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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-27-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 12
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Question Short Hikes

I've got a question. My girlfriend's sister has spastic paraplegia. She can walk but it is difficult for her and can't do it for extended periods of time. She does enjoy getting out and loves nature....
Forum: Photography 06-27-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 37,261
Friend took this picture today at Stony Pond...

Friend took this picture today at Stony Pond before we hiked back. It was her first time camping outside of a larger group. We had a good time. No activity besides the loons at night which freaked...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-25-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,171
I don't think you really need them, but where...

I don't think you really need them, but where your jacket meets your thigh is going to get wet. Always does when I wear my jacket. So, if you don't end up getting them make sure you don't keep your...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 06-22-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,671
Haha. I'm pretty proficient with drawing and...

Haha. I'm pretty proficient with drawing and painting, but not that great at MSPaint. If you give me a tuba, chances are I'll be able to get something out of it.

My ultimate guess would have to...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 06-16-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,671
Help ID Bird

I went camping with my uncle and cousin last week up in Newcomb. Well, on the second day I wasn't feeling great, and decided to go relieve myself in the woods. I walked a distance and found a good...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-14-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,419
So, Essex County is a very tightly regulated...

So, Essex County is a very tightly regulated area?

What isn't a tightly regulated area?

The route I've planned is a very beautiful one. That's what I want. Challenging and beautiful.

I...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-13-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,419
I can't even rope my food in a tree? I've heard...

I can't even rope my food in a tree? I've heard the only bears in the world to break into bear canisters are those in the ADK and San Diego. Otherwise, I will have to respect this rule.

I am...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-13-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,419
From what I see, the only thing that would be a...

From what I see, the only thing that would be a concern is building a fire outside of a designated fire pit. And if that is the situation, I can always bring a portable stove with me. Otherwise, I'm...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-13-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,419
Oh, wow. That is way more lenient than I thought....

Oh, wow. That is way more lenient than I thought. I don't plan on sleeping on trails because I feel like that would be a negative site for hikers. If I were to have a fire it would probably be to...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-13-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,419
Question Proper Camping Spots

I'm planning roughly a week long trip and I've been mapping out a few routes to take.

I understand that there are designated camping sights within the park, but would it be looked poorly upon if...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 03-11-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,998
Limekiln: I shall bring toilet paper. That just...

Limekiln:
I shall bring toilet paper. That just seems like a good idea overall.

TCD:
Really, I started this thread because I plan on taking a week off of work this fall. I would trek across...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 03-10-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,998
ADK Survival Tips & Tricks

So I've searched through the first ten pages or so and it mostly seems to just be gear threads.

How about a survival thread? Tips and tricks, plants good to eat and for ailments, finding your...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-10-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,013
I agree with you. I would like the idea of...

I agree with you. I would like the idea of carrying a rifle in case of emergencies. I would feel no need to use it unless I for some reason became stranded and had no other option for food. I would...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-10-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,235
My girlfriend and her family used to go up there...

My girlfriend and her family used to go up there when she and her sisters were children. She always recalled it being a nice time. But then again, it might have been the novelty that her last name is...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-11-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,575
I definitely am going to be planning a lot of...

I definitely am going to be planning a lot of trips and am glad we decided to do Stony Pond first. We were looking for something a little more challenging, but I haven't hiked besides the 100+...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-09-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,575
Ill definitely keep these places in mind. We're...

Ill definitely keep these places in mind. We're gonna be doing Stony Pond this time. But we're gonna be camping a lot more frequently now.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-07-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,575
Hiking and Camping this Thursday

I'm going camping and hiking this Thursday with a friend, and the only place that comes to mind is Stony Pond. Primarily looking for a place with a lean-to.

Does anyone have any suggestions?
...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-07-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,901
I figured cotton would be off limits, but have...

I figured cotton would be off limits, but have never seen or noticed synthetic long johns.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-06-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,901
Alright, I possess a rain jacket. Would long...

Alright, I possess a rain jacket. Would long johns work for a base layer?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-05-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,449
Thank you for your opinions and taking time to...

Thank you for your opinions and taking time to give me some ideas. Dick, I would say I'm out of shape in the fact I haven't been mountain climbing in four or more years. So, after work tonight I will...
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