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Forum: Other Places 10-20-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,563
Posted By hikingandwildex
Some recent waterfall photos from the eastern...

Some recent waterfall photos from the eastern side of New York State with information at the bottom. I'll post a trip report for OK Slip Falls in the main Trip Reports forum over the weekend when I'm...
Forum: Other Places 10-13-2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,260
Posted By hikingandwildex
Vaccinated Canadians will be able to cross into...

Vaccinated Canadians will be able to cross into the U.S. via land starting next month:
...
Forum: Other Places 09-30-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By hikingandwildex
Hey DS, I was hoping that you'd post in this...

Hey DS, I was hoping that you'd post in this thread because I wanted to ask you about something. CNY Hiking's guide (https://www.cnyhiking.com/LetchworthTrail.htm) mentions two overlooks in the...
Forum: Other Places 09-29-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By hikingandwildex
Letchworth State Park

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-H-NxsNGpT3U/W9-T_qMEb5I/AAAAAAAAQK8/KNuZv8QaswI-kNFr0gvZ_VfPwZuvm2prQCKgBGAs/s640/LetchworthOverviewSpot.JPG
Letchworth State Park, Archery Field Overlook, Fall 2018
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Forum: Other Places 09-15-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,777
Posted By hikingandwildex
For anyone that's interested, a virtual public...

For anyone that's interested, a virtual public meeting will be held this evening regarding proposed restrictions at Zoar Valley M.U.A. You must register to attend the meeting. You can register here...
Forum: Other Places 09-12-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,563
Posted By hikingandwildex
Alright, back to waterfalls... The second...

Alright, back to waterfalls...

The second time was a charm for Keshequa Creek Falls in Sonyea State Forest, east of Letchworth State Park. Back in February, my Garmin GPS routed me through a state...
Forum: Other Places 09-08-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,384
Posted By hikingandwildex
That makes sense. Probably the reason those...

That makes sense. Probably the reason those ADK-style signs don't have as much sentimental meaning to me is because I only started hiking in the ADKs five years ago. Before 2016, I just went there...
Forum: Other Places 09-08-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,384
Posted By hikingandwildex
The signs in ASP/ANF certainly aren't as flashy...

The signs in ASP/ANF certainly aren't as flashy as some of the other ones...
Forum: Other Places 09-07-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,384
Posted By hikingandwildex
Glad you enjoyed it. I always like re-visiting...

Glad you enjoyed it. I always like re-visiting places like these in different seasons because it feels like I'm exploring a whole new world with only the trail markers and signs providing hints of...
Forum: Other Places 09-06-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,384
Posted By hikingandwildex
I thought this was interesting... Someone on...

I thought this was interesting...

Someone on a regional Facebook hiking group just posted a photo of the fire tower from the exact same location as my photo -- coincidentally.

What a...
Forum: Other Places 09-06-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,384
Posted By hikingandwildex
First ASP trip report in what seems like...

First ASP trip report in what seems like forever...

Did some rainy-weather hiking in Allegany State Park & Allegheny National Forest yesterday. Hiked a little under 15 miles on the North County...
Forum: Other Places 08-22-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,563
Posted By hikingandwildex
Interesting. That tower really traveled a long...

Interesting. That tower really traveled a long ways to its new home!

Speaking of fire tower relocations, I've always thought that the perfect place for a lookout tower would be on top of Bare...
Forum: Other Places 08-22-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,563
Posted By hikingandwildex
I was checking out that Ellicottville fire tower...

I was checking out that Ellicottville fire tower on CalTopo's hybrid satellite/topo map and noticed it's on an east-facing slope. Might check it out after the leaves come off the trees, around...
Forum: Other Places 08-21-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,563
Posted By hikingandwildex
Lol... The summit area of Morris looks like it...

Lol... The summit area of Morris looks like it would be interesting to explore, judging by the overhead views.

https://i.imgur.com/DBfOwfd.png

Quite a contrast between the modern-looking...
Forum: Other Places 08-21-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,563
Posted By hikingandwildex
This has to be it, right? 42.31455007095308,...

This has to be it, right?

42.31455007095308, -78.62677645862264

https://i.imgur.com/DDHbOlq.png
Forum: Other Places 08-21-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,563
Posted By hikingandwildex
Re-posting my response to the above message since...

Re-posting my response to the above message since I accidentally edited over it. I think the heat and humidity are getting to me!

I'm sure you're familiar with the Eastern Forest Lookouts...
Forum: Other Places 08-21-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,563
Posted By hikingandwildex
I was checking out XC MTB bikes and the...

I was checking out XC MTB bikes and the highest-rated ones were retailing above $1k. Used bikes could be option if my finances are tight next year. My one friend who's into biking had some bad...
Forum: Other Places 08-21-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,563
Posted By hikingandwildex
Good info. I didn't consider cross-country...

Good info. I didn't consider cross-country mountain bikes when I was thinking about getting a MTB earlier this year. Sounds like they would be worth looking into for next year. Time to start saving...
Forum: Other Places 08-21-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,563
Posted By hikingandwildex
Hunter's Creek and Sprague Brook are both within...

Hunter's Creek and Sprague Brook are both within reasonable driving range. I've hiked at both plenty of times and was just in that area today (hiked the Holland Ravines...
Forum: Other Places 08-20-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,563
Posted By hikingandwildex
Cardio is unquestionably my biggest weakness. My...

Cardio is unquestionably my biggest weakness. My legs are powerful enough for hiking long distances in serious mountains, I've found. When I read other people's accounts of having sore legs for days...
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