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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-07-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By tgoodwin
The section of the High Peaks Wilderness along...

The section of the High Peaks Wilderness along Long Lake and the Raquette River is a separate zone for the "Adirondack Canoe Route". Campfires are permitted even though those campsites are heavily...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-24-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By tgoodwin
The "almost 46-R" died at the base of the...

The "almost 46-R" died at the base of the Saddleback scramble. The death on Gothics was a winter climber who died of a heart attack.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-24-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 816
Posted By tgoodwin
Yes, it is definitely legal to walk on that rail...

Yes, it is definitely legal to walk on that rail corridor as it is state property and is definitely used for recreational activities during the winter. No need to worry about any rail traffic as the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-03-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 603
Posted By tgoodwin
Found: Garmin Activity tracker

Found on Gothics on Sunday a green Garmin "Vivotaki(?) Activity Tracker. Brought down and left on to of the register at the AMR gate. If it is yours, PM me and if necessary I will send it to you.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-30-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,445
Posted By tgoodwin
Second try at a link to the sign. ...

Second try at a link to the sign.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wmGuHQjMZLeG7jYEjTMRNK9BybdWJYyH/view?usp=sharing
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-30-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,445
Posted By tgoodwin
There is finally a sign at the highway stating...

There is finally a sign at the highway stating the current situation In my view not the best way a sign could have been made, but here is a photo of that sign....
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-28-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,445
Posted By tgoodwin
I have told the Supervisor of the Town of Keene...

I have told the Supervisor of the Town of Keene that the signage at Owls Head is currently inadequate to alert potential hikers to this year's reality. I drove by on the highway today and noticed a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-21-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 647
Posted By tgoodwin
Indian Head - Too Much of a "Thing"?

In the past few years, photos of the view from Indian Head on sites like this one have drawn many, many visitors to this location. Some have made videos of elaborate yoga poses. “Adirondack Life”...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-19-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By tgoodwin
You are probably right that the point known as...

You are probably right that the point known as "Rocky Peak" was named first. Looking p from the valley between Elizabethtown and New Russia, that appears to be the highest point.
The same thing...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-10-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,030
Posted By tgoodwin
TB: Juliet Brook is a local appellation, named...

TB: Juliet Brook is a local appellation, named after a Juliet Gibson whose family owned much of its length years ago. I have added that name to the current High Peaks Trail Guide, so maybe in the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-10-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,030
Posted By tgoodwin
TB; Yes, the trail will have to swing way to...

TB;
Yes, the trail will have to swing way to the west and actually past the western boundary because at the western boundary the banks on both sides of the brook are very steep. By going 3-400...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-09-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,030
Posted By tgoodwin
Porter Mt. from Garden Trail closed

A few weeks ago I was able to share some good news that Owls Head in Keene would again be open to hikers mid-week as it was last year. *Unfortunately, I must now report that the one private landowner...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-11-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By tgoodwin
That trail from Shattuck Clearing to Newcomb Lake...

That trail from Shattuck Clearing to Newcomb Lake and the one along the east side of the Cold River toward Duck Hole have not received much maintenance recently. Some have likened them to herd...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-10-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,445
Posted By tgoodwin
Yes, on weekends one can neither drive in nor use...

Yes, on weekends one can neither drive in nor use the trail. On weekdays, one must still park near the road, but the trail is open.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-10-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,445
Posted By tgoodwin
Owls head Mt. - Keene - Update

The landowners on the approach to Owls Head have apparently decided that last year's weekday only access was manageable and have decided to continue that policy this year.

We will continue to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-07-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,742
Posted By tgoodwin
According to a post on another site (Adirondack...

According to a post on another site (Adirondack Almanack) the tailings pile is being used by local road crews and will actually slowly disappear. If the railroad were to start shipping a train a...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-22-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 116,649
Posted By tgoodwin
Yes, good old Woodsman's Fly Dope. When I was in...

Yes, good old Woodsman's Fly Dope. When I was in grade school, within a day or so of the end of school we were in Keene Valley in the height of black fly season with my father practically pouring...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-22-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,100
Posted By tgoodwin
Jay Mountain road is plowed to within 1/2 mile of...

Jay Mountain road is plowed to within 1/2 mile of the height of land or well beyond the current Jay Mt. trailhead.
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-10-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 857
Posted By tgoodwin
I don't know of any reliable source for the...

I don't know of any reliable source for the thickness of the ice. That tour dropped out of the ADK Ski Touring guide because it was so rare that the ice was safe. At the time, I recommended calling...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-01-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By tgoodwin
In this cold, Toe-Heaters may be the only...

In this cold, Toe-Heaters may be the only solution for someone with chronically cold feet. That said, in my experience the Smart Wool socks are marginally better than Darn Tough. Don't know of any...
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