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Forum: Trip Reports 07-01-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By tgoodwin
Great report. But I will note that the boardwalk...

Great report. But I will note that the boardwalk in Marcy Swamp was mostly the work of ATIS. We had major financial help from the ADK46-Rs that paid for a significant share of the cost of the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-25-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 920
Posted By tgoodwin
I agree with dsettahr that a gravel pad with a...

I agree with dsettahr that a gravel pad with a box privy/thunderbox is the preferred option. Some sites may be naturally firm and drained, but many above 2,000 feet end up developing a mud pit where...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-12-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 976
Posted By tgoodwin
Newspaper article

https://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/news/local-news/2019/06/dec-goes-on-parking-ticket-duty/
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-12-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 976
Posted By tgoodwin
Rt. 73/Ausable Club parking

This weekend (6/15-16) will be the first weekend that there will be state police enforcement of the parking on Rt. 73 between the Rooster Comb trailhead and Chapel Pond. Last weekend, rangers...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-22-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By tgoodwin
DEC on Boreas Access

This just in from the DEC:

DEC to Increase Access to Boreas Ponds this Summer

Motor Vehicle Access will be Limited to Weekends Until Work is Complete

The New York State Department of...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-10-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 930
Posted By tgoodwin
Best place to fill up this time of year is a...

Best place to fill up this time of year is a small brook at 4.8 mi. on the long climb out of Dickerson Notch where there is a ledge on the left.
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 04-14-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,498
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: 1,041
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: 2,749
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: 617
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: 1,819
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: 1,167
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: 3,337
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: 1,959
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: 1,256
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: 1,959
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: 3,147
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: 4,690
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: 2,091
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: 1,563
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...
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