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Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore Yesterday, 07:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 18,686
Posted By Dave Bourque
I've been trying to get to the site listed at the...

I've been trying to get to the site listed at the start of this post;

http://docs.unh.edu/nhtopos/nhtopos.htm

It seems to be off-line. Does anyone have any info?
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers Yesterday, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,916
Posted By Dave Bourque
Progress continues to be made. The county will...

Progress continues to be made. The county will fund the construction of a new foot bridge over the outlet of North Pond. I'm told the current efforts involve determining the legal status of each...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-16-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By Dave Bourque
The Adirondak Loj offers much of what you are...

The Adirondak Loj offers much of what you are looking for. They have numerous tent sites and also offer lean-to's, yurts and bunkrooms. Trailheads to the High Peaks begin right at the Loj. The Loj...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-16-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,026
Posted By Dave Bourque
I spent a couple of nights in the Crane Pond area...

I spent a couple of nights in the Crane Pond area last off-season. The only vehicle parked at Crane Pond was a NYSDEC vehicle. Conclusion: at this time motorized vehicles are allowed. Past...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-13-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 910
Posted By Dave Bourque
From Adirondack Explorer; Hiker shuttle...

From Adirondack Explorer;

Hiker shuttle buses will serve popular High Peaks trailheads this summer under an agreement between the New York Department of Environmental Conservation and Essex...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-13-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 910
Posted By Dave Bourque
High Peaks Shuttle Buses

Important news...

https://www.adirondackexplorer.org/stories/essex-county-trail-buses
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-24-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By Dave Bourque
I drove by Lily Pond Road on 12/12, it was not...

I drove by Lily Pond Road on 12/12, it was not yet gated and someone had driven up the road as evidenced by the tire tracks. At that time there was only a few inches of snow on the ground, the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-22-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,169
Posted By Dave Bourque
Cascade Mountain - New Trail Update

This article contains detailed information about the new trail up Cascade Mountain.

https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2019/10/assessing-a-new-model-for-high-peaks-hiking-trail-construction.html
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 10-07-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,916
Posted By Dave Bourque
Per Matt Simpson, the Horicon Town Supervisor, ...

Per Matt Simpson, the Horicon Town Supervisor, the funding has been approved at the Warren County level removing the last roadblock. Details are still being worked out but expect the Forest Fire...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-07-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 752
Posted By Dave Bourque
Garden Parking Lot

The Garden Parking Lot is now open.

https://www.townofkeeneny.com/2019-garden-hiker-shuttle-information...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-01-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 716
Posted By Dave Bourque
I drove it last Thursday. It's drivable even...

I drove it last Thursday. It's drivable even with small cars.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-09-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 882
Posted By Dave Bourque
High Peaks Shuttle Bus

Free shuttle bus system to run through Adirondack High Peaks

WILMINGTON A free shuttle bus service designed to relieve traffic congestion in the Adirondack High Peaks region will start running...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-08-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,579
Posted By Dave Bourque
From the summit of Haystack there is a herd path...

From the summit of Haystack there is a herd path that leads to the Jackrabbit Trail.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-26-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,121
Posted By Dave Bourque
Cascade Mtn. Trailhead - 7/28/19

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2540771
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-02-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,384
Posted By Dave Bourque
Report from the SE Adirondacks; in the last week...

Report from the SE Adirondacks; in the last week the Blackflies have subsided a bit, but they are still out in force, unfortunately the mosquitoes have noticeably intensified. I would say that...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-02-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 814
Posted By Dave Bourque
I was through there yesterday. Many deep...

I was through there yesterday. Many deep puddles. The conditions warrant parking at the "new" parking lot and walking the extra mile. NYSDEC is going to continue to allow this old jeep road to...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-28-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,124
Posted By Dave Bourque
Route 73 Parking Update

Posted today.

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/247c46d

http://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/administration_pdf/route73parkingmap.pdf
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-28-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 786
Posted By Dave Bourque
High Peaks Map

The 15th edition of the High Peaks map has been released by the ADK. This new edition has many updates including several insets and 20' contours (thank you Tony!).
...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-16-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,062
Posted By Dave Bourque
To be totally prepared for any conditions I would...

To be totally prepared for any conditions I would recommend bringing the spikes. As TCD mentioned, they are small and light. If you don't need them that's fine. If you do need them and you don't...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-16-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 824
Posted By Dave Bourque
From the NYSDEC website; Winter Conditions in...

From the NYSDEC website;
Winter Conditions in the High Peaks: While spring may have arrived on the calendar, winter conditions remain present across the High Peaks Region.
Snow Depths: Snow depths...
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