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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-18-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,025
Posted By Pete_Hickey
Note that a bunch of trailhead...

Note that a bunch of trailhead parking/improvements that were done were paid for by federal dollars. If the DEC had that money, it most likely would have been used for something else. There was...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-15-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,025
Posted By Pete_Hickey
Sounds good, but.... I lead crews. They are...

Sounds good, but.... I lead crews. They are there because they WANT to be there. I don't think I'd want a crew made up of people with the attitude, "What do I have to do to get my pass, then I'm...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-13-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,025
Posted By Pete_Hickey
Yep... it'd keep me away.. and by doing that, NY...

Yep... it'd keep me away.. and by doing that, NY would loose about 150 hours of volunteer work each year.
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-06-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,273
Posted By Pete_Hickey
Adirondack film coming in Feb

Trailer and a blurb is here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12FdYGRUtXU

Some may find it interesting.
Forum: ADKHighpeaks Foundation 12-11-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,346
Posted By Pete_Hickey
Sounds like you were hit by this: ...

Sounds like you were hit by this:

http://isc.sans.edu/diary.html?storyid=12127&rss

Which really messes up your database. If that is is, you should have some consolation in knowing that you're...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-12-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By Pete_Hickey
The Nye wolf is a creature that is half animal...

The Nye wolf is a creature that is half animal and half spirit. He resides on the flanks of Street and Nye. This creature, being part spirit, can walk leaving no footprints. He will stalk you and...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-12-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By Pete_Hickey
I don't think tomorrow is a good day for climbing...

I don't think tomorrow is a good day for climbing Street and Nye. Have you checked the calendar? Full Moon.

And you ARE aware of the Nye Wolf, right?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-14-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 731
Posted By Pete_Hickey
Northvill-Placid chapter of ADK?

Maybe.

http://www.nptrail.org/NPTrail_Chapter.html

If that sounds interesting to you, you'll be able to help make it become a reality.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-13-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,866
Posted By Pete_Hickey
The state change...solid to liquid... requires...

The state change...solid to liquid... requires almost as much heat as it does to bring water to a boil.... IE, to convert a liter of water from 0C ice to 0C water takes the same amount of heat at to...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 12-10-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By Pete_Hickey
Uhhhhh.... Just waking up... What day is it...

Uhhhhh.... Just waking up... What day is it today? Uggg... what a party. Think I fell asleep and missed a day.... something like that.
Forum: Current and Historical Affairs 09-21-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 14,686
Posted By Pete_Hickey
You're right, because there are some that should...

You're right, because there are some that should be there.

BTW, I didn't say that I remove them all. There are definitely some that are useful, although I prefer more subtle things to get people...
Forum: Current and Historical Affairs 09-21-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 14,686
Posted By Pete_Hickey
Back to the cairns. As the maintainer of the...

Back to the cairns. As the maintainer of the (Class 2) path on Street and Nye, I am authorized to mark that trail. That trail is supposed to be relatively unmarked, only the occasional cairn at...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-13-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,079
Posted By Pete_Hickey
That's not from normal backpacking. That's from...

That's not from normal backpacking. That's from several bicycle accidents, a few skiing one... and carrying (for special occations) the 100 pound packs: Like this:
...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-13-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,079
Posted By Pete_Hickey
Don't know if they are still there, but there...

Don't know if they are still there, but there used to be a designated campsite just past the (colden side) end of Avalanche Lake.

Bah. All depends on whether you're used to full packs or not. ...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-02-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By Pete_Hickey
A couple weeks ago, we did our blowdown clearing...

A couple weeks ago, we did our blowdown clearing up to the base of the slide. Can you tell me it there is any blowdown from the slide to the summit?

Cory... Did you go up/down the Beckhorn or...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-28-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,915
Posted By Pete_Hickey
This kid's face says is all: ...

This kid's face says is all:

http://mudhead.uottawa.ca/~pete/kilt.jpg
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-21-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,163
Posted By Pete_Hickey
My favorite route is from the Loj... Maybe a bit...

My favorite route is from the Loj... Maybe a bit longer, but for me a lot less driving.

From the Loj I take the route toward Indian Pass, then the trail over toward Lake Colden. JUST before...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-13-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,929
Posted By Pete_Hickey
Just a comment here, and not an accusation to...

Just a comment here, and not an accusation to anyone.

We (the 46ers) receive complaints from rangers from time to time about larger than allowed groups on summits for someone's 46er finish. We...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-05-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,015
Posted By Pete_Hickey
For a group

While a little awkward to carry, this one (approved) will let you carry enough food for eight hungry workers for a week.

http://mudhead.uottawa.ca/~pete/tmp/bearcan.jpg

IIRC, it weighs about 40...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-05-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,031
Posted By Pete_Hickey
Pot plantation. I think that's where I did...

Pot plantation. I think that's where I did it..... memory is not what it used to be.
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