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Forum: Other Places 11-12-2021, 06:11 PM
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Posted By hikingandwildex
This hike ticks a lot of the boxes for me: steep...

This hike ticks a lot of the boxes for me: steep terrain, outstanding views, and some waterfalls along the way. The Pine Creek Gorge always delivers! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Other Places 11-10-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By hikingandwildex
Appreciate the info. Another place I've been...

Appreciate the info. Another place I've been wanting to visit in that general area is the Throne Room, a little further south on the SST. Looking at some photos online, the rocky vistas remind me of...
Forum: Other Places 11-08-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By hikingandwildex
Hmm, guess I'd have to make a judgment call on...

Hmm, guess I'd have to make a judgment call on climbing the Greenwood tower if I end up going there. There look to be impressive views from there based on photos I've seen on Reddit...
Forum: Other Places 10-31-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By hikingandwildex
It was interesting to read about Pennsylvania...

It was interesting to read about Pennsylvania determining that fire towers would be the most cost-effective detection method. From the article you linked to above:





Some of PA's old fire...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 08-13-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,680
Posted By hikingandwildex
Nice! It's always great to see new fire towers...

Nice! It's always great to see new fire towers being restored and opened to the public. Looks like this one delivers a lot of bang for your change, similar to Belfry and Rondaxe. According to the...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-05-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,978
Posted By hikingandwildex
Good to know that Jessup River Road isn't too bad...

Good to know that Jessup River Road isn't too bad through Sled Harbor. I don't mind dirt roads as long as they're fairly dry and smooth without large rocks, holes, and other obstacles. My crossover...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-05-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,978
Posted By hikingandwildex
Appreciate the road condition report and sorry to...

Appreciate the road condition report and sorry to hear about your experience. Pillsbury is one of the next mountains I plan to hike in the ADKs and wouldn't want my vehicle getting stuck for a second...
Forum: Other Places 06-25-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By hikingandwildex
Good stuff! Especially enjoyed the sunset pics...

Good stuff! Especially enjoyed the sunset pics from Rimrock Overlook. I was originally planning on seeing the sunset from there or Jake's Rocks tomorrow evening until something else came up.

I...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-13-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,974
Posted By hikingandwildex
Some of the highest peaks outside of the High...

Some of the highest peaks outside of the High Peaks region (Pillsbury, Snowy and Blue - not sure about Wakely) have been very buggy at the summits this past week, according to the latest AllTrails...
Forum: Other Places 05-13-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,370
Posted By hikingandwildex
I hiked the northern part of the North Fork...

I hiked the northern part of the North Fork Mountain Trail from Smoke Hole Road to the Redman Trail junction, with detours to Chimney Top...
Forum: Other Places 03-23-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 750
Posted By hikingandwildex
That was also my impression when I wandered...

That was also my impression when I wandered around the Beaver Run Pond area last October. Way less crowded than Dolly Sods, too.

That was easily one of my favorite outings last year --...
Forum: Other Places 03-12-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,370
Posted By hikingandwildex
For those who have done a fair amount of hiking...

For those who have done a fair amount of hiking in Pennsylvania, what would you say are some of the toughest hikes in that state? So far, I've only come across a few that gave me a decent workout:
...
Forum: Other Places 03-12-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,490
Posted By hikingandwildex
You all certainly picked a great time of year to...

You all certainly picked a great time of year to visit ANF. Looks like everyone had a lot of fun out there.

Did you have a chance to add on any short hikes with views while you were out that way?...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-31-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,690
Posted By hikingandwildex
Outstanding trip report and photos! Thanks for...

Outstanding trip report and photos! Thanks for sharing and for putting so much effort into your post.

Out of curiosity, I looked at different online maps of the Bug Lake / Eagle's Nest area....
Forum: Trip Reports 01-12-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,926
Posted By hikingandwildex
Well, at least you probably can say that you...

Well, at least you probably can say that you never walked around in circles for over a half-hour in search of the Van Hoevenberg Trail from the Loj parking lot! I'll never live that one down! :Peek:...
Forum: Other Places 12-29-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By hikingandwildex
Minister Creek's North Loop also joins the NCT...

Minister Creek's North Loop also joins the NCT...
Forum: Other Places 12-29-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By hikingandwildex
This was one of my favorite hikes of 2020. I did...

This was one of my favorite hikes of 2020. I did all three loops (North, South, Middle) as the leaves were changing. The main overlook...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-08-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,789
Posted By hikingandwildex
One of the first things I noticed on the ADK map...

One of the first things I noticed on the ADK map that I ordered last month was that the boundary between the Central High Peaks Zone and Outer High Peaks Zone (that will have updated regulations...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-27-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,789
Posted By hikingandwildex
I'll second the "High Peaks Adirondack Trail Map"...

I'll second the "High Peaks Adirondack Trail Map" suggested above. Got mine in the mail last week and it's extremely detailed. Here...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-31-2020, 04:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,160
Posted By hikingandwildex
Aside from wearing bright orange clothing, I...

Aside from wearing bright orange clothing, I limit my off-trail travel and visitation to places with high concentration of hunters such as state forests and multiple use areas (especially around...
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