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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-14-2017, 10:01 PM
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Posted By iangoround
My bad.

My bad.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-13-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,126
Posted By iangoround
DEC Opens Trails and Roads on DEC Lands ...

DEC Opens Trails and Roads on DEC Lands
Effective May 12, 2017, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Region 6 is opening all mud gates to trails and seasonal access...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-27-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,394
Posted By iangoround
My wife and I a loop around Cedar Lakes and out...

My wife and I a loop around Cedar Lakes and out on the French Louie trail a few years ago. There was a Prius parked at the Pillsbury trailhead when we got there. I was a little amazed at that.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-27-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,670
Posted By iangoround
As long as you don't care about getting a prime...

As long as you don't care about getting a prime site or anything, you should be fine just showing up on Friday and booking a site for the night at the entrance booth. My wife and I do it all the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-03-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,729
Posted By iangoround
Moss Lake might be a neat place. There is a short...

Moss Lake might be a neat place. There is a short trail that rings the lake, with campsites along the way. Some are right on the water. There are no leantos, but if you brought a tent you could spend...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-02-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 38,592
Posted By iangoround
https://earthdata.nasa.gov/labs/worldview/ ...

https://earthdata.nasa.gov/labs/worldview/

It works kinda like google earth/maps. zoom in on the area you want to see.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-04-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,364
Posted By iangoround
You can probably do exactly what you want with...

You can probably do exactly what you want with Amateur Radio, but you and anyone else who operates the radio will need to be licensed.

A 5 watt 2 meter handheld radio for you and a base station...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-07-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,923
Posted By iangoround
My wife and I just finished the Saranac 6 in May...

My wife and I just finished the Saranac 6 in May with Haystack and McKenzie. We went in from Whiteface Inn Rd. The trail follows the jackrabbit trail and is a nice wide rocky road bed until you come...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-21-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,366
Posted By iangoround
You could try the DEC campground at Buck Pond...

You could try the DEC campground at Buck Pond north of Saranac Lake and climb something around there. I think Ampersand is on the list of suggested alternate mountains to climb that eh DEC put out....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-07-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,378
Posted By iangoround
There are two parking areas in Wanakena on S....

There are two parking areas in Wanakena on S. Shore Rd. for the high falls trail. The trail near one takes you straight to High Falls, the trail near the other takes you around by way of Janacks...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-31-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,588
Posted By iangoround
Yikes. The water has really come up to say hello...

Yikes. The water has really come up to say hello to that downed tree. I have a picture of me standing on top of it from 2011 high and dry.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-13-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,504
Posted By iangoround
I will never understand this forum's aversion to...

I will never understand this forum's aversion to posting GPS coordinates to shelters and other points of interest that are on trails. Any decent trail map will have most of that stuff marked on it...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 12-30-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,458
Posted By iangoround
I don't like using phones in the woods. They tend...

I don't like using phones in the woods. They tend to be rather sensitive about getting wet, dirty, and crushed. Also, I've never had good luck with batteries lasting very long.

You might look in...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 12-26-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,786
Posted By iangoround
Download the Garmin Basecamp software for free...

Download the Garmin Basecamp software for free from the Garmin website if you haven't all ready. Then get your hands on the free NYS Topo from GPSFileDepot. Basecamp will let you browse around the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-23-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,962
Posted By iangoround
The easiest way would be to import the file in to...

The easiest way would be to import the file in to Google Earth or whatever software you use for your GPS.

In Google Earth, import the file and then you can right-click on the icons it creates and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-21-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,962
Posted By iangoround
Check this thread:...

Check this thread: http://adkforum.com/showthread.php?t=18770&highlight=download+map

You can download all of the data in that map as a .gpx file or something and import it in to your favorite GPS...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 12-07-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,271
Posted By iangoround
I have one and I think it works rather well. It's...

I have one and I think it works rather well. It's normally accurate to within less than 20 feet and acquires a satellite lock pretty fast. Battery life is about 12 hours of continuous tracking with...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-26-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By iangoround
How about a small 12v battery? The 2-5 AH ones...

How about a small 12v battery? The 2-5 AH ones aren't terribly heavy, and you could recharge them in your car or with a solar charger.

http://www.batteryspace.com/12vsealedleadacidbatteries.aspx
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-26-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 759
Posted By iangoround
The High Falls loop might doable as well. No real...

The High Falls loop might doable as well. No real climbing, but there are some beaver dams to cross and one really really long single log bridge.
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 08-13-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,510
Posted By iangoround
My wife and I were up there just after Memorial...

My wife and I were up there just after Memorial day and saw tracks and scat in a few places between Cedar Lakes and West Canada Creek. I have a picture of one bigger than her hand just SW on the...
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