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Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-17-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,877
Posted By Banjoe
On a trip to the White Mountains, my wife and I...

On a trip to the White Mountains, my wife and I climbed Madison and Adams without incident. The next day I got up, climbed a tree by our cottage to watch the sunrise over the same mountains, took a...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-07-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By Banjoe
I stayed near the Chubb River off of Averyville...

I stayed near the Chubb River off of Averyville Rd. and found some nice swimming holes north of Averyville (downstream from the dam). I walked the stream quite a ways, almost to Old Military Rd. and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-13-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 398
Posted By Banjoe
Muddy Trails Notice

I'm curious if the muddy trails notice advising people to limit hikes above 2,500' until trails dry out is posted at trailheads. I know people ignore advice, and laws, but there's no shortage of...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 05-22-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,427
Posted By Banjoe
Read Planet Walker by John Francis. He gave up...

Read Planet Walker by John Francis. He gave up using fossil-fueled transportation for over 20 years and had accounts of using grocery store carts to move. When he got tired of arguing with people...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 05-19-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,427
Posted By Banjoe
And yet, the cardboard box appears empty. Were...

And yet, the cardboard box appears empty. Were they not selling the china?
Nice haul.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-16-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,149
Posted By Banjoe
I actually love it when someone yells that their...

I actually love it when someone yells that their dog charging me is friendly. It gives me a chance to yell, "I'm not." One time while doing trail work and carrying tools that clearly disturbed two...
Forum: Environmental Issues 03-08-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,889
Posted By Banjoe
My wife usually tries to tune out whatever video...

My wife usually tries to tune out whatever video rabbit hole I've gone down, but while watching that link above I asked her if she'd ever been to the Cary Institute. Her job there is what brought...
Forum: Trip Reports 03-08-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,168
Posted By Banjoe
Justin, Here are a few "dumbed down" terms for...

Justin, Here are a few "dumbed down" terms for you that I've heard people use lately:
Thawed water
Un-thawed water
Unfrozen water

Worst feeling ever was an exhausting five-hour hike into...
Forum: Trip Reports 03-07-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,168
Posted By Banjoe
The Discombobulator setting is still messed up on...

The Discombobulator setting is still messed up on my computer- just like the pictures I post, I can only see the file name, number of views and size. I hate to spend time at work looking at pics...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 02-07-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,092
Posted By Banjoe
The 21 Mine by Jeffrey Kelly is a fictionalized...

The 21 Mine by Jeffrey Kelly is a fictionalized story of an escape from a shock incarceration camp near Port Henry. It's got some good mining history, a bit of local economy and culture. Anyone...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-07-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,851
Posted By Banjoe
After reading The Hidden Life of Trees and some...

After reading The Hidden Life of Trees and some related material, I wonder if a warning goes through the forest when I enter. Though I don't remove any trees (it's public land, not mine), I do trim...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-03-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,384
Posted By Banjoe
I've just learned about Hipcamp.com, a website...

I've just learned about Hipcamp.com, a website that is like Airbnb except for camping and simple lodgings. There are some listed for the Adirondacks.
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 01-31-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,239
Posted By Banjoe
Yep, the dog must have walked over the keyboard...

Yep, the dog must have walked over the keyboard again and reset some things. When you're logged in and click on a thread (such as I've done here) the Quick Reply box replaces the Display Options so...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 01-30-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,239
Posted By Banjoe
Where are the other pages?

I was just looking for an old trip report and only the last eight reports show. There are no other pages like there are on the several other topics I checked. It is true for this topic as well,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-27-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,988
Posted By Banjoe
I've always gone for the socks and/or extra...

I've always gone for the socks and/or extra mittens instead of the coozies, When skiing to campsites I will also put the bottles in my winter boots, making sure they are secure and can't fall out of...
Forum: Other Places 11-04-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,726
Posted By Banjoe
Thanks. Think I'll be sticking to the NY side of...

Thanks. Think I'll be sticking to the NY side of the border (and the correct spelling, also going to Allegany County and the town of Allegany) for this trip, but good to know about future options.
Forum: Other Places 11-02-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,726
Posted By Banjoe
Hikingandwildex, Where is Tracy Ridge? I've been...

Hikingandwildex, Where is Tracy Ridge? I've been trying to put together a day plan for the coming weekend and can't find it on the park map or a couple other resources I'm looking at.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-14-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 13,158
Posted By Banjoe
I use mine whenever it helps: hiking, cooking,...

I use mine whenever it helps: hiking, cooking, just hanging out. The weight has never bothered me because if it keeps anything dry, that's water weight not added on.
It can even mean packing less...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-08-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 13,158
Posted By Banjoe
Met an AT thru hiker on Mt Moosilauke carrying an...

Met an AT thru hiker on Mt Moosilauke carrying an umbrella and have been using them ever since. Found this one when doing a gorge clean-up by my house and it survived in this sad state for almost 10...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-02-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,052
Posted By Banjoe
Lovely pics. Having spent a fair amount of...

Lovely pics.

Having spent a fair amount of time in downtown Buffalo, I don't know that your statement means much. I've had more solitude experiences there than many forests. (I do love Buffalo,...
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