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Forum: "By the Fireside" 10-08-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 539
Posted By AvalanchePass
OK, found this on the WayBackMachine: ...

OK, found this on the WayBackMachine:
https://web.archive.org/web/20160820135822/http://adkleanto.org/challenge/

Looks like the site shut down in 2016. Sorry for the thread hi-jack.
Forum: "By the Fireside" 10-08-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 539
Posted By AvalanchePass
Do you guys know which Adirondack Lean-to...

Do you guys know which Adirondack Lean-to Challenge is associated with this patch?

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/1d/07/c8/1d07c88866741aa42ae1354c6ebe150e.png
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-23-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By AvalanchePass
We gave someone a 2 mile ride back to their car...

We gave someone a 2 mile ride back to their car on Saturday. Seems to me that a shuttle would be highly profitable?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-12-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By AvalanchePass
FWIW, my recollection is that the 1st crossing to...

FWIW, my recollection is that the 1st crossing to the more established trail required a substantial "leap of faith". We followed the description in this post...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-28-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,014
Posted By AvalanchePass
How many in your group? The 2 mile walk is...

How many in your group?

The 2 mile walk is not a big deal, completely flat. You could drop all your gear and a couple people at the trail head. They could hike in, secure a spot, and set up...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-22-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,153
Posted By AvalanchePass
The shuttle will drop you at Rooster Comb parking.

The shuttle will drop you at Rooster Comb parking.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-09-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,519
Posted By AvalanchePass
Not sure this will be quite the disaster people...

Not sure this will be quite the disaster people are predicting.

Crowds are only an issue on the w/e's. And on the w/e the parking lot fills up early anyway so most people are already using the...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 10-22-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,165
Posted By AvalanchePass
Open letter MEC CEO regarding diversity in advertising

https://www.mec.ca/en/article/outside-is-for-everyone

"... This letter is about recognizing the role we’ve played in underrepresenting people of colour in the outdoors, and committing to change ...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,618
Posted By AvalanchePass
Cold this w/e

We try to come down the w/e after Columbus Day and have had very pleasant conditions the past 2 years.

Not so much for Saturday. Couldn't find a mountain forecast for Macomb (4,390 ft) but the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-28-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,559
Posted By AvalanchePass
I seem to recall signage reflecting this last...

I seem to recall signage reflecting this last year ...

However, when we hiked it Mon May 21st this year the signs simply said no parking between 4 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Monday. No indication...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-17-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,635
Posted By AvalanchePass
Really appreciate the replies. You guys are...

Really appreciate the replies. You guys are great.

Hurricane on Saturday (really looking forward to this one)
Poke-o-Moonshine on Sunday
Haystack (6er) on Monday

Have a great w/e,
AP
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-17-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,635
Posted By AvalanchePass
Thanks for the bug report. Hopefully they hold...

Thanks for the bug report. Hopefully they hold off but we'll come prepared.

"aspect is as important, if not more important, than elevation"

OK, we have 5 hikes under consideration:
Haystack...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-16-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,635
Posted By AvalanchePass
Thanks so much for the detailed reply. We're...

Thanks so much for the detailed reply.

We're staying at local accommodations so we'll be doing day hikes. Should have mentioned that in the OP.

Right now the plan is to do Rooster Comb on...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-12-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,635
Posted By AvalanchePass
High Peak May 19 - 21?

Well, spring is here which means y'all get to start answering my questions again. :D

We have our 2nd annual post-ice / pre-bugs / pre-crowds visit planned for May 19 - 21.

With winter holding...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-12-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,559
Posted By AvalanchePass
Great news, thanks for sharing. Trail is...

Great news, thanks for sharing.

Trail is closed between 4 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Monday (https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/1a10418).

Great little trail to test the...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 12-19-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,855
Posted By AvalanchePass
Thanks to your previous recommendation, I've been...

Thanks to your previous recommendation, I've been using this for a while. Need to check out the routing functionality.

What's the primary benefit of the Pro version?

Thinking out loud here, I...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-31-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 17,235
Posted By AvalanchePass
My son was a late reader. Phenomenal, other...

My son was a late reader. Phenomenal, other worldly, off the charts memory pre-literacy. Post-literacy it has noticeably faded.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-27-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 17,235
Posted By AvalanchePass
Lots of conjecture in this thread. I think...

Lots of conjecture in this thread.

I think there's agreement on a couple of things.


If the primary function of a ranger is SAR then that's an issue. There needs to be enough funding so that...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-26-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,738
Posted By AvalanchePass
tenderfoot, Thanks for detailed list. Maybe...

tenderfoot,

Thanks for detailed list. Maybe consider posting in the gear checklist sticky (http://www.adkforum.com/showthread.php?t=63). Think it would be helpful for newbs like myself.

We do...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-26-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,738
Posted By AvalanchePass
TB & MTV, Thanks, we plan to come down mid...

TB & MTV,

Thanks, we plan to come down mid May with tentative plans for a HP. Something @ lower elevation as a backup.

Mothers Day 2018 = May 13. Memorial Day 2018 = May 28.

I think we'll...
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