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Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 06-21-2022, 07:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 35,736
Posted By Banjoe
Agreed. I think the closer one behind Stevens is...

Agreed. I think the closer one behind Stevens is Hoffman and the cone shape just to the right of that (also beyond Stevens) could be Santanoni or Seward.

In the closer range, I am at a loss for...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-20-2022, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By Banjoe
There sure are some well-fed caterpillars in many...

There sure are some well-fed caterpillars in many places. Does anyone know how this affects the acorn production? Seems like a tree needing to regrow leaves after the first batch is completely...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 06-20-2022, 07:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 35,736
Posted By Banjoe
I made the trip up with two others on Friday...

I made the trip up with two others on Friday after most of the clouds had burned off and were rewarded with fairly clear skies. This thread started about the time I attended a wedding at Jimbo's on...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 05-09-2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 121,769
Posted By Banjoe
Yesterday was the 45th anniversary of the...

Yesterday was the 45th anniversary of the Greatful Dead's Barton Hall concert. Cornell Chimes marked the occasion by doing a Dead set.

One of my favorite things to do in town is go up for the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-17-2022, 08:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,626
Posted By Banjoe
She'll hike as far as we will. But sleep in a...

She'll hike as far as we will. But sleep in a lean-to? I'm not hauling her pillows, not even the extraforaneous ones in the shed.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-09-2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,454
Posted By Banjoe
Some local organizations have teamed up to...

Some local organizations have teamed up to salvage what they can from a bunch of houses slated to be demolished soon. I had the pleasure of dismantling this chestnut window seat. I split a few...
Forum: Environmental Issues 01-03-2022, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,193
Posted By Banjoe
On my walk to work this morning I passed through...

On my walk to work this morning I passed through one of the local institutions of higher learning. Every walkway, driveway, street and parking lot had been extensively salted, and I mean side to...
Forum: Environmental Issues 01-02-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,193
Posted By Banjoe
I knew it was bad just by looking out the window,...

I knew it was bad just by looking out the window, but it turns out NY leads in salt use. Lots of factors involved: more roads, lots of lake-effect snow throughout the state, localities that rely on...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-25-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,307
Posted By Banjoe
Someone recently sent me a link to a good film on...

Someone recently sent me a link to a good film on old growth of New England:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vi12xaJxA5U

I love the NY Big Tree Register (and other states too) for so many...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-25-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,119
Posted By Banjoe
The one to Pine Lake leaves MSL from the...

The one to Pine Lake leaves MSL from the southwest end of the lake. These disks were to the north of the lean-to. The ground was covered with snow so I couldn't see if there was any kind of tread,...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 08-25-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,159
Posted By Banjoe
Happens to me quite often with Firefox. I've...

Happens to me quite often with Firefox. I've gotten where I copy messages so I don't have to retype them after I get kicked off. Happens every time if it's a long message that takes me more than a...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-24-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,119
Posted By Banjoe
I never posted a trip report of this same route...

I never posted a trip report of this same route because I went in March of 2020. While I was there the world shut down and sharing details of the trip didn't seem all that relevant to what we were...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 08-13-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,852
Posted By Banjoe
A recently released book looking at the creation...

A recently released book looking at the creation of the APA (love it or hate it), is titled A Wild Idea by Brad Edmondson. Together with the Adirondack Museum, there will be a documentary on PBS in...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 08-13-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,277
Posted By Banjoe
Zach, I hope any banjos you make that have skin...

Zach,
I hope any banjos you make that have skin heads (not the fascist kind) and gut strings use locally-sourced Adirondack woodchucks.
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-17-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,739
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: 2,623
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: 1,313
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: 3,254
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: 3,254
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: 12,398
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...
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