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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-07-2022, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,593
Posted By MTVhike
Our granddaughter is attending a summer camp on...

Our granddaughter is attending a summer camp on the shores of Beaver Lake in early July, and we were thinking about paddling from the put-in where Moshier Creek enters Beaver Lake and greeting her...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 06-01-2022, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 987
Posted By MTVhike
Does Casa del Sol still exist? I haven't been...

Does Casa del Sol still exist? I haven't been past it since May 29, but it seemed abandoned.
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 05-30-2022, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By MTVhike
What about Boreas Ponds? 3+ mile bike to the dam,...

What about Boreas Ponds? 3+ mile bike to the dam, than as much flatwater paddling as you want.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-30-2022, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By MTVhike
No apparent reduction of deer population on my...

No apparent reduction of deer population on my property in Elizabethtown, nor where I used to live in Suffolk Co. (LI).
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-30-2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,924
Posted By MTVhike
Some of these old trails/roads are "approximated"...

Some of these old trails/roads are "approximated" on the Mt. Marcy USGS quad, both the 1980 and 1999 editions. Not earlier ones.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-27-2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,924
Posted By MTVhike
There are a couple of problems with your posted...

There are a couple of problems with your posted map. 1. The trail to Boreas Mountain goes through Elk Lake Lodge property and is not open to the public (unless you are staying at the Lodge). 2. Part...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-24-2022, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,924
Posted By MTVhike
A couple of years ago I discovered the 2018 book...

A couple of years ago I discovered the 2018 book "Boreas Ponds - Roads, trails, and beyond" by Alex Kent. In 175 pages Kent describes everything in great detail, including very detailed maps at a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-24-2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,329
Posted By MTVhike
On Saturday, 5/21, I hiked partway up the North...

On Saturday, 5/21, I hiked partway up the North Trail to Giant. Insects weren't too bad, but I wore long sleeves and pants. The heat bothered me more. Then came the rain...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-23-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,924
Posted By MTVhike
What/where is Little Nippletop? Regarding the Elk...

What/where is Little Nippletop? Regarding the Elk Lake area, you could follow the Elk Lake March trail until you get onto State land, near where the new leanto is located. Otherwise, you would be...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-23-2022, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,096
Posted By MTVhike
One thing I like about GAIA on my iPhone as a GPS...

One thing I like about GAIA on my iPhone as a GPS navigation tool is that the maps are pretty much up to date, thanks to OpenStreetMap!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-18-2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,096
Posted By MTVhike
I just looked at the most recent USGS Kempshall...

I just looked at the most recent USGS Kempshall Mountain quad, 1999, and the fire tower is still shown. When was it removed?
And, according to the kempshallmtnclub.com link (above), the entirety of...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-18-2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,229
Posted By MTVhike
Thanks for the suggestions, above; I haven't...

Thanks for the suggestions, above; I haven't followed up on them yet but have been reading the "Adirondack Canoe Waters: North Flow" and, especially along the St. Regis River, there are many mentions...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-18-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,480
Posted By MTVhike
As a relatively recent escapee from southern NY,...

As a relatively recent escapee from southern NY, I was surprised to find that RE taxes in Elizabethtown are about the same as on Long Island, for a home with the same(ish) market value!
Someone else...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-17-2022, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 951
Posted By MTVhike
I was at the Harrietstown Boat Launch a couple of...

I was at the Harrietstown Boat Launch a couple of days ago, and found it a little confusing, because it is adjacent to a private club.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-17-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By MTVhike
Do you mean Moshier Ponds?

Do you mean Moshier Ponds?
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 04-13-2022, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,910
Posted By MTVhike
DS - thanks to your description, we went out to...

DS - thanks to your description, we went out to try the North end of the old NPT yesterday. The beginning was a little muddy and icy, but for the most part the trail was in excellent condition, until...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 03-22-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,658
Posted By MTVhike
Why does this forum look so different from the...

Why does this forum look so different from the High Peaks forum? I actually like this one better (format, not content).
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-14-2022, 03:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,625
Posted By MTVhike
I've paddled the Rollins/Floodwood ponds loop...

I've paddled the Rollins/Floodwood ponds loop several times and have always paddled through that connection (each way). There is currently a foot bridge over the Floodwood/Little Square connection...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-20-2022, 12:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,770
Posted By MTVhike
Have you checked with Garden Sheds, at exit 16 (I...

Have you checked with Garden Sheds, at exit 16 (I think) of the Northway? They will deliver and set up a shed or log home on your property. Or, contact one of the several Amish builders. The ones...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-09-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,942
Posted By MTVhike
In 2013, I bought my 85 acres near Elizabethtown...

In 2013, I bought my 85 acres near Elizabethtown and had my house built by 2015; the property had been previously selectively logged, with only the hardwoods cut, so there are a lot of white and red...
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