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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-21-2018, 04:16 PM
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Posted By greatexpectations
in the past i believe the DEC has actually added...

in the past i believe the DEC has actually added exceptions like this. they have their muddy trail advisory press release in may but they also release weekly (typically thursdays) updates on...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-17-2018, 10:33 AM
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Views: 22,994
Posted By greatexpectations
i agree with you, but some others seem to think...

i agree with you, but some others seem to think that my 'comrades' and i are getting worked up over nothing. we'll see i guess.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-15-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 22,994
Posted By greatexpectations
i agree with you 100% that there needs to be a...

i agree with you 100% that there needs to be a balance, but in this case i don't think the proposal meets that balance. there are many other options in the adirondacks with great access. this is a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-25-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,445
Posted By greatexpectations
luck of the draw! i have had contact with some...

luck of the draw! i have had contact with some sort of DEC employee both of my last two times passing by. the first someone came out of the cabin and the second they were on trail just before the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-26-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,079
Posted By greatexpectations
you also have to consider 'AMR alley'. driving...

you also have to consider 'AMR alley'. driving through this weekend i made sure to slow to 15-20mph coming down the hill from chapel pond. this was a good move on my part, as there was a group...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-25-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 19,364
Posted By greatexpectations
thanks all, that seems to be quite a difference....

thanks all, that seems to be quite a difference. i wonder if the 'view expansion' will make wallface a more popular summit.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-25-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 19,364
Posted By greatexpectations
i have not yet visited the summit of wallface....

i have not yet visited the summit of wallface. does anyone have a 'before' picture of what that summit looked like for comparison?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-11-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,084
Posted By greatexpectations
i don't think we have crossed paths on trail yet...

i don't think we have crossed paths on trail yet but anyone who references the great gary cohen is ok in my book!
Forum: Trip Reports 09-05-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,682
Posted By greatexpectations
great to see an ermine brook slide trip! i...

great to see an ermine brook slide trip! i enjoyed your pictures, thanks for the report.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-30-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,552
Posted By greatexpectations
growing up i spent many summers in/near...

growing up i spent many summers in/near speculator and some sort of jets (i won't pretend to know what model) would buzz by on a near weakly basis. a larger transport style plane once flew fairly low...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-18-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 941
Posted By greatexpectations
as a former moffitt employee i am glad to hear...

as a former moffitt employee i am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay!

i would throw in watch hill as another great little local hike. the sacandaga river walk is also quite pleasant for a low...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-17-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,794
Posted By greatexpectations
this is the story i had heard about it too. don't...

this is the story i had heard about it too. don't know if it is true, but it seems plausible.
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 10-26-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 50,186
Posted By greatexpectations
thanks for posting. i had no idea the canada lynx...

thanks for posting. i had no idea the canada lynx was as rare in NY as this article indicated. i saw one a few years ago on the mt jo trail of all places, but this article has me second guessing...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 10-19-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,319
Posted By greatexpectations
https://twitter.com/ScottvanLaer/status/7778116274...

https://twitter.com/ScottvanLaer/status/777811627454455808

this is what came to mind for me. the general description and location both seem to fit. it was posted in the aspiring 46'rs facebook...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-13-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,781
Posted By greatexpectations
haha yep, and that is just in these two little...

haha yep, and that is just in these two little areas. in nat geo's defense, it is possible that an update exists and i just don't have it. i like the coloring and style of the nat geo maps but...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-13-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,781
Posted By greatexpectations
not exactly the mileage discussion going on, but...

not exactly the mileage discussion going on, but i've had a couple of different issues with the nat geo map over the years. or at least my version, i don't know if they issue updates. here are two...
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