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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-12-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,364
Posted By Anita
Avalanche Lake

I recently did a quick hike in to Avalanche Lake, just the south end of it to break new boots in.
What is the official distance? If I follow the signs at Marcy Dam, it would appear to be 4.3 miles...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-25-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,530
Posted By Anita
thanks for all the info. I guess other than the...

thanks for all the info.
I guess other than the freezing cold water, my only concern would be parking.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-25-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,530
Posted By Anita
concerned about ice, and access in general. we...

concerned about ice, and access in general. we want to camp on one of the islands for a night or two next weekend.

I called the DEC campground operations and they referred me to the local NYS...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-25-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,530
Posted By Anita
sorry to hijack your thread, but I am looking for...

sorry to hijack your thread, but I am looking for some canoe-camping next weekend (May 3-4) - would we be able to get into Saranac Lake at that time?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-17-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,334
Posted By Anita
Greenland paddles

anyone use one? love/hate it?
I recently ordered one but have not had the opportunity to use it since I screwed up my wrist.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-17-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 54,930
Posted By Anita
yes I wear a PFD

yes I wear a PFD
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-01-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,301
Posted By Anita
overnight paddle

looking for suggestions for an overnight paddle in the Adirondacks without any significant portages (2 kayaks).
we've done an overnighter to Bartlett Island in Middle Saranac Lake, which was really...
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 12-16-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,250
Posted By Anita
definitely climbing this weekend, couple hours...

definitely climbing this weekend, couple hours north of Montreal. not ADK related, but the ice has been forming for the last 2 weeks up here and should be nice by Saturday :)
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-04-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 70,664
Posted By Anita
too bad we can't just shoot nuisance people

too bad we can't just shoot nuisance people
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 08-12-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,179
Posted By Anita
yeah thought about King Wall found this, looks...

yeah thought about King Wall
found this, looks nice!
http://www.jimlawyer.com/Picture%20-%20JoeSzot_HF21.htm?picring=2
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 08-11-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,179
Posted By Anita
practicing aid

a friend is going to teach me how to aid climb (and mostly haul) - can someone recommend a good spot to practice aid in the Adirondacks, 2-3 pitches long?
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 08-05-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,155
Posted By Anita
nevermind! saw the FB link

nevermind! saw the FB link
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 08-05-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,155
Posted By Anita
I guess those PM's were pretty nasty because I...

I guess those PM's were pretty nasty because I don't see why someone would be banned from those few posts in that thread.
But then again, what do I know.
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 07-18-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,749
Posted By Anita
also looking for a partner. I am in Montreal but...

also looking for a partner. I am in Montreal but can drive down any weekend. I don't lead, and don't have any of my own gear yet - pm me if interested
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 04-29-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,458
Posted By Anita
there's always the keene farm that is owned/run...

there's always the keene farm that is owned/run by the alpine club of canada's montreal section:
http://www.alpineclubofcanada.ca/facility/keene.html

from what I hear though it is always full of...
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 04-09-2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 25,878
Posted By Anita
well for me it's not so much about making any...

well for me it's not so much about making any first ascents, but more about learning the history behind certain routes and all the stories related to the ascents. pick up Galen Rowell's "High and...
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 04-09-2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 25,878
Posted By Anita
lots of climbers care. just flip through the AAJ...

lots of climbers care. just flip through the AAJ some time.

I can't speak from experience but I can definitely understand the thrill of finding a new area or scoping a new line and researching it...
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 04-03-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 18,482
Posted By Anita
sucks that sharp bridge will not open this year -...

sucks that sharp bridge will not open this year - this is where we've always camped. they also had large sites perfect for groups.
I always see people setting up camp at the base of chapel pond...
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 04-01-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 18,482
Posted By Anita
Owl's Head seems to be very popular with groups. ...

Owl's Head seems to be very popular with groups.
Jewels and Gems wall is nice too with some steep cracks and a nice flat area for a group to hang out. Creature Wall is another good spot for TRing,...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 03-02-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 18,173
Posted By Anita
I usually carry a 1L Nalgene and my water filter....

I usually carry a 1L Nalgene and my water filter. nothing beats cool mountain water after a muggy hike
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