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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-24-2022, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By MTVhike
A couple of years ago I discovered the 2018 book...

A couple of years ago I discovered the 2018 book "Boreas Ponds - Roads, trails, and beyond" by Alex Kent. In 175 pages Kent describes everything in great detail, including very detailed maps at a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-24-2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By MTVhike
On Saturday, 5/21, I hiked partway up the North...

On Saturday, 5/21, I hiked partway up the North Trail to Giant. Insects weren't too bad, but I wore long sleeves and pants. The heat bothered me more. Then came the rain...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-23-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By MTVhike
What/where is Little Nippletop? Regarding the Elk...

What/where is Little Nippletop? Regarding the Elk Lake area, you could follow the Elk Lake March trail until you get onto State land, near where the new leanto is located. Otherwise, you would be...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-23-2022, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By MTVhike
One thing I like about GAIA on my iPhone as a GPS...

One thing I like about GAIA on my iPhone as a GPS navigation tool is that the maps are pretty much up to date, thanks to OpenStreetMap!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-18-2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By MTVhike
I just looked at the most recent USGS Kempshall...

I just looked at the most recent USGS Kempshall Mountain quad, 1999, and the fire tower is still shown. When was it removed?
And, according to the kempshallmtnclub.com link (above), the entirety of...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-18-2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,870
Posted By MTVhike
Thanks for the suggestions, above; I haven't...

Thanks for the suggestions, above; I haven't followed up on them yet but have been reading the "Adirondack Canoe Waters: North Flow" and, especially along the St. Regis River, there are many mentions...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-18-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,606
Posted By MTVhike
As a relatively recent escapee from southern NY,...

As a relatively recent escapee from southern NY, I was surprised to find that RE taxes in Elizabethtown are about the same as on Long Island, for a home with the same(ish) market value!
Someone else...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-17-2022, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By MTVhike
I was at the Harrietstown Boat Launch a couple of...

I was at the Harrietstown Boat Launch a couple of days ago, and found it a little confusing, because it is adjacent to a private club.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-17-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By MTVhike
Do you mean Moshier Ponds?

Do you mean Moshier Ponds?
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 04-13-2022, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTVhike
DS - thanks to your description, we went out to...

DS - thanks to your description, we went out to try the North end of the old NPT yesterday. The beginning was a little muddy and icy, but for the most part the trail was in excellent condition, until...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 03-22-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,322
Posted By MTVhike
Why does this forum look so different from the...

Why does this forum look so different from the High Peaks forum? I actually like this one better (format, not content).
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-14-2022, 03:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,811
Posted By MTVhike
I've paddled the Rollins/Floodwood ponds loop...

I've paddled the Rollins/Floodwood ponds loop several times and have always paddled through that connection (each way). There is currently a foot bridge over the Floodwood/Little Square connection...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-20-2022, 12:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,240
Posted By MTVhike
Have you checked with Garden Sheds, at exit 16 (I...

Have you checked with Garden Sheds, at exit 16 (I think) of the Northway? They will deliver and set up a shed or log home on your property. Or, contact one of the several Amish builders. The ones...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-09-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,765
Posted By MTVhike
In 2013, I bought my 85 acres near Elizabethtown...

In 2013, I bought my 85 acres near Elizabethtown and had my house built by 2015; the property had been previously selectively logged, with only the hardwoods cut, so there are a lot of white and red...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-15-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 781
Posted By MTVhike
Sugarloaf mountain in the Town of Willsboro

As a member of CATS (the Champlain Area Trail System), I got an email that they were creating a new trail to Sugarloaf mountain on Saturday, 11/13. I was disappointed that I was tied up that day and,...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 10-29-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,552
Posted By MTVhike
newbie questions about the LP end

I'm just starting to explore the NP trail by starting at the LP end and going a couple of miles yesterday afternoon, and have a couple of questions:
1. The first three bridges seem to be build to...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 10-29-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,654
Posted By MTVhike
I just hiked a couple of miles at the Averyville...

I just hiked a couple of miles at the Averyville end and somewhere along there I got the ubiquitous call from the Dealer Service Center, so I guess that means there's Verizon service along there.
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 10-25-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,740
Posted By MTVhike
The Cascade XC Ski Area has (or had) some used...

The Cascade XC Ski Area has (or had) some used skis on consignment - maybe it would be worth checking with them.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-14-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,389
Posted By MTVhike
I do find that naming funny, because it is...

I do find that naming funny, because it is actually lower (1960 feet) than the one near the Lodge (2040 feet).
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-08-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,345
Posted By MTVhike
I thought that in the Avalanche lake / lake...

I thought that in the Avalanche lake / lake Colden / Flowed Lands corridor, at-large camping is not only less desirable, it's prohibited.
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