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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-17-2014, 11:11 AM
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Posted By Grey-Jay
Round Pond paddling, Garnet Lake area

I posted a few years ago but with one reply and not going then, thought I would inquire again. Has anyone carried their canoe via the shorter of two paths to this pond this season? Curious how far...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-17-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,650
Posted By Grey-Jay
I incorrectly read. Sorry. Still closed as of...

I incorrectly read. Sorry. Still closed as of June 12th.

•The Cornell/Deer Pond Road remains closed to public motor vehicle access at this time due to washouts and wet areas. The Town of Newcomb...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-16-2014, 08:44 PM
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Views: 2,650
Posted By Grey-Jay
The Dec site lists the road as now open although...

The Dec site lists the road as now open although rough.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-25-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Grey-Jay
OK Slip Falls trail status

Have not seen any recent updates on creation of a formal trail to the falls on now public land. It seems numerous parties, individual or organized, visited the falls in winter, aided by following the...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-31-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By Grey-Jay
Fishing rods in pack canoes when carrying

Curious what Hornbeck or other pack canoe owners use to transport their fragile graphite fishing rods on the trail, of course along with the paddle. Specifically for Horneck, the supplied rope? ...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-21-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By Grey-Jay
Bobization of EMS

We all wondered what parent company Bobs would do to EMS. A recent chat with store managers suggests a rumored plan to de-emphasize gear and EMS branded clothing and expand mass market branded...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-16-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 134
Posted By Grey-Jay
Balm of Giliad Mt snowshoe access

Wondering if it is possible to park near this trailhead on public land without entering Garnet Hill property to do a snowshoe hike.
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 02-15-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Grey-Jay
Yes, my winter hikes are now in the lowlands vs....

Yes, my winter hikes are now in the lowlands vs. up. Increasing age equals decreasing risk.
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 02-10-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Grey-Jay
I was not sure about the extra money I spent on...

I was not sure about the extra money I spent on the so called flexible bars since they seem the same as the bars that came with them. Supposedly a softer metal for flexing.
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 02-10-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Grey-Jay
My Black Diamond Contact Crampons-like new

I purchased these brand new last fall at EMS and have used them just once on Blue Mountain. They worked far superior to Microspikes for the conditions I had. I have totally diminished by winter...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 01-24-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,309
Posted By Grey-Jay
We met him at the Cedar River Leanto. Chatted for...

We met him at the Cedar River Leanto. Chatted for 20 minutes. Gloversville resident mentioned doing a trail video. While ok chat, I would not have desired to share the Leanto.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-07-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 391
Posted By Grey-Jay
NT BJ material

Simon explained to me the brand new Blackjack New Trick material but I did not retain this info very well. The prior Blackjacks were black interior and exterior so I assume 100% carbon and no...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-05-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 391
Posted By Grey-Jay
Charlie

Charlie, Pete is making two different lay ups in the New Trick. The first is his blended Carbon-Kevlar with the traditional yellowish interior color with green exterior and a Blackjack version which...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-23-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 125
Posted By Grey-Jay
thanks

thanks for the reminder to say thanks. My plans to do this hike got cancelled unfortunately. I may actually now wait until post hunting season and snow, and try it snowshoeing.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-19-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 125
Posted By Grey-Jay
Cat Mt from Edgecomb Pond

Is this approach to the summit, although perhaps marked, a well defined route, on public land as a shorter family option vs. the official trail? Now muzzleloading season, perhaps more used for large...
Forum: Photography 10-15-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,528
Posted By Grey-Jay
Giant's Nubble

I've climbed Giant Mountain in all seasons but in the High Peaks often prefer the views of the lower peaks looking up so thus have loved Noonmark, Round, the Brothers, etc. I never checked out the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By Grey-Jay
Little Rock & Rock Pond trail

Another query in same area . . . . have not hiked the trail from Putnam Pond campground to these two ponds in years. Read a blog that the trail is no longer maintained and hard to follow. I am...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 95
Posted By Grey-Jay
Crane pond road parking

Would like to hike the trails to interior ponds. Assuming the road is flooded at Alder, where might one park safely if not reaching Crane Pond lot?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-01-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 50
Posted By Grey-Jay
I thought delayed based on land classification...

I thought delayed based on land classification not decided yet. The road access is decided and parking official?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-25-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 248
Posted By Grey-Jay
going back to the original post with my own...

going back to the original post with my own question . . . .in this New trick design and BJ layup . . . do you think the 12 ft version vs. 11 ft version would offer noticable paddling performance...
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