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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-25-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,337
Posted By Banjoe
The road to the new lot is generally in decent...

The road to the new lot is generally in decent shape though I suppose it gets pretty soft sometimes, but it is maintained due to the heavy use. In winter it's sometimes better than Beaver Pond Rd....
Forum: Trip Reports 03-18-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By Banjoe
While I was nowhere near identifying enough to...

While I was nowhere near identifying enough to pass a quiz on the picture of the High Peaks, I think I'd be embarrassed to put my name on this one looking west with how few I could name. And don't...
Forum: Trip Reports 03-18-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By Banjoe
When I clicked on the link it would zoom in, but...

When I clicked on the link it would zoom in, but not very much. I then closed it out and clicked on it again and it worked the way it's intended. Curious, I tried the procedure again and it worked...
Forum: Trip Reports 03-16-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By Banjoe
Fantastic, thanks. This was one of those trips I...

Fantastic, thanks. This was one of those trips I feel like a picture or two might end up getting framed, and if one is the High Peaks, everyone who sees it is going to ask which peak is which.
Forum: Trip Reports 03-15-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By Banjoe
Thanks, between a cheap phone and a nice camera I...

Thanks, between a cheap phone and a nice camera I ended up with some good shots. I'm afraid I haven't gotten far with my identification of the High Peaks using maps or internet research. Anyone...
Forum: Trip Reports 03-14-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By Banjoe
Pharaoh Paradise

So glad someone else picked the weekend to renew our winter trip to Pharaoh after missing a couple years. I'd have had us up there this weekend in the rain and warm temps instead of perfect weather...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 02-06-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,555
Posted By Banjoe
Hey wait a minute, I live in a city, albeit a...

Hey wait a minute, I live in a city, albeit a small one with 300 acres of preserved forest across the street, but I'm still a city-slicker. I was skiing at daybreak the other day and as I came down...
Forum: Environmental Issues 02-06-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,679
Posted By Banjoe
It's not just what the salt is doing to the...

It's not just what the salt is doing to the plants and water near the roads either. Salt reacts with so many things in many ways that end up causing more problems. A good synopsis of this was...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-21-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,277
Posted By Banjoe
I might be on my way but it's not a priority, so...

I might be on my way but it's not a priority, so whenever people pressure me to work harder to be a 46er I point out that there are people like this guy who are ahead of me.
Forum: Trip Reports 11-21-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,491
Posted By Banjoe
When I did this hike last summer I kept...

When I did this hike last summer I kept questioning myself that I was on the right trail as there was quite a bit of down hill going in. Glad I pushed the doubts out of mind and got to the fire...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-21-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,390
Posted By Banjoe
Crowds, Waits, Fees

The Guardian has a feature on a subject frequently discussed here, but in this case it's overuse of the national parks. Reading it is enough to keep me away from many of the places I've wanted to...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 10-22-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,906
Posted By Banjoe
I've tried skiing this twice but lack of broken...

I've tried skiing this twice but lack of broken trail in very deep snow stopped me both times. I made it to Remsen Falls on one attempt and since I was camped at Bear Lake it made for a nice round...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-04-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,416
Posted By Banjoe
There is a group that nets migrating owls in the...

There is a group that nets migrating owls in the fall and bands them to learn more about their numbers and habits. A guy in our area puts out the word each fall looking for assistants as he bands...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 10-01-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,684
Posted By Banjoe
No idea if this means anything or not, but I've...

No idea if this means anything or not, but I've never seen it before. One is a black walnut lodge in the top of a 10' high chain link fence, the other is a walnut wedged behind wires 20' up a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-01-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,828
Posted By Banjoe
For awhile I was getting high school seniors to...

For awhile I was getting high school seniors to volunteer with trail work and cleaning up abandoned campsites, but they were too unreliable and difficult to coordinate to get critical mass to show up...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-01-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,814
Posted By Banjoe
My one time of breaking the rule about sleeping...

My one time of breaking the rule about sleeping in a car at a trail head happened in PLWA. I'd parked at the end of the maintained section of Pharaoh Rd. after dark and walked almost to the parking...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-24-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,828
Posted By Banjoe
I like early spring for all the stuff that came...

I like early spring for all the stuff that came down over the winter, mid-summer to hack back growth in open areas (goldenrod and grasses), and in the fall when a group of friends does an annual walk...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-24-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,557
Posted By Banjoe
Could see the photos before logging in,...

Could see the photos before logging in, thankfully they're still there after logging in. No harm in seeing those more than once. Spectacular. Thanks.
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 09-16-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,134
Posted By Banjoe
Good decision Lucky 13. Bigfoot and Unicorn...

Good decision Lucky 13. Bigfoot and Unicorn Conventions are the only two places a banjo will actually be in tune.
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 07-24-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,684
Posted By Banjoe
There's a pile outside the local hockey rink. ...

There's a pile outside the local hockey rink. It's really shaved ice but very similar, I go by and throw a snowball every once in awhile to keep my hopes up for better times.
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