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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Today, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Neil
Of course, Yard! Forgot all about it! Early in...

Of course, Yard! Forgot all about it! Early in our 46er quest I only used the trail map to find summits over 4k. After Big Slide we headed to Yard and back in order to add another peak to our...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks Today, 07:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,126
Posted By Neil
I wonder if with a solid 6 mos. of aerobic...

I wonder if with a solid 6 mos. of aerobic conditioning, building up to say, 30 hours a week following modern training methodology, good sleep habits, good nutrition and so on you would be able to do...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Yesterday, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By Neil
Blake, Couch and Cliff are all under 4k.

Blake, Couch and Cliff are all under 4k.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Yesterday, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By Neil
I have done five 4K peaks that did not make the...

I have done five 4K peaks that did not make the cut due to insufficient col depth.


Little Marcy
Boomerang-shaped ridge that runs between L. Arnold and the Van Ho trail. Or, on a N-S axis,...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-17-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 434
Posted By Neil
Lake-whacking! Sounds like a decent enough...

Lake-whacking! Sounds like a decent enough activity. Northrup Lake has 30'' trout. I read it on the internet!!
Forum: Trip Reports 07-17-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 434
Posted By Neil
We didn't go anywhere near the lake. Can't help...

We didn't go anywhere near the lake. Can't help you there. I see there's an island on it. You thinking of building a hermitage? No internet.
Forum: Trip Reports 07-17-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 434
Posted By Neil
Gerald's finish will be on Tumbledown in Maine. ...

Gerald's finish will be on Tumbledown in Maine. Either this or next w/end.
Forum: Trip Reports 07-17-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 434
Posted By Neil
Spencer, I had told our buddy we would be in the...

Spencer, I had told our buddy we would be in the area whacking 3k peaks. He was undecided whether he would go to Maine or NY and was watching the weather. He approached by Otter Brook and stayed in...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-17-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 434
Posted By Neil
There are lots of free campsites along the Mason...

There are lots of free campsites along the Mason Lake Road. (I think the real name is something other than that but it's how I know it.)
Forum: Trip Reports 07-17-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 434
Posted By Neil
Gérald who showed up on Northrup was wearing a...

Gérald who showed up on Northrup was wearing a headnet....and a short sleeved shirt!
Forum: Trip Reports 07-16-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 434
Posted By Neil
West Canada Lake 3k Peaks

Three hikers began at the Pillsbury TH and hiked in to West Lake. We hoped to use the Lean-to but 2 (newbie?) youngsters from the 'Cuse had completely overtaken it and showed no signs ( or...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-12-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By Neil
I've done this hike several times. I would do...

I've done this hike several times. I would do Colden first via Lake Arnold. The descent of Colden towards the Lake offers spectacular views for the first 300 feet of elly loss. But the main reason...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-11-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By Neil
Thanks for the correction! I replied too hastily.

Thanks for the correction! I replied too hastily.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-10-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By Neil
Not anywhere. You must be at least 150 feet from...

Not anywhere. You must be at least 150 feet from any trail, body of water or water course, unless at a designated site.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-04-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By Neil
Doing Blake first means that after Blake you feel...

Doing Blake first means that after Blake you feel like you are on your way home. Also, after Nippletop it's mostly downhill (with the exception of three climbs of roughly 250-300 feet each: Dial,...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 06-29-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,126
Posted By Neil
Taking hormones and other "juice" is like making...

Taking hormones and other "juice" is like making a deal with the devil if you ask me. Very tempting I'm sure but at what price?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-27-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 827
Posted By Neil
If you change your mind-set you will not feel...

If you change your mind-set you will not feel like you are wasting a whole day hiking the same stuff twice. Also, you could hike up WF via the Lake Placid Slide (or up the ski hill slides) then...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-25-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 327
Posted By Neil
Ouluska Pass take two with the Emmons Slide.

After a rough trip part-way through Ouluska Pass on my way to the Scooter slide on Seward I decided to go all the way through the pass and down Seward Brook on a trip to the Emmons slide. Having...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-18-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By Neil
Ouluska Pass and the Scooter Slide. Triple bonus of blowdown, heat and bugs.

Ouluska Pass has a bad rep. Now I know why. 10 years ago, Glen and I did a Seymour East-Seymour-Seward whack and sideswiped Ouluska, to the south of and below the pass summit. On this day I decided...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-12-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By Neil
I was there 2 days ago. The first 3 miles of...

I was there 2 days ago. The first 3 miles of Gulf Brk. Rd. are open to the public. At the end there is a large parking lot and there is a closed gate. To Labere flow there's another 3 miles of...
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