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Forum: Northville Placid Trail 08-07-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By LongLaker
I've picked up a Verizon signal at Plumley's and...

I've picked up a Verizon signal at Plumley's and Shattuck Clearing.
Even better signal strength when I checked in using a pre-paid Trac Phone.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-26-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By LongLaker
The main TH is on Endion Road. Like Snapper...

The main TH is on Endion Road.

Like Snapper said, you can also start from Lake Eaton CG and follow the snowmobile trail to its junction with the Owls Head trail.

Or, paddle across Lake Eaton...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 05-31-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 918
Posted By LongLaker
Thank you, HH!

Thank you, HH!
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 05-14-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 770
Posted By LongLaker
The NPT Chapter of ADK has helpful trip planning...

The NPT Chapter of ADK has helpful trip planning resources.

http://www.nptrail.org/safety/nys-forest-rangers/

The NPT Facebook group...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-17-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,183
Posted By LongLaker
Add two more who exited too early. Wish we had...

Add two more who exited too early. Wish we had continued just a little further up the slide to avoid the new social path.

My wife and I hiked Bennies to LWJ for the first time on October 15th. ...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-01-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,830
Posted By LongLaker
+ 1 for Vince @ Wiley's in Ray Brook. Great shop....

+ 1 for Vince @ Wiley's in Ray Brook. Great shop. Top shelf guy.

Goldstock's in Scotia/Glenville has tying materials, recipe books and local knowledge.

Maybe someone on this thread knows what...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-08-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,212
Posted By LongLaker
I've got no beef with Pig Rock.:D The...

I've got no beef with Pig Rock.:D

The Speculator Pig Gets a Makeover (http://www.hamiltoncountyexpress.com/thats-a-pig-of-a-different-colour/)
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-21-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,646
Posted By LongLaker
The DEC Campground at Lake Durant...

The DEC Campground at Lake Durant (http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/24473.html) makes a good base camp and might meet your needs.

Blue Mt. and Castle Rock day hikes are nearby.

The Northville-Lake...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 07-12-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,918
Posted By LongLaker
It's about an hour from Wells, but Cedar River...

It's about an hour from Wells, but Cedar River Golf Course (http://www.cedarrivergolf.com/) in Indian Lake is a fun, unassuming 9-hole track.

Low pressure, streamside course for beginners and...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-10-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,397
Posted By LongLaker
Tupper Lake Triad, ChrisM. Arab Mt.+ Goodman...

Tupper Lake Triad, ChrisM.
Arab Mt.+ Goodman Mt. + Coney Mountain followed by a nearby swim at Bog River Falls @ Tupper Lake. (There's even a patch for the triad.)
Have fun!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-30-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,397
Posted By LongLaker
Owl's Head tower from Lake Eaton campground/day...

Owl's Head tower from Lake Eaton campground/day use area. (Boat rentals available at campground or at bridge in LL.)
Paddle across Lake Eaton. You can take out on the far side and pick up the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-29-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,373
Posted By LongLaker
Coney Mountain outside of Tupper might suit you. ...

Coney Mountain outside of Tupper might suit you.
The trailhead/parking area is just off SR 30 at the Franklin Hamilton county line.
It's an easy one mile walk to a 360 degree open summit. Distant...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 06-29-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,717
Posted By LongLaker
There's a farm on Grooms Road in Rexford/Clifton...

There's a farm on Grooms Road in Rexford/Clifton Park that has split wood. Between Vischer Ferry Rd. and Miller Rd - across from the fire station.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-28-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,800
Posted By LongLaker
Here's a fun read about Rudy Valentino and the...

Here's a fun read about Rudy Valentino and the Foxlair (http://www.adirondacklifemag.com/blogs/2015/12/14/valentino-and-me/) estate.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-28-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,373
Posted By LongLaker
You could pitch a tent or tarp at Lake Arnold -...

You could pitch a tent or tarp at Lake Arnold - just in case you need to seek shelter.
From Lake Arnold it's a short climb to the open, false summit of Mt. Colden.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-24-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,671
Posted By LongLaker
Avalanche Lake from the Loj is a moderate walk to...

Avalanche Lake from the Loj is a moderate walk to some spectacular watery scenery.

Big Slide by way of the Brothers has nice open views but no water.

St. Regis has views to water and the High...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 06-21-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,477
Posted By LongLaker
Hi JM, The NPT Chapter of ADK hosts a Web...

Hi JM,

The NPT Chapter of ADK hosts a Web site with planning tools, maps and trail descriptions and other info.
Northville Placid Trail (http://www.nptrail.org)

Facebook has a pretty active...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-13-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,327
Posted By LongLaker
1) Owls Head (Long Lake) 2) Jay Mountain 3)...

1) Owls Head (Long Lake)
2) Jay Mountain
3) St. Regis
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-25-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,496
Posted By LongLaker
+1 on the basecamp suggestion. One more option...

+1 on the basecamp suggestion.
One more option is a counter-clockwise loop around the Seward Range.
I think it offers much of what you're looking for in a 4-day BP trip.
Starting points in Long...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-25-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,806
Posted By LongLaker
+1 to what Shultzz said. I like to use a...

+1 to what Shultzz said.
I like to use a streamer on a sink tip flyline pulled at or just below the surface. Variable speeds. Change direction.
Green patterns and rainbow/smelt patterns have been...
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