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Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 10-18-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,564
Posted By tgoodwin
Sharpe Swan has definitely found the Barringer...

Sharpe Swan has definitely found the Barringer brake up on, I believe, the south ridge of Seymour. As for the cable crossing, perhaps the rush of water when the Duck Hole dam breached in 2011 washed...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-17-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 546
Posted By tgoodwin
The Bark Eater Inn in Keene likes to do weddings...

The Bark Eater Inn in Keene likes to do weddings while Ibelieve the Mountain House is a more "reluctant" venue.
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 09-27-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By tgoodwin
Interesting and creative logistics for an N-P...

Interesting and creative logistics for an N-P thru hike. Today, many may not realize that Northville and Lake Placid were chosen at the two end points because in 1922 both towns had passenger rail...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-25-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By tgoodwin
Washbowl Fire

Today I checked out the site of last week's Washbowl fire. The fire was at the north end of the Washbowl and is not all that visible from the bridge on the Ridge Trail. The fire was started by a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-23-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,793
Posted By tgoodwin
That "unoccupied for 48-hour provision" may go...

That "unoccupied for 48-hour provision" may go back to the days of permit camps on the Saranacs and elsewhere. Supposedly, if one left the camp unoccupied for more than 48 hours one had to take down...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-22-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,350
Posted By tgoodwin
An ATIS group once helped to put out a fire at...

An ATIS group once helped to put out a fire at Middle Saranac Lake. They had a "bear canister brigade" to accomplish the task.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-17-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,320
Posted By tgoodwin
Lucky 13 is correct. Only in Europe are...

Lucky 13 is correct. Only in Europe are hikers/climbers routinely charged for their rescues, but most hiking/alpine clubs provide insurance with their membership.

New Hampshire has a "Hike Safe"...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-01-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,096
Posted By tgoodwin
Great report. But I will note that the boardwalk...

Great report. But I will note that the boardwalk in Marcy Swamp was mostly the work of ATIS. We had major financial help from the ADK46-Rs that paid for a significant share of the cost of the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-25-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,489
Posted By tgoodwin
I agree with dsettahr that a gravel pad with a...

I agree with dsettahr that a gravel pad with a box privy/thunderbox is the preferred option. Some sites may be naturally firm and drained, but many above 2,000 feet end up developing a mud pit where...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-12-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,418
Posted By tgoodwin
Newspaper article

https://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/news/local-news/2019/06/dec-goes-on-parking-ticket-duty/
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-12-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,418
Posted By tgoodwin
Rt. 73/Ausable Club parking

This weekend (6/15-16) will be the first weekend that there will be state police enforcement of the parking on Rt. 73 between the Rooster Comb trailhead and Chapel Pond. Last weekend, rangers...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-22-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,136
Posted By tgoodwin
DEC on Boreas Access

This just in from the DEC:

DEC to Increase Access to Boreas Ponds this Summer

Motor Vehicle Access will be Limited to Weekends Until Work is Complete

The New York State Department of...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-10-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,240
Posted By tgoodwin
Best place to fill up this time of year is a...

Best place to fill up this time of year is a small brook at 4.8 mi. on the long climb out of Dickerson Notch where there is a ledge on the left.
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 04-14-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,821
Posted By tgoodwin
My understanding of this or any other renaming...

My understanding of this or any other renaming process is that, seemingly appropriately, any local elected body is asked for their opinion on the renaming of a geographic feature within that elected...
Forum: Trip Reports 04-12-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,296
Posted By tgoodwin
I checked it out yesterday. The reroute crosses...

I checked it out yesterday. The reroute crosses the referenced bridge, reaches the right bank of the brook and parallels that for a little over 100 yds before swinging left and across the slope to...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-11-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,519
Posted By tgoodwin
In addition to TCD, I also attended the recent...

In addition to TCD, I also attended the recent Town of Keene board meeting where we got an update on the planning for Garden access this summer. *The original plan for replacing the bridge apparently...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-16-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By tgoodwin
The snow stake on Mt. Mansfield that is...

The snow stake on Mt. Mansfield that is registering 9 ft. was. I believe, originally established by the Vermont Ski Areas Assoc. They picked an area in the lee of the Nose on Mansfield and have a...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-16-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,205
Posted By tgoodwin
In summer, I've bushwhacked St. Regis Mt. from...

In summer, I've bushwhacked St. Regis Mt. from both Fish Pond and from St. Regis Pond. The route-finding up and down is a bit easier from Fish Pond because there is a fairly well-defined southwest...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-12-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,399
Posted By tgoodwin
Or it could be that the DEC just never got around...

Or it could be that the DEC just never got around to updating that part of the report. There were, apparently, some serious washouts between Beaver River and Sabattis that the railroad hadn't...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-20-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,876
Posted By tgoodwin
Ona recent trip to Quebec City to ski and watch...

Ona recent trip to Quebec City to ski and watch the final event of the X-C World Cup season, we were asked if we were carrying an firearms. We of course said "no". Then he asked if we owned any...
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