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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-25-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By MTVhike
The CNY web link has lots of good information,...

The CNY web link has lots of good information, often gleaned from other sources, including Andy Arthurs very attractive maps.
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 11-23-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By MTVhike
What's wrong with the default maps built in to...

What's wrong with the default maps built in to Gaia? At least in the High Peaks, the trails are very up to date and accurate. And, of course, the base map is the USGS Topo.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-06-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,234
Posted By MTVhike
Richard, how far on the Elk Lake-Marcy trail did...

Richard, how far on the Elk Lake-Marcy trail did you go toward Panther Gorge before you went up Little Nippletop? Did you contour around to the col between McDonnel and Skylight, or go down to the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-20-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,042
Posted By MTVhike
I just realized I have Phil Brown's new(2019)...

I just realized I have Phil Brown's new(2019) book "Adirondack Paddling: 65 great flatwater adventures", which discusses this a lot!
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-16-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,042
Posted By MTVhike
River paddling in the Eastern 'Dacks

As a new paddler to the Adirondacks, I have mostly done lakes in the Saranac and St. Regis lakes areas, but I am interested in exploring some of the rivers near(ish) to Elizabethtown. I've heard that...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-10-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,740
Posted By MTVhike
Picky picky!

Picky picky!
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 10-01-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 25,051
Posted By MTVhike
FD, I have a similar problem with GAIA: although...

FD, I have a similar problem with GAIA: although the default base map works fine, and my location on that map clear without cellular service, if I want to zoom in to get more detail or to use another...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-30-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,125
Posted By MTVhike
Although the GPS function works with no cellular...

Although the GPS function works with no cellular connections, the map may not. Be sure you have the map downloaded onto your phone while you still have a cellular connection. Apps designed for...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-21-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,125
Posted By MTVhike
In general ATT is worse than Verizon in the ADKs....

In general ATT is worse than Verizon in the ADKs. There are towns which were ATT only and now added Verizon, but not the other way.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-21-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By MTVhike
I doubt it, unless you don't consider 6:00...

I doubt it, unless you don't consider 6:00 ridiculously early! I haven't tried to go to the two lots you mention, so maybe others can chime in. Your best bet would be go to trailheads where overflow...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-21-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,134
Posted By MTVhike
Thanks for rotating and reposting your pictures!...

Thanks for rotating and reposting your pictures! Beautiful!
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 09-17-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,174
Posted By MTVhike
Thanks, montcalm. you've given me the information...

Thanks, montcalm. you've given me the information I need.
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 09-17-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,174
Posted By MTVhike
Yes, it was, montcalm!

Yes, it was, montcalm!
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 09-16-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,109
Posted By MTVhike
I was camping at Rollins Pond last weekend and we...

I was camping at Rollins Pond last weekend and we witnessed a "marital scream fest" as you describe it! Fortunately, it was in the late afternoon.
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 09-16-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,297
Posted By MTVhike
I assume you meant Saranac Lake, not Saranac. I...

I assume you meant Saranac Lake, not Saranac. I didn't realize Casa del Sol was closed; when I drove by it a couple of days ago, I thought it was just shuttered for the pandemic.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-16-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,655
Posted By MTVhike
Back to your original question, I got a speeding...

Back to your original question, I got a speeding ticket once and the court allowed me to plead down to a parking ticket. That parking violation was for not parking over the white line, and it was...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-16-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By MTVhike
SB - yes, I noticed that after reading the UMP,...

SB - yes, I noticed that after reading the UMP, which I hadn't read before.
DS - thanks for reminding me that I need a permit to move my own wood. My question was really are there kinds of wood...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-15-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By MTVhike
I just spend last weekend at Rollins Pond and was...

I just spend last weekend at Rollins Pond and was very annoyed that there is no parking at either end of the Floodwood Loop trail; I noticed that this UMP adds a PA at the Fish Creek end. I just...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-15-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,840
Posted By MTVhike
My LI home is in Brookhaven where they have a...

My LI home is in Brookhaven where they have a weird way of evaluating value which gives older houses an advantage (my house was built in 1895!). My taxes there are somewhat less than $15000 but the...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 09-15-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,174
Posted By MTVhike
How to respond to a message

I received a message from another user yesterday, and tried to respond, but I got a message something like "user not found", even though the message began with the user's name. How do you respond to...
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