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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks Today, 12:52 PM
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Posted By tenderfoot
Thank you both. Will plan on avoiding crowd and...

Thank you both. Will plan on avoiding crowd and look for hammock friendly site 150' off trail / away from water (but close enough for cooking) around the vicinity of Santonini Express. Still...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 12:57 PM
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Views: 169
Posted By tenderfoot
Couch bog

Thinking of knocking off Santonini range soon:

Any recent reports on bog?

Thinking of going up Santonini express, knock of Santonini cross over to the Squares, cross the muck to Couch and then...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-07-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By tenderfoot
Yes, we do have a canoe. Will have to try that...

Yes, we do have a canoe. Will have to try that next time out. I was a bit concerned about Sand Lake since it seems to be the first trail off of the start of that end of the road. Was not sure if it...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-07-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By tenderfoot
Maybe make a weekend of it and book a campsite at...

Maybe make a weekend of it and book a campsite at the Loj. They are nicely spaced, permit fires and there is a washroom (and snack bar). For us, we believe in what they do so throwing them some extra...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-03-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By tenderfoot
Had 1.5 of the three of us drop out so these...

Had 1.5 of the three of us drop out so these plans are shelved. Very intrigued but the Powely Piseco road though and will check it out by myself this fall (prior to hunting season)

And Hammond...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-31-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By tenderfoot
Starting to focus on Powley-Piseco Road. Was...

Starting to focus on Powley-Piseco Road. Was unfamiliar with it but it seems to offer numerous road side and short hike in options - similar to Moose River Plains but less known(?)
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-31-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By tenderfoot
Short hike campsite low traffic ideas

Have been following posts about High Peaks area specifically and other areas in general getting trampled.

I have the opportunity to get away this weekend and am looking for less traveled options....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-29-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,253
Posted By tenderfoot
rbi, What about Michigan and points north?...

rbi,

What about Michigan and points north? Also, regarding window of opportunity you may wish to think about paddling? And getting off the ground w/ hammock camping or maybe explore hot tenting.
...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-06-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,020
Posted By tenderfoot
Yes - that would be me. Bear would get food,...

Yes - that would be me. Bear would get food, pack, gear and run off leaving me screaming and blind from a self inflicted spurt.

Once incapacitated the chipmunks would move in.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-05-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,020
Posted By tenderfoot
So we use the "bear-muda" triangle approach....

So we use the "bear-muda" triangle approach. Three points - eat, sleep and store with a goodly distance in between. I have to say that after a long day on the trail the distance between cooking area...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-25-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By tenderfoot
Added: Here is our trip report. It reminded...

Added:

Here is our trip report. It reminded me that along the Dial Nipple-top ridge water is a bit scarce:
https://www.adkforum.com/showthread.php?t=25088
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-25-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By tenderfoot
Note that the Ausable Club/Adirondack Mountain...

Note that the Ausable Club/Adirondack Mountain Reserve has reduced its parking availability but on a Monday you should be ok. No dogs allowed either.

We did the loop in winter - very nice hike. We...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-19-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By tenderfoot
I usually post images from a public folder on...

I usually post images from a public folder on company web server. Trying to embed images from Google Photo but having issues. Will post a link to a public photo album here:
...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-19-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By tenderfoot
Big Slide via 3 Brothers and Lower Wolfjaw - Jun14-16

Summary:


Black Flies: There but not a problem.
Mud: On trails not benefiting from full sun but manageable.
Weather: perfect. Cool.
Water: In between Slide and 3rd brother seems to be only...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-17-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,215
Posted By tenderfoot
Jun 14-16: No biting black flies across 3...

Jun 14-16: No biting black flies across 3 brothers on way to Slide, down across valley and out John Brooks Trail. Skeeters seemed to hold back until that last leg - John Brooks. Over nighted off...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-05-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,989
Posted By tenderfoot
Deleted duplicate post

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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-05-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,989
Posted By tenderfoot
So I did the Cedar River Flow last year with my...

So I did the Cedar River Flow last year with my Toyota minivan, not exactly an off road beast. Nice paddling. I was able to watch the seagrass under the water to check for current to find the flow....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-28-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,122
Posted By tenderfoot
RDL, Thanks for this post. From WNY as well....

RDL,

Thanks for this post. From WNY as well. Itchin' to visit the ADK's again, but respectful of the pinch on resources up there (we have friends in the area). Our usual practice is either jump...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-27-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,215
Posted By tenderfoot
So next week's weather report says lows in 30's...

So next week's weather report says lows in 30's and highs in 50's for Keene. From what I am reading that won't really slow the little buggers down? And does elevation help, looking at Big Slide and...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-27-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,116
Posted By tenderfoot
a) looks like you are set b) as mentioned, can...

a) looks like you are set
b) as mentioned, can you really ever have to many tents?

My Eureka Mountainpass 3x is a bombproof 3 season that I use four seasons. Heavy, but plenty of room for a big...
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