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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-10-2020, 07:29 AM
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Posted By MTVhike
Is that plan still in effect?

Is that plan still in effect?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-07-2020, 10:19 AM
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Views: 692
Posted By MTVhike
Could that be part of the snowmobile trail being...

Could that be part of the snowmobile trail being built in that area?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-05-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By MTVhike
When I was in Glacier NP last summer, it was...

When I was in Glacier NP last summer, it was recommended for back country hikers to carry bear spray, and it was sold at the various NPS stores. Although many people did, partly because I'm cheap and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-30-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By MTVhike
A friend of mine who doesn't drive (so does this...

A friend of mine who doesn't drive (so does this sort of thing regularly) was staying at the Loj and took a cab to my house in Elizabethtown. The bill was $100! (She usually takes the same cab to KV...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,672
Posted By MTVhike
Check out the Champlain Area Trails System...

Check out the Champlain Area Trails System (CATS). They have a lot of trails around Schroon Lake.

www.champlainareatrails.com
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-25-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By MTVhike
What map do you have? (I hope not Google!). The...

What map do you have? (I hope not Google!). The correct map shows a private road starting at the parking lot off 73, which is across the street from the Roaring Brook trailhead PA. That road does a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-24-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,189
Posted By MTVhike
Were their bathrooms open? I think that's the...

Were their bathrooms open? I think that's the problem with campgrounds.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-24-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,189
Posted By MTVhike
Just because people do doesn't mean that it's...

Just because people do doesn't mean that it's allowed. It's up to the store manager to enforce the "no mask no entry" policy.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-24-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By MTVhike
Well, at least they put in a sizeable outhouse at...

Well, at least they put in a sizeable outhouse at the public parking lot.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-23-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By MTVhike
I believe the only reserveable campsite is for...

I believe the only reserveable campsite is for the handicapped accessible lean-to at the old lodge site.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-18-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,189
Posted By MTVhike
What about campgrounds not mentioned by name -...

What about campgrounds not mentioned by name - such as Sharp Bridge?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-03-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By MTVhike
Just east of 9 and the Northway, and a little...

Just east of 9 and the Northway, and a little north of you is the Pharaoh Lake Wilderness, with lots of trails. Check out this map by CATS (the Champlain Area Trail System).

Sorry, I forgot to put...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-31-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,634
Posted By MTVhike
When I was living on Long Island, that was a 5-6...

When I was living on Long Island, that was a 5-6 hour drive to Elizabethtown, and 45 minutes more to the Loj.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-30-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,634
Posted By MTVhike
As a fairly new resident of Elizabethtown (I...

As a fairly new resident of Elizabethtown (I built my vacation home in 2014 and made it my mostly full time retirement home in 2019), I am impressed by the diligence of other people around here...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 05-30-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By MTVhike
I think my issue might be that some (maybe all)...

I think my issue might be that some (maybe all) of the files I'm have problems with are from my Garmin GPSMAP device, from the early 2000's and each file includes multiple tracks from different...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 05-29-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By MTVhike
Thanks for the suggestion, Wldrns. I downloaded...

Thanks for the suggestion, Wldrns. I downloaded it and tried it, but have two problems: I don't think it does what I want (simply display the track on a built-in map), and it didn't seem to work. It...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 05-29-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By MTVhike
Editing and managing GPX files

What is the best GPX viewer now? I use GPS Track Editor and Base Camp, but both have problems, especially for my older files created by Garmin which have many sub tracks. I've tried using Google...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 05-29-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 31,616
Posted By MTVhike
How often are the public/private data updated? I...

How often are the public/private data updated? I just looked and noted that Boreas Ponds land is still listed as private.
Forum: Trip Reports 05-28-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By MTVhike
I checked the OpenStreetMap layer on Gaia, and...

I checked the OpenStreetMap layer on Gaia, and where the trail from the PA which becomes the horse trail after crossing the CB Truck trail has a campsite marked just SE of that intersection. This is...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-28-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By MTVhike
Is this the site near where the horse trail...

Is this the site near where the horse trail crosses the Calkins Brook Truck Trail? I've seen people camping there and was wondering if it's a legal spot.
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