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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks Today, 08:56 AM
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Posted By TCD
Thanks, Makwa; I agree with your clarifications. ...

Thanks, Makwa; I agree with your clarifications.

Also posting again here because I realize I left out a nice small mountain on the easy/moderate list: Severance, just outside Schroon Lake.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-03-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By TCD
Are you looking for mountains, or lakes and...

Are you looking for mountains, or lakes and ponds? Easy, moderate, or difficult, or a mix? Don't know what your family prefers. All of the above are available nearby in any off the 4 compass...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-01-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By TCD
Look up the recent ADK Explorer article about the...

Look up the recent ADK Explorer article about the challenge of finding the inlet that leads up the flow (cannot find a link right now). Plan time for that.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-01-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,282
Posted By TCD
Keene and North Hudson lately it's been mostly...

Keene and North Hudson lately it's been mostly mosquitoes. Last few days there were not many black flies, and thankfully no deer flies (yet).
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-27-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,759
Posted By TCD
Sounds like she's related to this one: ...

Sounds like she's related to this one:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lisa_Nowak
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-25-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,759
Posted By TCD
Personally I'm delighted to see that people are...

Personally I'm delighted to see that people are starting to show up. A couple of our seasonal neighbors have arrived; nice to see them.

Of course people should be careful to use masks and keep...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-22-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By TCD
Went through there today. Of course all the...

Went through there today.

Of course all the perfectly safe parking on the wide shoulder north of the RBF lot was deserted, having been posted "No Parking."

As Festus observed on ADKHighPeaks,...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-15-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,604
Posted By TCD
I'm not a paddler, but I remember being really...

I'm not a paddler, but I remember being really impressed with a guy we met at Duck Hole in '99. He had brought in a lightweight pack boat via the Preston Ponds. He was overnighting at Duck Hole...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-10-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,273
Posted By TCD
Yes, that kiosk that is shown in the first photo...

Yes, that kiosk that is shown in the first photo in that old blog post is the one that used to be there before the state project. It was right on the shoulder of Frontiertown Road, with room to park...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-09-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By TCD
Yes, I've seen that CATS map, with the "canoe"...

Yes, I've seen that CATS map, with the "canoe" symbol next to the river.

Again, I'm not a padddler, but I was thinking you could put in much further upstream, maybe by the Gilligan hike parking...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-09-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,273
Posted By TCD
Good map! Thanks; I was looking for that map and...

Good map! Thanks; I was looking for that map and couldn't find it anymore.

You're right; the trails on the E side of route 9 are probably intact. But the area on the W side with "Upper West...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-09-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,282
Posted By TCD
Well, they are "on hold" up here in Keene for a...

Well, they are "on hold" up here in Keene for a day or two. 25F and 3" of fresh snow at my house this morning...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-08-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By TCD
I'm not a paddler, so I have not traveled on the...

I'm not a paddler, so I have not traveled on the river itself, but the Boquet is my favorite local river.

From topo and sat photos, it goes in segments, separated by dams and falls. The first...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-05-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,273
Posted By TCD
Back to North Hudson: I had not been in that area...

Back to North Hudson: I had not been in that area in a while. I had some errands to run in Glens Falls today, so I stopped through the area on the way by.

The old trail system has, in fact been...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-04-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,273
Posted By TCD
There used to be a very tight "spaghetti network"...

There used to be a very tight "spaghetti network" of trails located here:

http://www.adirondackrock.com/map.htm?lat=43.93968668167825&lng=-73.73379707336427

This blog post shows the kiosk that...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-03-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,282
Posted By TCD
Damn things are just starting in North Hudson. ...

Damn things are just starting in North Hudson. Hoping for one more climbing day....
Forum: Environmental Issues 05-02-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By TCD
Good input, DS. Thanks. I'm not a detractor...

Good input, DS. Thanks.

I'm not a detractor of any of those groups. But Dayjon and Woodly, I would urge you to make SURE that your contribution is actually going to be used ON THE GROUND to make...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-01-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,282
Posted By TCD
It's been cold here in Keene; the snow just...

It's been cold here in Keene; the snow just melted from the storm a couple days ago. No sign of any bugs yet up here.

We are trying to grab the dry days in this secret season to get out. Got...
Forum: Environmental Issues 04-26-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By TCD
Sorry, DS, if this appears confusing. In large...

Sorry, DS, if this appears confusing. In large part, I am agreeing with your post #2 in my post #3. You very correctly captured the phenomenon I am talking about; I was reinforcing your point.
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Forum: Environmental Issues 04-26-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By TCD
I know those numbers look impressive, but be...

I know those numbers look impressive, but be careful to do a complete analysis. I have not done the analysis in this case, but what you are seeing here is really often a "shell game," and you risk...
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