Update. The Adirondack Land Trust has purchased nearby property. It's called Four Peaks. There is a much longer thread on the High Peaks Forum. The links and the story are below;
...
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