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Forum: Trip Reports 10-10-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Rivet
I was just hiking, not rock climbing. I went in...

I was just hiking, not rock climbing. I went in from Comstock Road. There is an old road used by hunters that heads in for about a mile. The cliffs are fairly high and near vertical so there may be...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-09-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 661
Posted By Rivet
I have climbed those cliffs you can see at the...

I have climbed those cliffs you can see at the end of the pond on the ridge in front of Beech mountain. Oddly enough, you cannot see the pond from there.

George
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 09-04-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By Rivet
Dutch Schultz's Missing Millions

Dutch Schultz's Missing Millions

Survivalists Chris and Casey Keefer are the hosts of a new Travel Channel show, "Code of the Wild." One of their treks took them to Stony Creek, N.Y. in pursuit of...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-05-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,483
Posted By Rivet
I bushwhacked up Phelps via Pelkey Basin once. It...

I bushwhacked up Phelps via Pelkey Basin once. It was mostly open woods (birch ski glade).

I heard that there was a herd path all the way from the lean-to to the summit.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-01-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,330
Posted By Rivet
I just saw a recent report on Facebook if you can...

I just saw a recent report on Facebook if you can search there
Forum: Trip Reports 05-28-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 981
Posted By Rivet
5/25/2018 Noble (Giant wilderness)

Climbed Noble mountain - a knob on Rocky Peak Ridge. Started from parking area on north side of Route 73 near Bullet Pond. Relatively easy bushwack through mostly open woods - except got more...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-28-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 663
Posted By Rivet
5/27/2018 Clap mountain (Hammond Pond WF)

Climbed Clap mountain - an obscure peak in the Northeastern Adirondacks. From Sharp Bridge campground in North Hudson, followed the East Mill Flow trail. After a few minutes, took the climbers path...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-21-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 950
Posted By Rivet
Shanty Cliffs Oct-21-2017

10-20-2017 Siamese Ponds Wilderness

Parked off Route 8 and crossed the East Branch of the Sacandaga River at the old cable crossing (no cable there now). I followed the path to Shanty Falls. Then,...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-13-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,115
Posted By Rivet
Panther (Piseco) 10-12-2017

Took the marked trail to Echo Cliff above Piseco Lake. Returned back to the notch and bushwhacked up to the true summit. There were nice views from a couple of ledges on the west side of the peak....
Forum: Trip Reports 10-05-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By Rivet
Thanks. The photo of the Cedar River was...

Thanks.

The photo of the Cedar River was taking just west of McGinn mountain - so I guess downstream from the falls. I don't have any other photos as the trail I followed was not close to the...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-04-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 689
Posted By Rivet
Old Far (Dix wildnerness) 10-1-2017

Climbed Old Far and Little Far mountains using the West Mill Brook access off route 9. Followed the old road/trail until around the state land boundary, and then headed southwest towards Old Far....
Forum: Trip Reports 10-04-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By Rivet
McGinn mountain 10-4-2017

Climbed a small peak in the Central Adirondacks north of Lake Abanakee - McGinn Mountain (no name on USGS maps). From trailhead on Pelon Road near the landfill, I followed the Paisley Falls and then...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-26-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,490
Posted By Rivet
Colors should be near peak in Lake Placid (high...

Colors should be near peak in Lake Placid (high peaks) region of the Adirondacks

https://www.iloveny.com/things-to-do/fall/foliage-report/#.V9G29tUrK6g
Forum: Trip Reports 09-24-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 890
Posted By Rivet
I think this is correct. Probably the ranger...

I think this is correct. Probably the ranger painting over the blazes with black (or grey) paint as they do on Pilot Knob in Lake George.
Forum: Trip Reports 09-24-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 923
Posted By Rivet
9/24/2017 Bartonville mountain (Brant Lake)

This is an easy hike on a newly created trail. Trailhead is behind The Hub - a bike shop on Market Street in Brant Lake. The trail is well designed with small switchbacks and benched into the side of...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-17-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 734
Posted By Rivet
9/17/2017 Bear and Buck mtn (Dix)

Climbed Bear and Buck mountains in the Dix wilderness area via West Mill Brook. I was able to drive my Forester across the ford on the river, through the culverts under the Northway and parked...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-21-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,192
Posted By Rivet
The road isn't that bad for driving with high...

The road isn't that bad for driving with high clearance AWD vehicle. Could shorten the trip considerably.

Though someone told me that the left branch that leads to Tannery road is flooded with six...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-20-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,192
Posted By Rivet
8/20/17 Warner Hill (Benson hills)

Climbed this small un-named peak in the Southern Adirondacks - but I believe it may be Warner Hill (elev 2115 ft). It is just south of Warner Hill road and north of Tyrell Hill. No public access from...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-15-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,026
Posted By Rivet
thanks

thanks
Forum: Trip Reports 08-13-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,026
Posted By Rivet
Yes, I climbed to the true summit from the...

Yes, I climbed to the true summit from the Springhill Ponds trail during this past winter.

I have also been to high cliffs previously.

Lots to explore!
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