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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 05:21 PM
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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).
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-31-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,696
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: 1,696
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: 153
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: 153
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: 153
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: 31,207
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: 433
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: 433
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.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-16-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,221
Posted By MTVhike
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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-16-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,221
Posted By MTVhike
This trip reminds me of one I made when I was...

This trip reminds me of one I made when I was young and foolish. I was living in Cincinnati, Ohio and had spent the summer learning how to canoe whitewater, mostly in eastern Kentucky and Tennessee....
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-15-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,236
Posted By MTVhike
Went over to North Hudson to check out the trails...

Went over to North Hudson to check out the trails on the East side of 9. Although they are somewhat similar to those on the map, the colors of some have been changed and parts have been rerouted....
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-14-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,019
Posted By MTVhike
To follow up on my earlier recommendation of St....

To follow up on my earlier recommendation of St. Regis Canoe Outfitters, after I posted it, I actually connected to their site (www.canoeoutfitters.com). If you haven't already done so, look at that...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-13-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,019
Posted By MTVhike
I would go to the Saint Regis Canoe Outfitters in...

I would go to the Saint Regis Canoe Outfitters in Saranac Lake (www.canoeoutfitters.com). They can give you information, sell you the proper maps, and rent you boats. They have an outpost on...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-03-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,885
Posted By MTVhike
They are out in the Champlain Valley, near...

They are out in the Champlain Valley, near Westport. Not 10 miles farther west in Elizabethtown.
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 04-23-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 976
Posted By MTVhike
Thank you for that link and map, very...

Thank you for that link and map, very interesting. Did you get a chance to look at the Recreation Circular link I posted at the top of this thread? The description of the Sentinel Range Loop begins...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 04-22-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 976
Posted By MTVhike
In trying to trace these hikes on USGS maps, I am...

In trying to trace these hikes on USGS maps, I am hampered by the fact that the USGS Historical Topographic Maps site list no maps in that area between 1898 and 1955, skipping over the period of the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-22-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,530
Posted By MTVhike
"Back in the day", when I was paddling my 17'...

"Back in the day", when I was paddling my 17' Grumman on mid-Appalachian whitewater, I would kneel and my feet would usually go under the seat. I would like to achieve the same style in a modern,...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 04-21-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 976
Posted By MTVhike
NYS Recreation Circulars

My late father-in-law grew up in Syracuse and, before he enlisted in WWII, was an avid hiker, etc. in the Adirondacks. I inherited a copy of Recreation Circular 8, The Trails to Marcy, by A. S....
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 04-21-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By MTVhike
I seem to have gotten a little ahead of myself;...

I seem to have gotten a little ahead of myself; before I got your last to posts, I downloaded and unzipped Mobile Atlas Creator. This process created a folder in Program Files called MapTiler...
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