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Forum: Environmental Issues 05-28-2019, 12:20 PM
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Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Over the Memorial Day holiday I picked up a local...

Over the Memorial Day holiday I picked up a local topics magazine at the I-81 Pennsylvania Welcome Center in Great Bend, PA. Coincidently the Susquehanna River runs through Great Bend. In the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-27-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
You are going to go to Denning, NY. It's a road...

You are going to go to Denning, NY. It's a road up a valley. Stay on it till it ends. That's where the trail head is. By this way you'll climb Table first and Peekamoose second.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-16-2019, 05:51 PM
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Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Winter 32L Osprey Kamber Otherwise 22L Osprey...

Winter 32L Osprey Kamber
Otherwise 22L Osprey Talon
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-09-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Lyon has a good view. An open ledge in front of...

Lyon has a good view. An open ledge in front of the tower. Sort of Northeast to Southeast.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-11-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 944
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Could probably walk the roads. It might be like...

Could probably walk the roads. It might be like going to Allen Mt, an all day trip, but possible.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-01-2019, 07:05 PM
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Views: 1,132
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
I guess DEC has given up on lime :)

I guess DEC has given up on lime :)
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-24-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,684
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Same here. I've read too many NY Times Articles...

Same here. I've read too many NY Times Articles already. I would need to subscribe next.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-23-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,484
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
There is a table in each report for total...

There is a table in each report for total incidents and hours worked by the Rangers. Can get back to 1963.

The PDFs do list the hours worked by rangers in SAR and for SAR training they receive...
Forum: Trip Reports 03-21-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,465
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Nice pictures of the snowy highest peaks. Took a...

Nice pictures of the snowy highest peaks. Took a bit for me to find Stony Pond.

It's from one of the trail heads with a small pull off on 28N north of Minerva?

Don
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 03-21-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,490
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Interesting. Thanks. I had the wrong...

Interesting. Thanks. I had the wrong understanding of how and when Dix Mountain was named (By Emmons no less). I was eager to confirm in the latest history by the 46ers which agreed.

But...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-20-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 972
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
There's so much snow it's hard to predict. A lot...

There's so much snow it's hard to predict. A lot depends on the weather/temperatures this spring. East and North sides should keep more snow.

Giant RPR is mostly E-W with the main climb part...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-19-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,684
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Hmm March 16...Saturday. Probably a busy day on...

Hmm March 16...Saturday. Probably a busy day on Giant.

Last year descending Gothics we crossed paths with a hiker climbing wearing running shoes using the post holes in the cornice for traction....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-15-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,100
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Agreed. The fact that it's a bill that's...

Agreed.

The fact that it's a bill that's been introduced three times before and hasn't been acted on speaks for itself. It's not gone nowhere and will go nowhere.

And where is GOEast in all...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-14-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,100
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
I got interested in the actual bill rather than...

I got interested in the actual bill rather than the GO East simplified version

Here is a link. It's asking for DEC to do 3 year pilot program. It is being introduced for the 4th time since 2011....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-14-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,100
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
I've read about having people at Lafayette Place...

I've read about having people at Lafayette Place NH (Franconia Ridge) as having had a positive impact (VFTT). I was there a year ago and there was one guy there with an EZ UP setup speaking to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-14-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,100
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Update on the wrong Phelps information on...

Update on the wrong Phelps information on Adirondack.net

I got a email from them just today. They updated the information!!

"Thank you for letting us know about the incorrect hiking details...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-13-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,100
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Come to recall that there has been a rating sheet...

Come to recall that there has been a rating sheet already available for some time.

I found a printed copy at Whiteface Mountain summit house.
It's also available by a link at Adirondack.net. ...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-13-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,100
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
My three word answer about trail difficult...

My three word answer about trail difficult ratings. Waste of money.

On the other hand ADK club group hikes and Meetup hikes assign difficulty ratings to hikes already. No need to re-invent...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 03-10-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,673
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
I saw a Marten this year on Cascade but wasn't...

I saw a Marten this year on Cascade but wasn't fast enough for a picture. Thanks for yours.

Don
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-08-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,245
Posted By Hear the Footsteps
Lots of good advice in earlier posts. How...

Lots of good advice in earlier posts.

How much time does the presentation have to take? 5-10 minutes?

You could suggest to your daughter a hike up just one of the 6 would provide enough...
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