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Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 09-25-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,055
Posted By timberghost
I doubt there's a sustained (naturally) 'high...

I doubt there's a sustained (naturally) 'high density' bear area in the park. Just like any other critter, population goes up and down depending on local conditions. If there's lots of food and good...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-25-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By timberghost
The cell tower is on Mt Morris in Tupper, so...

The cell tower is on Mt Morris in Tupper, so anywhere you can see that from Lila you should have signal... Don't count on signal since atmospheric conditions vary and influence propagation. IIRC,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-22-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,142
Posted By timberghost
That may be the case this day and age, but that's...

That may be the case this day and age, but that's not how it always worked.
At least in better managed units of state land, ranger or AFR would regularly patrol the area, sign in the book, check...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-21-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,142
Posted By timberghost
Minor nuisances: What if you arrive at the...

Minor nuisances:

What if you arrive at the planned TH and find the parking full or sign that trail conditions are poor (beaver flooding, etc) or can't get to the TH due to weather/road...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-20-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,789
Posted By timberghost
That age old question "what can be done?" For...

That age old question "what can be done?"
For starters, how about insuring adequate staffing levels at DEC so rangers can perform duties other than search and rescue...
Was there a ranger or AFR on...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-19-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,789
Posted By timberghost
Justin, since DEC is the law enforcement of the...

Justin, since DEC is the law enforcement of the woods it would be 'common practice' for them not to disclose any personal item (be it of value, suspicious, unquestionably belonging to the 'victim')...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-19-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,789
Posted By timberghost
It's probably safe to say he made the summit and...

It's probably safe to say he made the summit and was on return leg of his trip. However, descent implies he was traversing down the slope (when he ended up at the scree field) - I can't draw that...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-19-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,789
Posted By timberghost
May I ask how you know or gleam this bit of info?...

May I ask how you know or gleam this bit of info? (he couldn't possibly have been backtracking or resting or just going in circles?)


Lets try to hold off on speculation, it does neither us nor...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-19-2017, 12:07 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,789
Posted By timberghost
Tragic, condolences to Stevens family and...

Tragic, condolences to Stevens family and friends.

If ADE article (http://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/news/local-news/2017/09/body-of-missing-hiker-found-near-wallface-mountain/) is...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-15-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,789
Posted By timberghost
Rangers set up wilderness base camp to continue...

Rangers set up wilderness base camp to continue Stevens search (http://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/news/local-news/2017/09/rangers-set-up-wilderness-base-camp-to-continue-stevens-search/)
...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-22-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 989
Posted By timberghost
Even with early ice out, April 8th can be a slow...

Even with early ice out, April 8th can be a slow bite - full eclipse isn't likely to help bring the water temps up.
Maybe get those snow shoes ready, just sayin' :boozing:
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-31-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,836
Posted By timberghost
If the question is "who?", shouldn't it be a...

If the question is "who?", shouldn't it be a choice between litterbugs, TP flowers sowers, ect?
If the question is "what?" then the answer would be whatever lands on me.

Frankly, the 'manure' /...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-05-2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,391
Posted By timberghost
Not what I had in mind, but kudos to your...

Not what I had in mind, but kudos to your daydreaming.

What I said was narrow down non-resident transportation modes, kind of like "congestion pricing" I suppose.
Have a bunch of electric...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-04-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,391
Posted By timberghost
What if we go way out on the limb in the opposite...

What if we go way out on the limb in the opposite direction and at some point in the future propose to ban all fossil fuel burning modes of transport from inside the "blue line" for non-residents?...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-03-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,076
Posted By timberghost
"...To make the weekend getaway even more fun,...

"...To make the weekend getaway even more fun, campers will have an opportunity to learn from experts how to fish, hike, bird watch, paddle and more..."
From a NYS licensed outdoor guide?



Not...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-03-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,513
Posted By timberghost
Rick, did that trip materialize? any blackflies...

Rick, did that trip materialize? any blackflies out yet in that area?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-03-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,076
Posted By timberghost
Was this filed under "nanny state" headlines? ...

Was this filed under "nanny state" headlines?

"This program is available to NY residents only."
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-16-2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,513
Posted By timberghost
For fit person with light load, it can probably...

For fit person with light load, it can probably be done in 5-6 hours from Lows (perhaps longer since the road to lower dam would probably be closed also) and 7-8 from Little Tupper. If you add the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-09-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,513
Posted By timberghost
My bad, I read "camping/paddling/fishing weekend...

My bad, I read "camping/paddling/fishing weekend at Lake Lila" VS "camping/paddling/fishing weekend to Lake Lila".

Just wanted to make sure OP knows the drill.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-08-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,513
Posted By timberghost
Even if the ice is out, How are you planning on...

Even if the ice is out,
How are you planning on getting there?
It's a ~5 mile portage unless the access road is dry and DEC opens it to motor vehicles... which could be as late as Memorial day.
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