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Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-08-2021, 09:18 AM
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Posted By montcalm
Interesting. But my bet is no one will gaf. ...

Interesting. But my bet is no one will gaf.



You can lead a horse to water... :banghead:
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-07-2021, 06:09 PM
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Posted By montcalm
LOL - don't believe me. Believe the data. ...

LOL - don't believe me. Believe the data.



I get a little annoyed by us discussing these kinds of things because... well we're old. I think it is really for the next generations to decide...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-07-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By montcalm
Both. They don't exist in NY yet but there...

Both.

They don't exist in NY yet but there are, for instance in VT, man-made BC ski trails that are glades i.e. they are not cleared of large trees but maintained to give enough space to ski...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-05-2021, 10:53 PM
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Views: 4,054
Posted By montcalm
https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1475...

https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/147525078_3894439457289819_5124894591807228245_n.jpg?_nc_cat=104&ccb=2&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_ohc=WX0c6eYayAcAX8VuHrO&_nc_ht=scontent-ort2-1.xx&oh=df96370a834...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-05-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,054
Posted By montcalm
Right - I get that. But I know of a lot of...

Right - I get that. But I know of a lot of trails that are built that don’t cut a single tree, and they do very little in terms of removing small trees. These are single track hiking and bike...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-05-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,054
Posted By montcalm
Not sure what needs to be moderated except...

Not sure what needs to be moderated except perhaps to remove your disruptive posts?

Do you have something useful to add?

It's pretty clear you stated this thread need to be shut down, that "I...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-05-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,054
Posted By montcalm
I don't assume anything except that you have...

I don't assume anything except that you have nothing useful to add to the conversation and you wish to impart your will to "shut it down" for some reason.

And now try to drift it. Why not a pm to...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-05-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,054
Posted By montcalm
Why? Does ecology offend you? There's no...

Why? Does ecology offend you?

There's no reason you have to read this :Peek: if you choose to stay ignorant of the impacts of your actions and decide what might be best for forest and the...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-04-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,054
Posted By montcalm
Perhaps you have no idea what I'm talking about? ...

Perhaps you have no idea what I'm talking about?

https://www.powder.com/stories/features/to-preserve-access-skiers-cutting-illegal-glades-are-going-legit/

Certain groups in NY have been...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-04-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,054
Posted By montcalm
The Cosmos will never cease to amaze you, if you...

The Cosmos will never cease to amaze you, if you stop to listen.
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-03-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,054
Posted By montcalm
I’m not proposing we get rid of trails, friend. ...

I’m not proposing we get rid of trails, friend. I was merely pointing out above from my very limited knowledge that Everything has some kind of impact.

I’m simply passing this information along...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-02-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,054
Posted By montcalm
And I know this may all sound kinda hippy-dippy,...

And I know this may all sound kinda hippy-dippy, tree-huggy, but the science is sound from what I can understand.

Dr. Suzanne Simard is one of the leading researchers in these kind of...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-02-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,054
Posted By montcalm
Right - wildflowers and other plants that aren't...

Right - wildflowers and other plants that aren't shade tolerant won't do well in a forest. But there are stages and natural clearing of trees through fire, wind, flooding or disease is part of the...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-01-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,054
Posted By montcalm
Right. It seems rather arbitrary but the truth...

Right. It seems rather arbitrary but the truth is zero cutting is the best. That obviously doesn’t work with in our modern world but there are perhaps things that are less disruptive than others. ...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-01-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,054
Posted By montcalm
A couple links for reference that should get you...

A couple links for reference that should get you pointed in the right direction should you be interested in this:
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Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-01-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,054
Posted By montcalm
Glading - is it really harmful to the forest?

I know this question has come up before with regard building maintained ski glades on forest preserve lands. As far as I know, the DEC has held firm on their stance that cutting of trees, even...
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