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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-24-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,259
Posted By jfbweatherman
Street & Nye or Giant & RPR?

My parents and I just completed Wright & Algonquin Wednesday, and we did Cascade & Porter last year. We've also done the Saranac 6. Currently I'm trying to plan our next hike when we head to Lake...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-11-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,723
Posted By jfbweatherman
Anyone have a black fly update?

Thinking of heading to the southern ADKs this upcoming weekend to hike Kane with the family. How are the black flies up there? Is it bad yet?

Thanks in advance!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-22-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,064
Posted By jfbweatherman
I agree. And to further dispute GW, the US...

I agree.

And to further dispute GW, the US as a whole is below average with tornadoes this year:

http://www.spc.noaa.gov/wcm/ptorngraph.png

As for the 1800s tornado, I believe that the SPC...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-21-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,064
Posted By jfbweatherman
Well said wxwing. The SPC (Storm Prediction...

Well said wxwing.

The SPC (Storm Prediction Center) says from 1981-2010 NY had an average of 9 tornadoes per year. 1991-2010 10 per year. And 2001-2010 8 per year. See more here...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 07-12-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,671
Posted By jfbweatherman
Haha my bad. The map that I linked to in my...

Haha my bad. The map that I linked to in my previous post may help you determine which towers are accessible. Good luck!
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 07-11-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,671
Posted By jfbweatherman
I made a map that I compiled using data from here...

I made a map that I compiled using data from here (http://www.firetowerradio.net/Fire_Tower_List_3-14-11.pdf)

You can view it on my website here (http://nyhiking.net/firetowerchallenge.html). Just...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 07-02-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,956
Posted By jfbweatherman
Could that one have been Summit Hill? I took...

Could that one have been Summit Hill? I took most of the info from here (http://www.firetowerradio.net/Fire_Tower_List_3-14-11.pdf) and googled the locations of each. When it came to that one I was...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 07-02-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,956
Posted By jfbweatherman
Snowy and Owl's Head should be fixed now! Thanks...

Snowy and Owl's Head should be fixed now! Thanks for pointing that out!
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 07-02-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,956
Posted By jfbweatherman
Firetower Map

Hello All-

I've created a map of every firetower that there is and ever existed in New York State. Check it out Here (bit.ly/nysfiretowers).

If you spot any errors or have something to add,...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 07-02-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,956
Posted By jfbweatherman
According to this...

According to this (http://www.firetowerradio.net/Fire_Tower_List_3-14-11.pdf), the tower at the DEC office in Lowville is from Number Four.
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 06-28-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,956
Posted By jfbweatherman
Did you make it to the summit? I found this info...

Did you make it to the summit? I found this info from here (http://www.firetowerradio.net/Fire_Tower_List_3-14-11.pdf)
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-26-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,977
Posted By jfbweatherman
Hamilton County Challenges

You may want to consider working on the Hamilton County Challenges. Here's the PDFs.
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 06-25-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,956
Posted By jfbweatherman
Check out this resource of all firetowers in NYS:...

Check out this resource of all firetowers in NYS:

http://cnyhiking.com/NYStateFireTowers.htm
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 06-25-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,615
Posted By jfbweatherman
Here's some links: ...

Here's some links:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Friends-of-Stillwater-Fire-Tower/234801852849

http://www.stillwaterfiretower.org/
...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-25-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,807
Posted By jfbweatherman
We hiked it in August last summer. We took the...

We hiked it in August last summer. We took the Jackrabbit Trail from the Whiteface Inn, which was composed mostly of rocks and looked more like a dried stream bed than a trail. You may wish to hike...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-18-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,518
Posted By jfbweatherman
It may be a longer drive for you but Ampersand...

It may be a longer drive for you but Ampersand Mountain between Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake is a short but steep hike. There is an amazing view on the bald summit.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-12-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,318
Posted By jfbweatherman
Lake Placid Waterfalls

I was looking into some hiking options for when we will be staying in Lake Placid in July. Came across OK Slip Falls but since there is no trail we would like to hike somewhere else. Besides High...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-28-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,757
Posted By jfbweatherman
cnyhiking.com has maps and a description for all...

cnyhiking.com has maps and a description for all the high peaks. One of my favs
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-05-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,725
Posted By jfbweatherman
Thanks for the feedback. Planning on doing Mt...

Thanks for the feedback. Planning on doing Mt Adams this summer. Looking forward to it since it's right in the middle of the high peaks. I live in Syracuse and usually do day trips or stay...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-26-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,725
Posted By jfbweatherman
Status of Hudson River & Lake Jimmy Bridge

Looking into the status of the Hudson River Suspension Bridge north of Tahawus & the Lake Jimmy Boardwalk for hiking this summer. Both are on the trail to Mount Adams & Mount Allen. Found here...
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