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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-09-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 682
Posted By TCD
My longest day was on the Great Range, because I...

My longest day was on the Great Range, because I was waiting for a much slower partner - probably 20 hours. (Same partner had done the loop in the past in 12.) We're all good; that partner has...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-04-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By TCD
From what I've read, this trade is a pretty...

From what I've read, this trade is a pretty destructive to bears...

http://darwin.bio.uci.edu/sustain/global/sensem/nguyen97.htm
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-19-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,725
Posted By TCD
Dude - lesson learned: Bring boats, guns,...

Dude - lesson learned:

Bring boats, guns, maybe drugs; DON"T bring girlfriends.
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 12-18-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By TCD
Virus Threat?

New in the last day or two:

When I first go to ADKForum front page (Google Chrome, all caches clear), I get a message from Avast that says it has secured a virus threat:

HTML: RedirDL-inf [Trj]...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 12-18-2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By TCD
Well I had a chance to review the draft. The...

Well I had a chance to review the draft.

The end point they get to is actually pretty reasonable, and it will improve how ski trails are managed in the Adirondacks, so that's good.

(The...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-17-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,516
Posted By TCD
I in no way suggested that the problem resides...

I in no way suggested that the problem resides with individual responders. These people (Rangers, Cops, Rescue Squads, volunteers, etc.) are great, and they are doing the hard work. Please don't...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-17-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,516
Posted By TCD
Lots of useful, but disappointing information...

Lots of useful, but disappointing information here.

Unrelated to this particular incident, the general lack of emergency contact systems in the Adirondacks is, and has been for a long time, a...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 12-16-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By TCD
Link: ...

Link:

https://www.apa.ny.gov/Mailing/2018/12/StateLand/SkiTrailDraftGuidance.pdf
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-07-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,661
Posted By TCD
6.5 miles one way.

6.5 miles one way.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-07-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,532
Posted By TCD
Minor note - Ex. Prod. is Ben Stiller, not Adam...

Minor note - Ex. Prod. is Ben Stiller, not Adam Sandler.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-06-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,107
Posted By TCD
The "undead deer" made the national...

The "undead deer" made the national news...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 12-03-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By TCD
Wonderful stuff! Thanks, Festus. We bought...

Wonderful stuff! Thanks, Festus.

We bought our property here from Adrian Edmonds, who was born in about 1915. He told us he well remembered when the road over Chapel Pond pass was an unpaved...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-27-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,498
Posted By TCD
Yes, DSettahr's post is excellent and...

Yes, DSettahr's post is excellent and encyclopedic. I recommend following his advice.

A few additional points for the OP:

I'm guessing you live in PA or nearby? There are probably some local...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 11-26-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By TCD
Yes, that's a 3 pin toe piece. 3 pin...

Yes, that's a 3 pin toe piece.

3 pin bindings can be (and usually are) a standalone toe binding; no heel strap involved. Of course there are also 3 pin bindings with heel straps or cables.

To...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-21-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 799
Posted By TCD
Fluff article, trying to appeal to the currently...

Fluff article, trying to appeal to the currently popular narrative. Yawn.

I never have any trouble finding solitude; it's big out there.

Hiked in Yellowstone; broke the law bringing my dog, so...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-18-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By TCD
That's so bad it's almost unbelievable. Three...

That's so bad it's almost unbelievable. Three thoughts:

Game cameras
Identify evil-doer
Summarily execute
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-16-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,795
Posted By TCD
Well, there are always plenty of nuts and self...

Well, there are always plenty of nuts and self promoters out there.

What is disappointing is that EMS is headlining this. I remember when they were a reputable gear shop. Apparently now, they...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-15-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,795
Posted By TCD
"Aaron Ralston worship" started this ball...

"Aaron Ralston worship" started this ball rolling. Copycats can be expected. Most of them will be smart enough to not have to cut off their own arm...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-14-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,256
Posted By TCD
I know, that's a might thick thicket. I used to...

I know, that's a might thick thicket. I used to like to bushwhack out the west ridge of Noonmark over to the Bear Den trail and then back down Gravestone, but that thicket is kind of in the way now....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-14-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,256
Posted By TCD
Around Noonmark the Beech may have been helped...

Around Noonmark the Beech may have been helped along by the 1999 fire, which created a large area of newly available habitat for whatever was ready to colonize it the most quickly.
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