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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-14-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By Makwa
You may want to check out the Adirondack Quest....

You may want to check out the Adirondack Quest. Your camping/backpacking activities would certainly qualify toward that challenge. And the maps/lists may be of use to you.

Details here......
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-13-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By Makwa
In Volume I of Donaldson about a dozen pages are...

In Volume I of Donaldson about a dozen pages are devoted to David Henderson. The only reference made to a mountain named after Henderson is, "The 'duck hole' where he was shot has ever since been...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-13-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By Makwa
I have it. Will give a look later today.

I have it. Will give a look later today.
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-13-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By Makwa
Oh boy... this one is a bit strange. It comes...

Oh boy... this one is a bit strange. It comes down to the use of two different names: Panther Mountain and Panther Peak. Panther Peak being the presently named High Peak.

From Russell Carson's...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-12-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By Makwa
Thanks so much DSettahr. Thanks for the tip...

Thanks so much DSettahr.

Thanks for the tip on Panther/Henderson. I'll have to do some research on that. I certainly would not be surprised if you were right.

Interesting question re:...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-12-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By Makwa
It was pointed out to me over on the ADKHighPeaks...

It was pointed out to me over on the ADKHighPeaks Forum that I missed St. Anthony on my list (for Santanoni). Here was my response/ details on his burial. Will also add pictures to photo album...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-12-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By Makwa
Yes. That is the one.

Yes. That is the one.
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-08-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By Makwa
Thanks Tick. It's definitely worth the time for...

Thanks Tick. It's definitely worth the time for a ride through Albany Rural. It is quite an interesting place. If you go and want directions to Marcy, Emmons, Street, or the McIntyre plot shoot me...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-06-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By Makwa
ADK High Peaks Names/Graves Project

I usually spend most of my time over on the High Peaks Forum but given the topic I figured my post might fit in with Adirondack History & Folklore so I cross-posted here as well. Hope you find the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-02-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By Makwa
Try Views From The Top......

Try Views From The Top... https://www.vftt.org/forums/
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-23-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By Makwa
Kinda depends on what elevation you're at. ...

Kinda depends on what elevation you're at.

12/19 info from the DEC... "TRAIL CONDITIONS: Trails are covered in snow and ice and may be very icy, or covered in deep snow in higher elevation...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-21-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 846
Posted By Makwa
Hiked the Ranger Trail today. Plenty of folks...

Hiked the Ranger Trail today. Plenty of folks using that route so probably no concern about it be broken out unless you go right after a big dump of snow.

Some icy spots along the cliffs down...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-15-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,239
Posted By Makwa
He is jwellford on this forum and the High Peaks...

He is jwellford on this forum and the High Peaks forum. You could try messaging him. Try going through the High Peaks forum for that. According to the member list on this forum he hasn't posted...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-12-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,239
Posted By Makwa
I wouldn't add a layer of mental torture to an...

I wouldn't add a layer of mental torture to an already difficult challenge. Black flies can be awfully annoying and potentially jeopardize the whole plan.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-11-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,239
Posted By Makwa
Agree with this 100%. There have been several...

Agree with this 100%. There have been several speed round attempts by people with limited local knowledge than went rather poorly. Others totally underestimated the difficulty of the task and...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-11-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,239
Posted By Makwa
I would suggest posting this over on the...

I would suggest posting this over on the ADKHighPeaks forum. There are some folks over there who have completed speed rounds (and hundreds more who follow every attempt very closely and will happily...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-04-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 846
Posted By Makwa
View from ground level on the Poke-O-Moon summit...

View from ground level on the Poke-O-Moon summit is quite nice. Plenty of scenery to enjoy without climbing the tower.

I have snowshoed the Observer's Trail. Definitely worth a visit. Not too...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-03-2019, 02:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,223
Posted By Makwa
First off, the Halloween storm washed out the...

First off, the Halloween storm washed out the access road to Pillsbury Mt and it remains closed. Not sure when that will get repaired/ reopened. Presumably in the spring but who knows when.
...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-03-2019, 01:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By Makwa
No. You start at the parking area for the East...

No. You start at the parking area for the East River Trail on the road into Upper Works just north of the MacIntyre Furnace. Allen is an 18-mile hike.

If you want short and steep try Adams...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-25-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By Makwa
Agreed. It is good news. I look forward to...

Agreed. It is good news. I look forward to hiking it. The bad news is what will happen once Cascade is no longer the most popular trailhead along the Route 73 corridor. The current trail sees...
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