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Forum: "By the Fireside" 01-07-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 765
Posted By DSettahr
I don't doubt it. I'd hope to finish 2017 out...

I don't doubt it. I'd hope to finish 2017 out having stayed in all 6 lean-tos and all 15 designated tent sites on Pharaoh Lake itself, but alas- I'm still 4 tent sites short of that goal.



I...
Forum: Other Places 01-07-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By DSettahr
Side note: Anyone visiting this area should be...

Side note: Anyone visiting this area should be prepared to spend the next two weeks finding sand in various articles of footwear, clothing, and hiking gear. :)
Forum: Other Places 01-07-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By DSettahr
I saw your blog post with the rough maps showing...

I saw your blog post with the rough maps showing the new routes. While maybe not a destination rail, the Pinchot Trail is nice enough in its own right, and the new routes are intriguing enough that...
Forum: Other Places 01-07-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By DSettahr
Nice photos. I camped at Sones Pond with a...

Nice photos. I camped at Sones Pond with a couple of friends while hiking the Loyalsock-Link Loop but we didn't really have time to explore off of that trail much. Is there a trail that leads down...
Forum: Other Places 01-07-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By DSettahr
Juniper Prairie Wilderness, Ocala National Forest, FL 11/23 - 11/25/2017

Click Here to View More Photos (https://photos.app.goo.gl/l3Ovt3753JiPSRXC2)

I spent the past few months working a temp job in Florida. 60 hour work weeks didn't give me a huge amount of time for...
Forum: Other Places 01-05-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By DSettahr
Thanks for the suggestions, every one. After...

Thanks for the suggestions, every one. After some discussion among the group, the decision has been made to shift the time frame to sometime in June. Shouldn't be any shortage of state parks with...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 01-05-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 765
Posted By DSettahr
I made a map showing every primitive campsite I've camped at in my lifetime

Over the past few days, I've put together a map showing the location of every primitive campsite that I've camped at in my life time...
Forum: Other Places 11-19-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By DSettahr
Early season car camping in the Ithaca/Watkins Glen area?

I'm in the process of planning a tentative gathering for a few friends who'd like to do some camping in the vicinity of Ithaca or Watkins Glen. I think car camping is the likely choice for overnight...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-05-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 825
Posted By DSettahr
If it's icy, Gothics can be a little bit tricky...

If it's icy, Gothics can be a little bit tricky via Pyramid, or via the cables, especially if you're descending via either of these trails. The trail that ascends to the Gothics-Armstrong col...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-05-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 825
Posted By DSettahr
I'd say you probably won't need them, but I...

I'd say you probably won't need them, but I wouldn't say that you definitely won't need them.

I'd personally be more worried about ice, which tends to be worse earlier in the winter season. ...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-05-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 825
Posted By DSettahr
When are you planning to go? The summits are...

When are you planning to go? The summits are already starting to see winter conditions (snow, ice, etc.). Do you have cold weather hiking experience?
Forum: Other Places 10-26-2017, 01:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By DSettahr
It will be interesting to see how these shelters...

It will be interesting to see how these shelters changes the nature of these trails. I like backcountry shelters and lean-tos, but easily accessible ones nearly always tend to be magnets for trash,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-26-2017, 12:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,915
Posted By DSettahr
I think BillyGr got it right but it seems that...

I think BillyGr got it right but it seems that his post was ignored. The group size limits for the High Peaks (8 for overnight use, 15 for day use) are hard and fast, and the regulations do not...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-16-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,915
Posted By DSettahr
The 6er Facebook Page is suggesting that the...

The 6er Facebook Page is suggesting that the State Constitution prevented the inclusion of Ampersand. I suspect that it's likely actually the High Peaks group size regulations that prevented the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-15-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,903
Posted By DSettahr
I feel like at one point I did see a "Camp Here"...

I feel like at one point I did see a "Camp Here" disc in a site on Fishbrook Pond. It may have been the site baisleytom mentions but I honestly can't remember. The problem with heavily used...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 10-15-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 990
Posted By DSettahr
Breakfast: In warm weather, I frequently eat...

Breakfast:

In warm weather, I frequently eat Belvita Breakfast Cookies. They're basically glorified sugar, but they do also have some fiber. They usually keep me going through lunch pretty well....
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-15-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By DSettahr
Thanks. :thumbs: I thought that was what had...

Thanks. :thumbs: I thought that was what had happened but wasn't 100% sure. In any case, yeah, it's not there anymore.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-15-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By DSettahr
FYI: Just in case you aren't aware: The Salmon...

FYI: Just in case you aren't aware: The Salmon Lake Lean-to was removed a good while ago. The continued inclusion of that lean-to on the Nat Geo maps is an error.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-15-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,001
Posted By DSettahr
You can find the old road bed between the two...

You can find the old road bed between the two forks of the Boquet, north of present day Route 73. The three designated tent sites at that location are located right smack on top of the old road bed...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 10-15-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,286
Posted By DSettahr
I've section hiked the entire NPT in winter. I...

I've section hiked the entire NPT in winter. I also have substantial winter backpacking experience in general.

The other posters in this thread aren't exaggerating. Our average pace across the...
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