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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-10-2022, 07:32 PM
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Posted By montcalm
If everyone rode their bikes to the High Peaks,...

If everyone rode their bikes to the High Peaks, how would they have any energy left to run up the mountains? :Peek:
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-04-2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By montcalm
TCD - don't get me wrong, I'm not demanding to...

TCD - don't get me wrong, I'm not demanding to have it all to myself. I'm just thinking from a democratic standpoint that a small % of the population contributes to the highest use there. There are...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-04-2022, 11:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,519
Posted By montcalm
And just as an anecdotal data point, for me, as a...

And just as an anecdotal data point, for me, as a casual backpacker, there is far more in the park than I'm able to find time to do.


Also, to continually harp on High Peaks management, it would...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-04-2022, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,519
Posted By montcalm
I honestly really don't either - in terms of the...

I honestly really don't either - in terms of the actual acreage that is impacted it's less than natural ice and wind damage.

The issues I see are -

- increased use and degradation of campsites...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-04-2022, 09:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,519
Posted By montcalm
Well - seen as how we're already in the weeds... ...

Well - seen as how we're already in the weeds...

I think a number of people who don't even visit certain "trail-less" areas appreciate them for their heritage preservation and ecological benefits....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-03-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,519
Posted By montcalm
Wldrns and geogymn, good points I guess... but...

Wldrns and geogymn, good points I guess... but I'm not seeing how it relates. The area is not going to be forest preserve, and it's already fairly developed (a number of roads and camps exist). ...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-03-2022, 01:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,519
Posted By montcalm
Not to divert from the topic - and perhaps this...

Not to divert from the topic - and perhaps this should be it's own topic, but I've finally come around that most* of the High Peaks should just be re-managed, probably even re-classified to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-03-2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,519
Posted By montcalm
I think people like views... but... I guess...

I think people like views... but...

I guess my side comment was to suggest this would not be hard to connect - although you, and others, may not like that connectivity i.e. logging road with...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-03-2022, 10:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,519
Posted By montcalm
Another quick comment - I'm a little hesitant to...

Another quick comment - I'm a little hesitant to divulge, but I know people who lease out there, and AFAIK, they can easily access (even by ATV) all the way to Haderondah wilderness boundary - I...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-03-2022, 09:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,519
Posted By montcalm
I gotta go - but quick comment... I'm really...

I gotta go - but quick comment...

I'm really pessimistic that long trail through flat, lakeless areas that have been extensively logged is going to detract people from the High Peaks. Maybe like...
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