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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 08:22 AM
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Posted By tgoodwin
You are probably right that the point known as...

You are probably right that the point known as "Rocky Peak" was named first. Looking p from the valley between Elizabethtown and New Russia, that appears to be the highest point.
The same thing...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-10-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By tgoodwin
TB: Juliet Brook is a local appellation, named...

TB: Juliet Brook is a local appellation, named after a Juliet Gibson whose family owned much of its length years ago. I have added that name to the current High Peaks Trail Guide, so maybe in the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-10-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By tgoodwin
TB; Yes, the trail will have to swing way to...

TB;
Yes, the trail will have to swing way to the west and actually past the western boundary because at the western boundary the banks on both sides of the brook are very steep. By going 3-400...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-09-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By tgoodwin
Porter Mt. from Garden Trail closed

A few weeks ago I was able to share some good news that Owls Head in Keene would again be open to hikers mid-week as it was last year. *Unfortunately, I must now report that the one private landowner...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-11-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By tgoodwin
That trail from Shattuck Clearing to Newcomb Lake...

That trail from Shattuck Clearing to Newcomb Lake and the one along the east side of the Cold River toward Duck Hole have not received much maintenance recently. Some have likened them to herd...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-10-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By tgoodwin
Yes, on weekends one can neither drive in nor use...

Yes, on weekends one can neither drive in nor use the trail. On weekdays, one must still park near the road, but the trail is open.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-10-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By tgoodwin
Owls head Mt. - Keene - Update

The landowners on the approach to Owls Head have apparently decided that last year's weekday only access was manageable and have decided to continue that policy this year.

We will continue to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-07-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,481
Posted By tgoodwin
According to a post on another site (Adirondack...

According to a post on another site (Adirondack Almanack) the tailings pile is being used by local road crews and will actually slowly disappear. If the railroad were to start shipping a train a...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-22-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 109,376
Posted By tgoodwin
Yes, good old Woodsman's Fly Dope. When I was in...

Yes, good old Woodsman's Fly Dope. When I was in grade school, within a day or so of the end of school we were in Keene Valley in the height of black fly season with my father practically pouring...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-22-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 789
Posted By tgoodwin
Jay Mountain road is plowed to within 1/2 mile of...

Jay Mountain road is plowed to within 1/2 mile of the height of land or well beyond the current Jay Mt. trailhead.
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-10-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By tgoodwin
I don't know of any reliable source for the...

I don't know of any reliable source for the thickness of the ice. That tour dropped out of the ADK Ski Touring guide because it was so rare that the ice was safe. At the time, I recommended calling...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-01-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By tgoodwin
In this cold, Toe-Heaters may be the only...

In this cold, Toe-Heaters may be the only solution for someone with chronically cold feet. That said, in my experience the Smart Wool socks are marginally better than Darn Tough. Don't know of any...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-12-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,298
Posted By tgoodwin
The lot was plowed in the early part of the...

The lot was plowed in the early part of the winter. I guess either the snow became too deep or there weren't enough people using it, so they just stopped plowing. Seems that with this promised $13...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 11-27-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,156
Posted By tgoodwin
Better conditions reporting

Over the years, many skiers came to rely on the ASTC/Jackrabbit Trail ski conditions page. In the transition to becoming the Bark Eater Trails Alliance (BETA) we apologize for letting that service...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-15-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,377
Posted By tgoodwin
As I believe I have noted before, this infamous...

As I believe I have noted before, this infamous intersection was built in the early 1960s - well before the Olympics.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-13-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,481
Posted By tgoodwin
Protect may have a case if Iowa Pacific accepts...

Protect may have a case if Iowa Pacific accepts so many cars for storage that they have to block the main line. They are close to that limit now. The forest preserve was taken by the Feds for the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-24-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 503
Posted By tgoodwin
Found: Nike sneakers

Found hanging from the Fish Hawk Cliffs sign on the Elk Pass trail, a pair of "Dual Fusion" Nike sneakers - size 7.5, black with purple trim. Will be left at the AMR Gate House, or PM me and I will...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-18-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,506
Posted By tgoodwin
The two campsites on that trail are below the...

The two campsites on that trail are below the lean-to. When the lean-to was being moved, an initial plan was to have a campsite across the trail from the former lean-to site. That campsite was...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 10-17-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,311
Posted By tgoodwin
Tha canister on Iroquois may have been removed...

Tha canister on Iroquois may have been removed when, at the request of Ed Ketchledge I believe, a bypass trail was constructed around the bog located not far from the Algonquin trail. When I first...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-16-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 999
Posted By tgoodwin
I have tried all of the above suggestions...

I have tried all of the above suggestions already. Yes, probably the number of requested changes has increased since 2014, or because it was in such a "civilized area" your change got more...
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