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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-02-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By TCD
Thanks for the info and photos, Tony. Link...

Thanks for the info and photos, Tony.

Link to (restored) discussion on ADKHighPeaks:
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Forum: Environmental Issues 08-01-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,633
Posted By TCD
On the Forest Preserve. There's plenty of it. ...

On the Forest Preserve. There's plenty of it. And in bushwhacking, you don't usually run into the damage that you see in the heavily promoted trailed areas.

And believe me, I greatly value what...
Forum: Environmental Issues 08-01-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,633
Posted By TCD
Thanks! Actually, I'm perfectly at peace here in...

Thanks! Actually, I'm perfectly at peace here in the Adirondacks. I'm retired, I live in the mountains, I've finished the NP and two rounds of the 46, so I don't really have any "list hiking" to...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-31-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By TCD
There was a thread on ADKHighPeaks detailing this...

There was a thread on ADKHighPeaks detailing this situation, but it appears to have been censored...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-31-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By TCD
I almost cringe promoting it, but the Hammond...

I almost cringe promoting it, but the Hammond Pond Wild Forest has many nice low traffic areas. It's a longer reach for you coming from Rochester, because it's over here on the eastern edge, but...
Forum: Environmental Issues 07-30-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,633
Posted By TCD
Maybe "the people of this state" could convince...

Maybe "the people of this state" could convince their government to do a better job managing the areas it owns.

When I through hiked the NP trail in 2007, it was dramatic how much better the trail...
Forum: Environmental Issues 07-30-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,633
Posted By TCD
Love the Adirondacks too much right now to leave....

Love the Adirondacks too much right now to leave. Hiking, climbing rock and ice, backcountry skiing.

But the bigger part of my family is in Florida, and that's probably the future, maybe in ten...
Forum: Environmental Issues 07-30-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,633
Posted By TCD
I hope Jack Ma or some other private buyer gets...

I hope Jack Ma or some other private buyer gets this. If it ends up with the state, they will take my money to buy it (and I don't really want it). And they will destroy the beautiful, historic...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-26-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By TCD
Haystack Brook is reliable. And yes, it is the...

Haystack Brook is reliable. And yes, it is the only reliable place on the trail between Haystack and Gothics. At the Orebed col, you can hike down the Orebed trail about 15 minutes and usually find...
Forum: Environmental Issues 07-22-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By TCD
I agree. The "infrastructure" BS is comical. ...

I agree. The "infrastructure" BS is comical. "Shovel ready", anyone?

Anyone who has watched government at any level for the past 20 years or so knows the "infrastructure" has simply become a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-17-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,140
Posted By TCD
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deer_fly About...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deer_fly

About half the size of a house fly. Painful bite. Very tough and persistent, fast and hard to swat. Usually go for the head. Not nearly as numerous as...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-16-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,319
Posted By TCD
Protect. ...

Protect.

https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2019/08/nys-protect-both-appealing-forest-preserve-decision.html

This suit is also greatly exacerbating the parking disaster in the route 73...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-07-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,995
Posted By TCD
This is true, and unfortunately has occurred...

This is true, and unfortunately has occurred before. Many will not remember "Cliff" the very large Lake Colden bear who was in the same situation back in the 80s. He was moved to somewhere in...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-06-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 18,751
Posted By TCD
When I lived in GF I hiked in that area...

When I lived in GF I hiked in that area frequently. Never saw a rattlesnake, but they are certainly there.

About 20 years ago I tried repeatedly to find out if GFH stocked rattlesnake antivenin. ...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,049
Posted By TCD
Yeah, if you have a loose piece that can get...

Yeah, if you have a loose piece that can get caught, then you probably will benefit from surgery. If, like me, you just have a tear with some rough edges, studies have shown that arthro surgery just...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,049
Posted By TCD
I have a partially torn meniscus from about 10...

I have a partially torn meniscus from about 10 years ago. Never got any surgery; it gradually got better. I'm 64. I've chosen to give up trail running, but I still hike multiple 4Ks, climb, ski...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-25-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By TCD
Bluequill is right. Midweek is best, early is...

Bluequill is right. Midweek is best, early is still a good idea.

It really depends on were you are trying to go along route 73. The biggest problem area is centered within about a mile of the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-15-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,140
Posted By TCD
Deer flies are just starting in North Hudson,...

Deer flies are just starting in North Hudson, also. Killed one on my head the other day, swatted at a couple and missed today...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-09-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By TCD
Short story appears to be "eat the fish, unless...

Short story appears to be "eat the fish, unless you might be pregnant." This is correct.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-09-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By TCD
Yes, I like Neil's idea of groups going from...

Yes, I like Neil's idea of groups going from opposite ends.

(But I have never approved of "key swaps." Plans can change, for innumerable reasons. If groups are going from opposite ends of...
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