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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-25-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By TCD
That DEC link is always a worthwhile read. ...

That DEC link is always a worthwhile read.

But unless I missed it, there's not a word there about the Corey's Road gate.

SO TODAY, BEFORE I GET IN THE CAR: IS IT OPEN, OR CLOSED?

Well...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-25-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By TCD
I agree about rumors. But rumors spread...

I agree about rumors.

But rumors spread fastest when there is an absence of factual information.

I'm not personally interested in using that road in the winter, but I have followed this topic...
Forum: Environmental Issues 11-22-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By TCD
Nothing new here. Same discussion from a couple...

Nothing new here. Same discussion from a couple years ago:

https://www.adkforum.com/showthread.php?t=25809

The article covers the same ground. It's reasonably accurate, except:

>It does...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-16-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By TCD
I've never been in that area. But these sites: ...

I've never been in that area. But these sites:

https://www.cnyhiking.com/Ha-De-Ron-DahWilderness.htm

https://andyarthur.org/map-ha-de-ron-dah-wilderness.html

appear to be the Newspaper...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-03-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,992
Posted By TCD
Don't know. Guess: 3-4". At my house in...

Don't know. Guess: 3-4".

At my house in Keene at 1800', there was 5", now starting to settle. Skiing today at the golf course at 2000' there was about 7".
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-23-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,321
Posted By TCD
I've always been somewhat annoyed by the...

I've always been somewhat annoyed by the "geocache exception" given that the DEC still bans climbing bolts and other tiny invisible features for other activities.

I have thought that the geocache...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-18-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 991
Posted By TCD
Review this thread: ...

Review this thread:

https://www.adkforum.com/showthread.php?t=27627

Might want to ask Boghollow if he had a chance to check out any parts of the Boquet.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,848
Posted By TCD
And I finally actually agree with you on this! ...

And I finally actually agree with you on this!

Everyone will appreciate this one: Coming back from Lake Placid to Keene the other day, we saw someone operating a motorboat on Lower Cascade Lake,...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,848
Posted By TCD
The resource degradation comes in waves. The...

The resource degradation comes in waves. The resource has been degraded before, and largely recovered. Most really long term Adirondack hikers (longer than my 38 years of hiking here) agree that...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-09-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,848
Posted By TCD
Lengthy discussion here: ...

Lengthy discussion here:

https://www.adkhighpeaks.com/forums/forum/hiking/adirondack-mountain-hiking/507863-sad-state-of-affairs#post507928

Bottom line; I would not expect to see it soon.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-08-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,575
Posted By TCD
First saw an umbrella used in 1990, by a guide on...

First saw an umbrella used in 1990, by a guide on Mount Baker (North Cascades). Multi day training trip, learning alpine techniques (self arrest, crevasse rescue, etc.). Guides carried umbrellas,...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-26-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,617
Posted By TCD
Albany has stubbornly refused to hire the...

Albany has stubbornly refused to hire the necessary number of Rangers since long before the current budget problem. It has nothing to do with the budget; Albany has just decided this is how they...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-23-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 919
Posted By TCD
I was up there a couple weeks ago. We went the...

I was up there a couple weeks ago. We went the day after big rain (probably a mistake, but it was the only time window our friend had).

There was a lot of water still coming down; many of the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-23-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By TCD
Been in that area quite a bit. The new...

Been in that area quite a bit. The new snowmobile bridge makes for an easy crossing of the Palmer Pond outlet. Then it's nice walking in open woods to scramble around from the north side of the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-20-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,072
Posted By TCD
I don't know about specific locations near...

I don't know about specific locations near Cranberry Lake, but in general cell service in the Adirondacks is terrible, a travesty; don't plan on it. Find another way to communicate.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-15-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By TCD
(A quick correction for the OP - the cost shown...

(A quick correction for the OP - the cost shown for the comfort stations is $400,000 each.)

So I'm in favor of this - lots of people use this area (90,000 in 2019), and it's good to have...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-10-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,332
Posted By TCD
Just remarkable...they are tearing holes in the...

Just remarkable...they are tearing holes in the road near Dudley Brook, and building a "trail to nowhere" at Cascade, but they cannot replace a bridge on a trail people actually use. And you should...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-10-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,590
Posted By TCD
Back to the OP topic - I think theft in the...

Back to the OP topic - I think theft in the backcountry remains quite rare. I have not seen any reports suggesting an increase in backcountry theft this year, even with the large number of people...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-07-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 921
Posted By TCD
Sounds like a good hike! You didn't have to...

Sounds like a good hike!

You didn't have to worry about parking in that area; the state has not yet created a problem there. They plan to destroy that parking in the next couple years, so it's...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-05-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By TCD
This is correct. ...

This is correct.

https://www.adirondackexplorer.org/stories/hiker-dies-wallface
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