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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-21-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By Yury
It reminds me how Mountain Equipment Coop demise...

It reminds me how Mountain Equipment Coop demise has started.
They brought "professionals" on the board and neglected desire of regular "members".
Then they "modernized" the name from Mountain...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-19-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,779
Posted By Yury
I am not sure whether "detained" is the right...

I am not sure whether "detained" is the right word.
I would phrase it as "were questioned" or "his documents were checked".

It's their standard operation procedure to ask for a key while checking...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-17-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 26,848
Posted By Yury
https://www.wmur.com/article/stranded-hiker-uses-f...

https://www.wmur.com/article/stranded-hiker-uses-facebook-to-plea-for-help/25591792
In New Hampshire when a hiker was stranded near Mt. Lafayette summit "NH 911 received a text from Cummings saying...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-16-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 26,848
Posted By Yury
Thank you, I will instruct my wife and my son to...

Thank you, I will instruct my wife and my son to dial DEC phone numbers in case of an emergency SMS/e-mail from me.

P.S. I assumed that I lived in the 21st century.
Apparently I was too...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-16-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 26,848
Posted By Yury
If I have a satellite phone I should call DEC...

If I have a satellite phone I should call DEC Dispatch phone numbers in case of emergency.

And what if I have a satellite communicator?
Is there a way to reach DEC Dispatch via e-mail or SMS?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-15-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,231
Posted By Yury
Thank you DSettahr for putting so much efforts in...

Thank you DSettahr for putting so much efforts in your response.
Although it's smaller than "Freedom of The Hills" it still covers the most important aspects of winter hiking and camping.
I enjoyed...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-20-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 35,130
Posted By Yury
17 people have died this year on 14ers of...

17 people have died this year on 14ers of Colorado so far.
By comparison 4ers of ADK are not that dangerous.
I do not believe that this death would change anything.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-19-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 35,130
Posted By Yury
What kind of terrain is below the spot where he was found?

Neil, Trail Boss,

What kind of terrain is below the spot where he was found?
Is that drainage passable when going downstream?

Logically speaking he was supposed to move downstream.
I am still...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-01-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,304
Posted By Yury
I do not see any "concentric depressions/channel"...

I do not see any "concentric depressions/channel" on my BV450.
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 09-06-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,459
Posted By Yury
Is adkhighpeaks.com up or down?

I can't connect today.
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 01-10-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 19,455
Posted By Yury
Today I see a blank page when accessing...

Today I see a blank page when accessing http://adkhighpeaks.com.
Are you sure it's up and running?
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 01-03-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 19,455
Posted By Yury
It's still down. :(

It's still down. :(
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 07-17-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 77,563
Posted By Yury
Not that simple. To get all US rebates you need...

Not that simple.
To get all US rebates you need to be local (to have US driver's license).
Otherwise price difference is not that great.

Also, after CAD$ started sliding down, price difference...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 07-16-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 77,563
Posted By Yury
Neil, You were not afraid to buy used 5 y.o....

Neil,
You were not afraid to buy used 5 y.o. Subaru?

And what about other people?
Would you buy a used Subaru?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-22-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,178
Posted By Yury
I believe that modern hand held GPSes and cell...

I believe that modern hand held GPSes and cell phone use new generation of GPS chips and most of them them should work just fine in a thick forest.
Forum: Trip Reports 08-08-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 17,577
Posted By Yury
I noticed a few photos of strippers in the first...

I noticed a few photos of strippers in the first post of this thread. :)
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-15-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,975
Posted By Yury
Violet prisms hanging on trees?

In May and July I noticed a few dark violet prisms (about 1.5 feet tall with 0.5 feet side) hanging on trees near trailheads and other parking spots.
Do you know what are they?
Are they nests,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-05-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 48,356
Posted By Yury
Today I hiked Wolfjaws, Armstrong and Gothics and...

Today I hiked Wolfjaws, Armstrong and Gothics and the number of mosquitoes and flies was below my personal annoyance threshold level (my son may have had a different opinion).
It means that they...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-22-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 48,356
Posted By Yury
Does it mean that the black fly season is over...

Does it mean that the black fly season is over and that I should not worry about buying a head net for my trip in 10 days?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-20-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 48,356
Posted By Yury
Two year ago in May I underestimated Massassauga...

Two year ago in May I underestimated Massassauga blackflies. :eek:
Apparently I had a lot of hairlines on my legs and arms. :)

Do you really mean that Adirondacks High Peaks blackflies can be as...
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