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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks Today, 03:40 PM
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Posted By DSettahr
St. Regis Pond is more easily accessed from...

St. Regis Pond is more easily accessed from Little Clear Pond to the south, with a put in at the hand launch on the south end of that body of water, just off of Fish Hatchery Road.

Little Long...
Forum: Other Places Yesterday, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By DSettahr
Yeah, as use in the eastern Catskills has...

Yeah, as use in the eastern Catskills has skyrocketed in recent years, the western Castkills has remained a good refuge for those seeking solitude. Again, I was especially amazed by how the Pelnor...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Yesterday, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By DSettahr
In addition to the 2 lean-tos there, there is a...

In addition to the 2 lean-tos there, there is a decent designated tent site at Kelly Point- it's the big clearing beneath the pine trees just north of the lean-tos.

During the day at least,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Yesterday, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By DSettahr
That is part of the Township 20 easement. ...

That is part of the Township 20 easement. Unfortunately for you, this easement is not fully open to the public for recreational access anywhere and everywhere like some are. I believe that the...
Forum: Other Places 05-15-2022, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By DSettahr
Mary Smith Road Campsites My final...

Mary Smith Road Campsites

My final destination for the day was a quick and easy one- ever since noticing that the DECInfo database shows a couple of designated tent sites near the height of land...
Forum: Other Places 05-15-2022, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By DSettahr
Huggins Lake https://i.imgur.com/MZUWr7L.jpg ...

Huggins Lake
https://i.imgur.com/MZUWr7L.jpg

Click Here For More Photos (https://photos.app.goo.gl/q7sa75qJYwApeFbc9)

The next stop was Huggins Lake, a short day hike that lies just down...
Forum: Other Places 05-15-2022, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By DSettahr
Catskills: Pelnor Hollow, Huggins Lake, and Mary Smith Rd campsites 05/12 - 05/13/22

(Author's note: I'm posting this Catskills trip report here instead of in the Catskill forum at ADKHighPeaks.com because I for some reason, I keep getting errors when I try to post it there.)
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-10-2022, 08:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,402
Posted By DSettahr
As stated in the article, the entire renaming...

As stated in the article, the entire renaming effort is being led by a Native American. Emphasis on the relative quote below is mine:
Forum: Trip Reports 05-10-2022, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
Posted By DSettahr
Yeah, Berrymill is a gem. And as with the other...

Yeah, Berrymill is a gem. And as with the other lean-tos on the eastern stretch of the PLWA, the fee to park at the campground when it is open helps to keep the use down to lower levels than you...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-10-2022, 08:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,365
Posted By DSettahr
Do you mean the Portage from Lilypad Pond to...

Do you mean the Portage from Lilypad Pond to Shingle Shanty? Mud Pond is further downstream from the upstream end of the portage.

The downstream end of the portage is roughly around where the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-04-2022, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By DSettahr
While possible, it's unlikely that there is a...

While possible, it's unlikely that there is a single wire that feeds only the campground. More likely it's part of a longer network of single and possibly even three phase that feeds any number of...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 05-03-2022, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 892
Posted By DSettahr
It's back again for me. Got the prompt to...

It's back again for me. Got the prompt to download the "fake" chrome again just now.

Might be time to update this version of vBulletin?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-27-2022, 05:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By DSettahr
If it is indeed an issue with the electrical...

If it is indeed an issue with the electrical cables across the bottom of the lake, then the timeline for repairs was probably set by the electric utility, not the state.
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 04-24-2022, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 892
Posted By DSettahr
Prompt to download chrome?

Anyone else getting a sketchy redirect to "update chrome" when they access this forum on chrome? Seems like maybe the forums have been compromised?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-07-2022, 11:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,588
Posted By DSettahr
Thanks. I will mention the Twin Sisters route to...

Thanks. I will mention the Twin Sisters route to my companions- that's an area I've been wanting to visit for years. We'll probably stick to the main STS, though, since thru-hiking that trail is...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 04-07-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,426
Posted By DSettahr
At one point the DEC had a number of dismantled...

At one point the DEC had a number of dismantled fire towers in storage- I think it was a combination of existing towers that were removed but the materials were kept in case they wanted to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-07-2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,655
Posted By DSettahr
The western High Peaks horse trails got new...

The western High Peaks horse trails got new markers a few years ago- not a whole lot, but enough to reassure you that yes, you are still on the right route. The horse trail between Moose Pond and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-04-2022, 07:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,588
Posted By DSettahr
Central/western NY can be a bit hit or miss in...

Central/western NY can be a bit hit or miss in the lean-to department. A lot of the lean-tos in that area are readily accessible- no more than a few minutes of walking from the nearest road. ...
Forum: Other Places 04-04-2022, 06:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,755
Posted By DSettahr
Yeah, judging from the old blazes further down at...

Yeah, judging from the old blazes further down at the bottom of the hollow, the trail was rerouted up the hill and away from the stream at some point in the last ~20 years. We observed something...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-03-2022, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,655
Posted By DSettahr
I've had that same thought myself on several...

I've had that same thought myself on several occasions while passing through there. I think that the extreme remoteness of the locale helps- a similar endeavor at a more accessible lean-to likely...
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