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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-20-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Wondering what percentage of the 40% for improper...

Wondering what percentage of the 40% for improper clothing or footware were in the category of lacking snowshoes.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-15-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
The climb to Sawyer Mountain that has a ledge...

The climb to Sawyer Mountain that has a ledge lookout toward Blue Mountain is not too long (2.2 mi round trip) nor too steep. It's also not far south of Blue Mt Lake.

Take extra credit for a...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-15-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Hear the Footsteps
The trail has a pretty steep stretch. Conditions...

The trail has a pretty steep stretch. Conditions of that day will dictate what traction gear is appropriate.

I suggest be prepared for a variety of conditions.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-14-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Yes, Azure is on a very nice cliff. It has a...

Yes, Azure is on a very nice cliff. It has a nice view, just not a 360o view and don't get too close to the edge. It's a big drop off.

The tower itself is not one of the higher ones.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-12-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,569
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Was there actually anything new in the...

Was there actually anything new in the commissioners announcement?

Or to stay in another way. What is new in this announcement?

My point of view is at a high level Nothing New here. Just...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-08-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,569
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Googleing "Preventive Search and Rescue" with...

Googleing "Preventive Search and Rescue" with "National Park Service" returns lots of hits.

This is one just one of them. It seems relevant to the tread....
Forum: Trip Reports 02-02-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Nice report and pictures, Thanks, Don

Nice report and pictures,
Thanks,
Don
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-09-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,326
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Does being out of gas and slow count? It was 18...

Does being out of gas and slow count? It was 18 or 19 hrs. I think closer to 19 hrs. An attempt at Ed Bunk's 'Circle of Doom' in reverse.

What I did finish starting about 2am from the Garden: ...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-03-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,543
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Regards to the Route. Most of the people I...

Regards to the Route.
Most of the people I hike with do the whole range in winter. We're from the Albany area and prefer to climb Macomb and then return by descending Dix from the Beckhorn Trail. ...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-03-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,543
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Well, just for the record. Tahawus got about 6"...

Well, just for the record. Tahawus got about 6" of new snow today. Boreas Road was sloppy from the Northway; so, Elk Lake probably got something similar.

It was a short crust season.

Don
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-02-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,543
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Hey, that's my conditions report :dance: no...

Hey, that's my conditions report :dance: no worries.

Anyway,
I wouldn't say the route is skiable right now. You might want to ask again later.

Don
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-02-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,543
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
FWIW I ran into two rangers about two weeks ago...

FWIW I ran into two rangers about two weeks ago and was told 12" snow base is the standard.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-02-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,384
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Thanks for your reply. I liked the part above. ...

Thanks for your reply. I liked the part above.

Rather than just read the news accounts. I found and read the previous 2 to 1 decision that was in the reverse decision. I'll be interested to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-31-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,384
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Just curious....how'd that happen? What...

Just curious....how'd that happen? What questions/or type of questions were asked(if you can say)?

Don
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 12-28-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,307
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Oh, OK thanks. Guess I got my compass bearings...

Oh, OK thanks. Guess I got my compass bearings wrong.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-28-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 754
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Based on last Saturday climbing Donaldson. We...

Based on last Saturday climbing Donaldson. We were on 6" of snow at 2000' elevation. However some trail sections melted out by running water. And anything over 2200' one could benefit from better...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 12-28-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,307
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Interesting pictures. The trees have grown...

Interesting pictures.

The trees have grown in a lot. I bet(wish) you couldn't(could) retake the pictures at an elevation for a direct comparison to now.

The peak with the "little beckhorn"...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 12-20-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
I have EVO Ascent I'm about 180#. They are...

I have EVO Ascent
I'm about 180#. They are not great in deep snow. The Ascent are the plastic ones with televators. The decks have been durable but I'm on my third set of bindings. After a...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 12-18-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,133
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Chapel Pond Pass Picture I hope this works. ...

Chapel Pond Pass Picture

I hope this works.
I saw recently a Senaca Ray Stoddard photo taken c1890 in Chapel Pond Pass in a 1989 Adirondack Life Magazine. It shows a walking path. Anybody...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-04-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,134
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Drove past Gulf Brook Road on the way to Upper...

Drove past Gulf Brook Road on the way to Upper Works Saturday. At that time parking only on the shoulder of the highway.

Had Gulf Brook road been plowed up the hill in winter to the gate?
...
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