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Forum: Trip Reports 09-07-2010, 02:58 PM
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Posted By greenebr
MacIntyre Range and Colden - 9/3

Jumped in the car minutes before 3am just north of Old Forge and headed for the Loj.

Arrived at the Loj, put on my boots, put in the headlamp grabbed my pack, and I signed in at about 5am.

Not...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-07-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,415
Posted By greenebr
Good job! What's next?

Good job! What's next?
Forum: Lost and Found 09-07-2010, 11:38 AM
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Views: 1,562
Posted By greenebr
Lost Map/Compass on Iroquois, Friday 9/3/10

I lost my map and compass, both in a galloon sized ziplock bag between the start of the trail up Iroquois (from the Lake Colden to Algonquin trial) and the peak of Iroquois. If found, please let me...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-07-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,898
Posted By greenebr
This list seems pretty accurate. All hikes are...

This list seems pretty accurate. All hikes are similar and based on the time and hikes you listed, you should be able to accomplish each of these.

Colden and Marcy from the Loj via Marcy Dam are...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-31-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,415
Posted By greenebr
Be prepared for the wind, rain/wind jackets or...

Be prepared for the wind, rain/wind jackets or fleeces to keep warm.

Cascade is bald at the peak so you will have no cover from the wind and you will get cold fast.

You should be fine in the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-30-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,356
Posted By greenebr
I live in Niagara County (for about 3 years), but...

I live in Niagara County (for about 3 years), but have (ironically) only been hiking in the ADK region...
Forum: Environmental Issues 08-30-2010, 02:01 PM
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Views: 10,878
Posted By greenebr
Thanks.......

Thanks.......
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-30-2010, 10:23 AM
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Views: 1,350
Posted By greenebr
Haven't done Giant yet, but here's how I would...

Haven't done Giant yet, but here's how I would rank the other.

Easiet to Toughest:
Gothic from Ore Bed Lean-to - There are cable to the way up Gothics which are very helpful in the final acsent....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-30-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,027
Posted By greenebr
http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/ Has a...

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/

Has a pedometer function which can track routes for distance.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-27-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,068
Posted By greenebr
There are mulitple trail heads in Keene Valley. ...

There are mulitple trail heads in Keene Valley. I'm not sure where the port authority would end but in the area, you could probably stick out your thumb and get a ride (if needed).

Try this link...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-27-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,006
Posted By greenebr
I like Cliff Bars (about $1 each). I find they...

I like Cliff Bars (about $1 each). I find they supply the complex proteins and carbs you need for long term energy.

For a less expensive option, try Nature Valley granola bars. They are simple,...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-20-2010, 10:05 AM
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Views: 1,478
Posted By greenebr
When you hike up Algonquin, also take the short...

When you hike up Algonquin, also take the short side trip up Boundary/Iroquois. The herd path starts at bend in the trail up Algonquin for the final ascent. It is a short distance (0.4-0.5 miles)...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-17-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,775
Posted By greenebr
Agreed. Skylight before Gray. Skylight is...

Agreed. Skylight before Gray.

Skylight is 0.4-0.5 miles and 400 feet elevation from the Four Corner. You could return over Marcy via the Van Ho trail (7.4-7.5 miles from the Marcy Peak or...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-17-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,775
Posted By greenebr
From the outlet of Lake Tear of the Cloud, near...

From the outlet of Lake Tear of the Cloud, near the Four Corners. There is a carin marking the start of the trail. Follow the trail from that point and return there. Don't try to bushwack to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-17-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,381
Posted By greenebr
Not as good views as the others in the area. ...

Not as good views as the others in the area.

The herd path is more likely to be wet/muddy and the group had a 9 year old.

That being said, Tabletop is not hard to follow and is a good hike. ...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-17-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,775
Posted By greenebr
Agreed. Go for this loop. Then you will have...

Agreed. Go for this loop. Then you will have the Van Ho golden highway at the end of the day...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-16-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,775
Posted By greenebr
Marcy, Skylight, Haystack would be a difficult...

Marcy, Skylight, Haystack would be a difficult day. The best way to approach would be Marcy to Four Corners to Skylight to Panther Gorge to Haystack to Loj. This is a popular loop usually done by...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-16-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,695
Posted By greenebr
Agreed. Other options include: Gothics,...

Agreed.

Other options include:
Gothics, Armstong, Upper Wolf Jaw
Phelps, Tabeltop, and if you want to push it Marcy
Gaint and Rocky Ridge
Dail and Nippletop
Whiteface and Esther
Street and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-16-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,016
Posted By greenebr
Try Paul Smiths College. I went to a wedding...

Try Paul Smiths College. I went to a wedding there once. I remember the wedding being dry by college rules.

Just an idea to investigate.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-06-2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,381
Posted By greenebr
Marcy from Marcy Dam would be a good hike for a 9...

Marcy from Marcy Dam would be a good hike for a 9 year old in decent shape. The ascent up Marcy (from Marcy Dam) is very gradual with no spots that require any scrambling. Take the side trip to...
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