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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-19-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By Banjoe
Agreed, in fact I've abandoned two attempts to...

Agreed, in fact I've abandoned two attempts to write so far because I find myself questioning whether this is the right way to go. What has me wanting to weigh in though, is that the governor...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-18-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,177
Posted By Banjoe
No answer for your question about the...

No answer for your question about the Adirondacks, but a study released by people at Cornell has interesting findings for the population controls tried in our area. Seems neither hunting (at current...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-18-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By Banjoe
Write to the Governor

Does anyone remember letters? Or a time when you thought writing one might make a difference? Well if you still think so, the governor should get one from you before his next budget is announced. ...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-31-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,073
Posted By Banjoe
When it happened my first response was Ft. Drum...

When it happened my first response was Ft. Drum is too far away. It was overcast with clouds around 6000' so we wouldn't have been able to see any aircraft, but it really seemed like an explosion.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-28-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,073
Posted By Banjoe
Explosion Info?

I finally got to Cascade and Porter after avoiding the parking and crowd issues. A Friday morning after leaf season helped on both accounts, in fact I had complete solitude atop Cascade (my friend...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-17-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By Banjoe
I've been three times, twice in August and once...

I've been three times, twice in August and once at Christmas, and never saw another person coming or going. Took a real effort to get into the water without getting mired in mud. The lean-to was in...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 10-16-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 46,745
Posted By Banjoe
I've worn out some shoes while singing this song,...

I've worn out some shoes while singing this song, it has a line about rinsing them in cool lake waters, which if I remember the story right, was Blue Mountain Lake after playing Grey Fox Festival:...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 10-16-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,644
Posted By Banjoe
Whew! Just closed the book on Forest and Crag (I...

Whew! Just closed the book on Forest and Crag (I skipped the reference notes so it was only 672 pages). Great read, but in the time it took to get through it I picked up two more about the...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 10-16-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By Banjoe
Thanks for the map, and the discussion. Once had...

Thanks for the map, and the discussion. Once had the displeasure of staying at Camp Solitude on Lake Placid and decided hiking in the rain in mid-30's temps was better than being in the leaking,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-16-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By Banjoe
Went to a nice one at Jimbo's Club on Brandt Lake...

Went to a nice one at Jimbo's Club on Brandt Lake (Rt. 8). Lots of cottages for guests. Must be a ton of places similar that will work for a location convenient for you.
Good luck and...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-24-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By Banjoe
If those two posts don't convince you it might be...

If those two posts don't convince you it might be too much it's unlikely I will, but I will add it's October and daylight is waning.
Another option if you're not interested in backpacking would be...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-19-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 608
Posted By Banjoe
Lots of information in a thread under Wildlife...

Lots of information in a thread under Wildlife from September 2018.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-19-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,697
Posted By Banjoe
The Erie Canal is under the jurisdiction of the...

The Erie Canal is under the jurisdiction of the Thruway, maybe this thread will drift to a float plane discussion.
I also recall a stop around 5 am on the Northway at the Glens Falls rest stop and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-17-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,697
Posted By Banjoe
Once, on a winter trip I was avoiding heavy...

Once, on a winter trip I was avoiding heavy snowfall and left just before midnight and spent four or five hours sleeping fitfully in the car at a rest area off 87. There is one just after exit 23...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-02-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,674
Posted By Banjoe
Thread drift alert. I have two banjos that are...

Thread drift alert.
I have two banjos that are pretty light I'm willing to take on biking and hiking trips when the weather and load are manageable. Both are over a 100 years old so I probably...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-30-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,674
Posted By Banjoe
Love it. I get why you take a canoe, but why not...

Love it. I get why you take a canoe, but why not a banjo?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-30-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,684
Posted By Banjoe
Almost got answers to all these questions last...

Almost got answers to all these questions last week. My wife and I spent 12 hours on Madison and Adam's in the Whites under ideal conditions. The next morning I took a little road walk to view the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-30-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By Banjoe
I just went up Pillsbury a couple weeks ago and...

I just went up Pillsbury a couple weeks ago and all was good. The road to the trail head is in excellent shape, the stairs of the fire tower are open (some even have fencing for your protection),...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 07-29-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,644
Posted By Banjoe
With a trip planned for August that includes a...

With a trip planned for August that includes a brief family visit in the Adirondacks then about a week each in the Greens and Whites, I thought it would be a good time to read Forest and Crag by the...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-23-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,072
Posted By Banjoe
My first moose sighting was in Newfoundland...

My first moose sighting was in Newfoundland during a bike trip up the west coast. I'd gotten a flat and wanted to switch out the tube for a new one while spending a night in a cottage behind a...
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