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Forum: Other Places 06-13-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By adkjack
Thankfully, yes it seems that there has been a...

Thankfully, yes it seems that there has been a resurgence of these magnificent creatures in many parts of upstate. Here in Syracuse we now have literally dozens around what used to be the most...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-07-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,577
Posted By adkjack
I tell folks that they are attracted to the...

I tell folks that they are attracted to the tallest (mentioned) in a group and are also drawn by moisture and Co2 so the best thing to do is to hike with tall out of shape people who sweat a lot and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-30-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,930
Posted By adkjack
That is a bit early. Thanks Tony

That is a bit early. Thanks Tony
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-26-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,710
Posted By adkjack
Fire towers closed temporarily

Just received official notice that all fire towers have been closed due to the small size of the cabs (7x7) too close for multiple people during the current guidelines for social contact.
The...
Forum: ADKHighpeaks Foundation 03-12-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 11,422
Posted By adkjack
Winter Gathering for March 13-15 Postponed

POSTPONED: After much discussion and deliberation and out of an abundance of caution concerning the Corona Virus pandemic we have made the decision to postpone the Gathering to a later date, still to...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 02-26-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,492
Posted By adkjack
Please join me in thanking Num Num (Craig) and...

Please join me in thanking Num Num (Craig) and Kyler for not only getting us back on line but transferring the entire database to a new host server. An amazing amount of work for anyone but in...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 09-13-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,506
Posted By adkjack
You know in 200 years when the famous DSETTHAR is...

You know in 200 years when the famous DSETTHAR is a legend the DSETTHAR slept here signs will become a blight upon the landscape :rolling::rolling:
Forum: ADKHighpeaks Foundation 02-24-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 22,786
Posted By adkjack
After a last minute offer from T-Max n topos...

After a last minute offer from T-Max n topos Hostel there will be one (hopefully) Details on ADKHPF...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-09-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 17,089
Posted By adkjack
The press release may not be 100 percent factual...

The press release may not be 100 percent factual in which parties are directly involved with the initiative, but that being said it is positive step in the right direction in an educational approach...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 02-20-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,500
Posted By adkjack
Not a hack (at least as far as we can tell) but a...

Not a hack (at least as far as we can tell) but a series of events that triggered some file corruption. NumNum and Kyler to the rescue.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-10-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,655
Posted By adkjack
Sounds like you did not take the left turn to...

Sounds like you did not take the left turn to Upper Works. The Allen/Adams (East River Trail Head) is just past the old blast furnace on the right.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-26-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,797
Posted By adkjack
It was pretty spectacular in Speculator (see what...

It was pretty spectacular in Speculator (see what I did there :-) ) last night. Several inches of snow between 5:30 and 8:00 last night with lightning followed by thunder in the 4 to 5 second range.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-25-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,762
Posted By adkjack
Obviously not so much a rule as a guideline...

Obviously not so much a rule as a guideline :boozing:
Happy-Merry
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-27-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,679
Posted By adkjack
To get back to the original question, I had been...

To get back to the original question, I had been instructed that when held with adze and pick in hand the point on the stem should be at the ankle.
the main reason being that when climbing a steep...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-11-2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,014
Posted By adkjack
When we did something some trail work on Adams...

When we did something some trail work on Adams last month they were putting in a new trail ( on the OSI) property from the Blast furnace towards the old town along the river. I imagine the risk is...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-08-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,163
Posted By adkjack
There is a dynamic in play here that is different...

There is a dynamic in play here that is different than what has been occurring since the sixties. That being a youth movement to getting outdoors. I was just listening to a report that shows...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 09-08-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,189
Posted By adkjack
Snowy is a nice mountain with a good pay off at...

Snowy is a nice mountain with a good pay off at the top but you do certainly earn it in that last half mile. There are a couple nice views to the north and west also. actually my Avatar Photo was...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-07-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,547
Posted By adkjack
The high water bridge is just before you reach...

The high water bridge is just before you reach JBL well reasonably close. It has been out for some time and crossing Slide brook is really np problem unless there is extremely substantial rain. This...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-03-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,386
Posted By adkjack
Next journey! Really I have to take a nap and...

Next journey! Really I have to take a nap and check my blood pressure after reading this.
Congratulations to all, what an incredible accomplishment!
Forum: Trip Reports 08-23-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,881
Posted By adkjack
There was some discussion around goats when a...

There was some discussion around goats when a young woman had climbed a few high peaks with her goats and planned on doing all 46 with them. It is legal as they are clove hoofed but they would have...
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