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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-13-2022, 03:26 PM
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Posted By SpencerVT
:thumbs:The Underground Railroad one looks really...

:thumbs:The Underground Railroad one looks really interesting.
Some cool history stuff on this channel. :thumbs:
Forum: Trip Reports 01-03-2022, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By SpencerVT
I went over Hopkins and then onto Green for the...

I went over Hopkins and then onto Green for the 770.
Even though it's a trail, the Owls Head route is super long and you still have around 1,000 vertical feet of whacking to the summit of Green.
I...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-03-2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By SpencerVT
I wanted to take a different route than I did for...

I wanted to take a different route than I did for the 770.
But also, the other routes are very long trail approaches and you still have to bushwhack anyways.
So I thought I'd test this route out....
Forum: Trip Reports 01-03-2022, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By SpencerVT
Stewart, Green, Slide, Pitchoff and Morgan this past weekend

I stayed in Lake Placid over the long New Years Eve weekend and climbed Stewart, Green, Slide, Morgan and Pitchoff.

Stewart - Rain down below, snowing a bit high up. Not very cold. I am always...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-21-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,292
Posted By SpencerVT
Great report and photo. Huckleberry Mtn looks...

Great report and photo. Huckleberry Mtn looks really cool to explore. I like how it gives a unique perspective of Crane and has some views. I will keep this one in mind to check out!
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 10-19-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,893
Posted By SpencerVT
I have a general rule that I will only pay for...

I have a general rule that I will only pay for downhill skiing once a year.
The rest of the time, I pick a mountain, hike up, and ski down. I absolutely love back country skiing - the exploration...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-23-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,484
Posted By SpencerVT
The trail from Indian Pass to Wallface Ponds...

The trail from Indian Pass to Wallface Ponds almost seems abandoned. As if hasn't had any maintenance in many years. Especially the section between Scott Pond and Wallface.
If it has been as wet...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-19-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,350
Posted By SpencerVT
Absolutely. Good point. One would just think...

Absolutely. Good point.
One would just think that even if one is doing unapproved trail maintenance one would have the common sense to not cut the trail leaving Dracula impalement stakes all over...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-17-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,350
Posted By SpencerVT
When I did Kempshall a couple years ago the trail...

When I did Kempshall a couple years ago the trail was definitely still quite easy to follow. However, the maintenance was in the form of cutting the saplings a foot or two above the ground leaving...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-22-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,735
Posted By SpencerVT
There is some good snow at high elevations down...

There is some good snow at high elevations down there. I want to do the Berlin Mountain Williams College ski trail again, that thing is so fun!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-18-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,246
Posted By SpencerVT
I remember when this happened. When I climbed...

I remember when this happened.
When I climbed Wallface before this, there definitely wasn't a view at the top it was all thickly forested. They cut a big area at the top as part of that search....
Forum: Trip Reports 09-23-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,125
Posted By SpencerVT
Nothing wrong with dreaming about winter! I do...

Nothing wrong with dreaming about winter! I do all the time!! I love the Trap Dike as well.
For lift service powder in VT, nothing beats Jay. Especially the winter of 2001!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-17-2020, 12:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,810
Posted By SpencerVT
I love this area. So incredibly remote. When I...

I love this area. So incredibly remote.
When I climbed Spruce Lake Mountain I went in with permission via the West where the Miller Camp is. (The Miller Camp is to the West of the Mountain and is...
Forum: Trip Reports 03-24-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,590
Posted By SpencerVT
This is one of the best and most comprehensive...

This is one of the best and most comprehensive trip reports I've ever seen. Absolutely stellar photos. Extraordinary write-up. Algonquin is one of the coolest mountains in the ADKs and an all-time...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-08-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,612
Posted By SpencerVT
Great photos, I bet that bare rock was steep as...

Great photos, I bet that bare rock was steep as hell and photos don't do the true steepness justice. Psyched about the snow!!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-26-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,510
Posted By SpencerVT
Is that the case? I thought it still looked quite...

Is that the case? I thought it still looked quite thick in there and deceptively long, so I dropped off McDonnel and headed directly for Skyline Brook (which turned out to be the worst woods I had...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-04-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,056
Posted By SpencerVT
I plan to climb Woodhull - seems like a really...

I plan to climb Woodhull - seems like a really great and remote ADK mountain.
Forum: Trip Reports 08-23-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,518
Posted By SpencerVT
Great photos and trip report. I like how you...

Great photos and trip report. I like how you included some history as well!
Forum: Trip Reports 07-22-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,015
Posted By SpencerVT
Great photos!

Great photos!
Forum: Trip Reports 04-15-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 812
Posted By SpencerVT
Finished the Adirondack 100 Highest Saturday

Southwest Snowy - Snowy - East Snowy, Saturday April 13th 2019

With eternal wisdom and great planning, I started out for Southwest Snowy Mtn at the reasonable early-morning time of 1:30 in the...
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