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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-18-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,375
Posted By Neil
I've been reading this rather unpleasant thread...

I've been reading this rather unpleasant thread and while it makes me uncomfortable and I see no value in it I don't see any reason to lock it (not that you suggested that).

I'm sure the OP is...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-16-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By Neil
Just to rub it in. D-West has 360 degree views.

Just to rub it in. D-West has 360 degree views.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-02-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 803
Posted By Neil
You grind it up into a powder and add it to your...

You grind it up into a powder and add it to your oatmeal one eighth of a teaspoon at a time.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-25-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By Neil
This is quite true. I only go down that trail if...

This is quite true. I only go down that trail if I'm going to do some other peak(s) such as Colden.
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 09-25-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Neil
I was told using WAAS would reduce battery life....

I was told using WAAS would reduce battery life. As supposedly does using the electronic compass, recording a tracklog (especially with points very close together) and using the screen with "route...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 09-25-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By Neil
Done!

Done!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-25-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By Neil
You might want to look into getting a Spot device...

You might want to look into getting a Spot device or a Garmin InReach.
Cell coverage is spotty anyway.
Forum: Trip Reports 09-24-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By Neil
We saw no evidence of a canister on East. Both...

We saw no evidence of a canister on East. Both when Glen and I did it in the fall and then for P-100 I pushed around through the mess to ensure I was indeed on the highest point. It was a mess and...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-24-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,033
Posted By Neil
The following was posted on our other forum...

The following was posted on our other forum yesterday. My takeaway is to never underestimate the power of the "osmotic suction" of the 46.
Forum: Trip Reports 09-24-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By Neil
With a name of Spencer Bigfoot, no surprise! ...

With a name of Spencer Bigfoot, no surprise!

Late last fall mastergrasshopper and I went due north up the east peak and hit some brutal blowdown/regrowth. Then last winter our group of 4...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-24-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By Neil
You will not need axes or ropes. And, depending...

You will not need axes or ropes. And, depending on the conditions it is highly possible that only snowshoes will be required.

The trail between Lake Colden and the Alg. - Iro col is not at all...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-24-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,742
Posted By Neil
Btw, I was wondering if you put in at the bridge...

Btw, I was wondering if you put in at the bridge over the Blue Ridge Road. With yesterday's water level that section (as viewed downstream from the bridge) didn't look at all feasible and difficult...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-23-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,742
Posted By Neil
Coming soon!

Coming soon!
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-23-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,742
Posted By Neil
The road is no sweat. A guy drove it with his...

The road is no sweat. A guy drove it with his Honda Civic, no problems.
We loved the pond and especially enjoyed the Boreas River, which we explored south as far as what I took to be the dam. Ie....
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-20-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,742
Posted By Neil
Looking at this sat view: ...

Looking at this sat view:
https://mapper.acme.com/?ll=43.91217,-73.97427&z=19&t=S&marker0=43.91217%2C-73.97427%2C9.9%20km%20E%20of%20Vanderwhacker%20Mountain%20NY

and comparing it to your video,...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-20-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,742
Posted By Neil
We have paddled on Henderson but that was years...

We have paddled on Henderson but that was years ago. I hadn't thought of it. Cheney Pond-Boreas-Lester Flow seems interesting too.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-19-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,742
Posted By Neil
I think Cheney Pond will fit the bill perfectly! ...

I think Cheney Pond will fit the bill perfectly! Thanks Justin!
We are hiking Adams on Saturday and will toodle around Cheney Pond on Friday.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-19-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,742
Posted By Neil
Can the public put in and paddle on Elk Lake or...

Can the public put in and paddle on Elk Lake or do you have to be a paying guest?
Can you drive into Cheney Pond? (not into the pond itself LOL, just to the shore.)
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-19-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,742
Posted By Neil
Paddling opportunities near Exit 29?

Where can one paddle near(est) the Northway exit #29? Asking not for a friend but for myself and my wife.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-19-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 703
Posted By Neil
Sometimes I decide what to hike while driving...

Sometimes I decide what to hike while driving south from Montreal. Either that or just a few days ahead, it's often weather dependent, which is influenced by safety.
Many will reserve, reserve,...
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