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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-21-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,977
Posted By fvrwld
I admittedly abuse my vehicles. They're happy to...

I admittedly abuse my vehicles. They're happy to get away from me when I finally trade them in.

I remember years ago (2009?) I had a very new Forester and took it into the Pillsbury Lake TH. I got...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-20-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,977
Posted By fvrwld
Anyone have an update on this? This recent...

Anyone have an update on this?

This recent trip report (http://www.adkforum.com/showpost.php?p=259048&postcount=1) says that the road to the Pillsbury Mt. TH has been improved. I am wondering if...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 06-21-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,209
Posted By fvrwld
I highly doubt that you're going to find a...

I highly doubt that you're going to find a 200-300 mile route in the park that doesn't have some significant hills. A good option for you might be a route that goes partially around Lake Champlain....
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-05-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,650
Posted By fvrwld
My partner hiked in the Southern Taconics last...

My partner hiked in the Southern Taconics last week. He thinks it is unlikely that there is enough snow to ski.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-12-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,630
Posted By fvrwld
Like DSettahr, I was puzzled by that statement....

Like DSettahr, I was puzzled by that statement. There is no shame in hiring a guide. Guides do much more than just, well…, guide. I was thinking more along the lines of hiring one to learn some...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-12-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,630
Posted By fvrwld
Are you doing Rainier with a guide? (I hope so if...

Are you doing Rainier with a guide? (I hope so if you're asking this question.) Ask them. Depending on your route, the Venom might be a better choice. Also, you might want to think about spending a...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-07-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,136
Posted By fvrwld
Check out the individual chapters of the ADK....

Check out the individual chapters of the ADK. Albany Chapter (http://www.adk-albany.org/) is one that I remember being quite active.

A meet-up group I am aware of but have never participated with...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-06-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,136
Posted By fvrwld
I love this response. My life has been made...

I love this response.

My life has been made much richer due to the friends I have met on this forum. I have several highly valued friendships of 10+ years that started because I rolled the dice...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 10-29-2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,126
Posted By fvrwld
Ski Shoes??

I'm looking for opinions on these SKI SHOES (http://trackerskishoes.com/_store/Section_Home.asp?SID=10001). What does everyone think of how well they would work for mountains?

I am distance...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 10-17-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,830
Posted By fvrwld
Cows have 4 stomachs and chew a lot of what they...

Cows have 4 stomachs and chew a lot of what they take in twice (chewing their cud) in order to suck every last nutrient out of that nutrient-poor grass. They also spend 6-8 hours per day eating.
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 09-13-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,824
Posted By fvrwld
Hi Mike. I might have found...

Hi Mike.

I might have found something/someone who can help you....

http://www.adirondackexplorer.org/stories/a-great-new-hike

I will send you a message with details.

~Valerie
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-19-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,830
Posted By fvrwld
Yes, you can if you go via Crane Mountain Pond....

Yes, you can if you go via Crane Mountain Pond. The map on the bottom of THIS PAGE (http://www.cnyhiking.com/CraneMountain.htm) shows how.
Forum: Trip Reports 06-05-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,903
Posted By fvrwld
I visited the Pole Hill Pond Preserve and did the...

I visited the Pole Hill Pond Preserve and did the Blue Loop yesterday. I went over Middle Mountain first, the Walnut Ridge (great views) and then down to the pond and out. I was the only one there on...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-01-2016, 11:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,546
Posted By fvrwld
I was thinking he would have climbed up screw in...

I was thinking he would have climbed up screw in steps or other implements that make climbing a tree much easier.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-01-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,546
Posted By fvrwld
Has it been considered that he could be "up"?...

Has it been considered that he could be "up"? Perhaps he noticed a tree stand and climbed up to it; suffered a heart attack or other natural fatal event and is still in that tree stand?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-25-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,308
Posted By fvrwld
I returned yesterday from that area; camped...

I returned yesterday from that area; camped Sunday and Monday night at Middle Pond on Floodwood Road. The Black Flies are out but weren't biting too bad. I am now tending about 6 bites. It seemed...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-23-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,605
Posted By fvrwld
I once used an old thermarest pillow case that I...

I once used an old thermarest pillow case that I would stuff with clothes and a down jacket. Unfortunately, I developed some neck issues which necessitated a more consistently supportive pillow. I...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 02-16-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,996
Posted By fvrwld
As far as I know it is just available in a...

As far as I know it is just available in a digital version.

You can try messaging the writer. He just joined here as user name: gthomann.
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 02-15-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,996
Posted By fvrwld
http://thomannengineering.com/software/wp-content/...

http://thomannengineering.com/software/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Adirondackmtnbikeguide.pdf
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 02-01-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 33,443
Posted By fvrwld
I saw a mountain lion in Berne, NY (west of...

I saw a mountain lion in Berne, NY (west of Albany) circa 2000. I was in a tree stand bow-hunting. I am 100% absolutely positive what I saw was a mountain lion. When I discussed it with a DEC...
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