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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-19-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,658
Posted By trent
Camp sites At Pigeon Lake Wildernes within hiking distance from Big Moose RR?

I started planning a different type of ADK trip. I'm in Rochester. It would be Amtrack to Utica. Adirondack Scenic RR from Utica to Big Moose Station. From Big Moose station, hike ??? to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-19-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,726
Posted By trent
Are any parts of RailRoad from Tawahus to Saratoga still navigable?

http://www.abandonedrails.com/Saratoga_Springs_to_Tahawus

If I were to create a bicycle modification to ride on railroad tracks, would any of this stretch be rideable for stretches of distance to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-30-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,023
Posted By trent
I feel bad for people living in the blue line...

I feel bad for people living in the blue line around this time of year. Around Rochester the snow's been melted for about a month. Driving up to Keene I kept noticing the nice golf courses...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-30-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,470
Posted By trent
Is this something simple one could figure out on...

Is this something simple one could figure out on their own by tracking their heart rate? E.g. an average of X BPM for an hour = Y amount of calories?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-30-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,470
Posted By trent
Any calorie burn calculators for hiking snowshoeing that don't suck

Does anyone know of any online calculators where you can enter in things like your body weight, height, distance, vertical gain/loss and more specifically things that make the Adirondacks unique: ...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-16-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,023
Posted By trent
Hiking. When I was referring to MRP, I was using...

Hiking. When I was referring to MRP, I was using it as a very general location for SW Adirondacks. Not necessarily exactly in the MRP wilderness.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-11-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,701
Posted By trent
Based on the trip reports I've been hearing,...

Based on the trip reports I've been hearing, there may be a foot of snow in the area.

That coupled with the road to the TH being a potholed mess, it's probably not accessible by a typical...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-09-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,023
Posted By trent
These snow depth maps don't seem to match up to...

These snow depth maps don't seem to match up to what I see if I pull up webcams in the park. While I understand the snow lasts longer in the share/forest, 8" to 14" differences seems to be pretty...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-09-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,273
Posted By trent
For this new, old route, are the majority of...

For this new, old route, are the majority of hikers using it now?

While paying special attention to the turns/intersections, is the trail easy enough to follow once it gets down to herd path? ...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-09-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,752
Posted By trent
Question Mt. Allen conditions in 2019

Hello,

I am planning a late April overnighter with my wife to do Mt Allen. I have a few questions since it's been years since I've been out to Allen.

BRIDGES:
The last time I went in towards...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-11-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,974
Posted By trent
What gebbyfish said. It's not impossible to do...

What gebbyfish said. It's not impossible to do it all in one day. But I don't hate myself to attempt it. The trails are all rough/rocky and the knees/feet take a beating. Going...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 07-10-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,553
Posted By trent
Thanks, some of those are interesting options.

Thanks, some of those are interesting options.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-09-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,298
Posted By trent
https://www.newyorkupstate.com/outdoors/2018/07/mi...

https://www.newyorkupstate.com/outdoors/2018/07/missing_austic_man_29_found_safe_after_3-day_search_dec_forest_ranger_rescues.html

"At 5:02 p.m. Monday, Williams was located by searchers on the...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 07-09-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,553
Posted By trent
Nevermind, I think I found it. It still exists. ...

Nevermind, I think I found it. It still exists. www.ldpcampingfoods.com

Looks like they had a bigger selection of brangs back then though: ...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 07-09-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,553
Posted By trent
Name of hiking food website

About 7-8 years ago when I was doing lots of backpacking I was ordering dehydrated meals online and buying 10 days worth of meals at a time. I was using a website that carried all brands of food and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-09-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,298
Posted By trent
We did see some flagging in two place. Some...

We did see some flagging in two place. Some hikers that stopped by let us know that there was a SAR previously. I never really saw flagging like this.

I'd guess the flagged places were about...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-09-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,298
Posted By trent
A little update on Chase Lk LT

My wife, daughter, and I recently returned from Chase Lake. The LT wasn't as junked out as it was in the past, but it could still use some removal of crap if anyone's planning on heading out there...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-03-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,128
Posted By trent
Unfortunately, it doesn't matter if you're in...

Unfortunately, it doesn't matter if you're in suburban Rochester or rural Adirondacks. I have to deal with the same crap. My house is a place equidistant between two side streets people often miss...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-03-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,402
Posted By trent
Cool, not surprising. Thanks for the info. ...

Cool, not surprising. Thanks for the info.

Now to play the game of let it swarm on my head, let it land, and SMACK and try to not knock myself out.


Just out of curiosity, when did they die...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-03-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,298
Posted By trent
Is the Chase Lake LT still loaded with crap?

I haven't been out to Chase Lake in a couple years. Back in 2015 and 2016 it was loaded with junk, ripped tarps, garbage, bunch of cooking equipment, etc. I've tried to clean it up when I visit and...
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