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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-04-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 833
Posted By tenderfoot
So this is speculative... Indian Pass Trail...

So this is speculative...

Indian Pass Trail available from either Upper Works or Heart Lake. I have only hiked a mile or so of this trail but found it pleasant enough. You are surrounded by...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-01-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,319
Posted By tenderfoot
4/1 News Updates

Hey, it's the first of April...

Hazard to Navigation Updates
Albany - The State Department of Transportation reminds property owners that it is their responsibility to mark hazards to navigation...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-31-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,294
Posted By tenderfoot
I respectfully disagree. As a driver, father,...

I respectfully disagree. As a driver, father, individual I would not choose to park on the shoulder of a highway. If lot is full I move on. I do not think people are forced to park on the highway...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-23-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,134
Posted By tenderfoot
I was on Northville Lake Placid trail south of...

I was on Northville Lake Placid trail south of Piseco Sat 3/20/21 and can share that there was a good foot of snow still in the woods. And Piseco is I believe lower than the high peaks. My spikes...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 03-23-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,220
Posted By tenderfoot
I will get a trip report up once I get the photos...

I will get a trip report up once I get the photos situated but wanted to cap this thread off with a thank you!

On Sat 3/20 Parked at highway dept in Piseco and went South on NPT to Hamilton Lakes...
Forum: ADKHighpeaks Foundation 03-17-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,515
Posted By tenderfoot
Little known fact: As the jet is flying...

Little known fact:

As the jet is flying overhead if you point your cell phone at it and track it your GPS will work and you can determine your own position. Even without cell tower connection.

...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 02-26-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,220
Posted By tenderfoot
NPT winter friendly trailheads

Considering a small winter out and back on a section of NPT. Not a thru hike, not even a full section hike. A very timid exploration - walk a few hours down the trail to a designated site or 150',...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-17-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,578
Posted By tenderfoot
I started getting my son and daughter out with...

I started getting my son and daughter out with Scouts. Older than yours. Have been weekend backpacking with my daughter since she was 12 and she yearns for it now that she is 18. Great times.

A...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-31-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,158
Posted By tenderfoot
After reading this through a few times I sort of...

After reading this through a few times I sort of have a good feeling for how I enjoy the ADKs now. Have decent equipment to let me enjoy back country or front country four seasons. Can see photos in...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-31-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,523
Posted By tenderfoot
Thank you - very interesting trek. Nice loop.

Thank you - very interesting trek. Nice loop.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-29-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,057
Posted By tenderfoot
electbc, nice to run into you again. Fond...

electbc, nice to run into you again. Fond memories of our outing on Cedar River Flow. So Google found that thread for me here (https://bladesandbushlore.com/index.php?topic=6865.50)without...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-27-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,836
Posted By tenderfoot
My avatar picture is from Phelps. We had an...

My avatar picture is from Phelps. We had an inverted day - cloudy at trailhead and we climbed up through the clouds and popped out into what you see.

If you haven't purchased microspikes yet...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-26-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,837
Posted By tenderfoot
So the only tips I can add is a wool sock serves...

So the only tips I can add is a wool sock serves as a cozi, if your feet are big enough not to have the bottle warp the sock. Usually a new sock, but hey you do what works (mental image of Justin...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-25-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,396
Posted By tenderfoot
My hiking companion says this is the reason I did...

My hiking companion says this is the reason I did not fully appreciate the view from Panther. :<) Summer day, 85F, third peak, sun two fingers above the horizon. THAT explains it...

arvinsmee - I...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-23-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,396
Posted By tenderfoot
duplicate post

duplicate post
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-23-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,396
Posted By tenderfoot
DSettahr, Thanks for the feedback :) We've...

DSettahr,

Thanks for the feedback :) We've learned a LOT from you over the years.

So yes the view was great from Panther but there are views as good or better that may be easier to get to in...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-23-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,396
Posted By tenderfoot
We hiked these this summer. Up express over,...

We hiked these this summer. Up express over, Couch, Panther and down to Bradley pond. I have the gear and maybe close to twenty nights winter camping in the ADK's - still consider myself a newb (took...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-21-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,158
Posted By tenderfoot
Wow. Some great feedback. Even if it...

Wow. Some great feedback.



Even if it fell out of the sky into my driveway free fuel usage would double or triple. So yes.


Super generous, thank you!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-18-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,113
Posted By tenderfoot
I was just looking at Blue Mtn Lake Club and...

I was just looking at Blue Mtn Lake Club and although they offer "campsites" it seems these may be for RV's. Their bylaws seem to ban tents.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-18-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,158
Posted By tenderfoot
So yes, van was actually first choice....

So yes, van was actually first choice. Stealthiest, can tow boat, multiuse. Price limits would push me towards a well used one but Econoline/Express have been around for years and commercial grade.
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