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Forum: Lost and Found 09-21-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By TCD
Local folks have found the camera. I recommended...

Local folks have found the camera. I recommended to them to work through The Mountaineer to get it back to you.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-19-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,921
Posted By TCD
See pictures previous page. Nothing to do with...

See pictures previous page. Nothing to do with climbing. Looks like stuff for a long term camp (tarps, folding chairs, etc.).
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-11-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By TCD
I'm in trail runners for summer; moved out of...

I'm in trail runners for summer; moved out of boots about 20 years ago.

But a quick Google search found this:

https://meindlusa.com/collections/meindl-footwear/products/comfort-fit%C2%AE-hiker...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-09-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By TCD
Discussion going on at ADKHighPeaks: ...

Discussion going on at ADKHighPeaks:

https://www.adkhighpeaks.com/forums/forum/hiking/adirondack-mountain-hiking/500977-hikers-will-be-bused-to-wilmington
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 09-08-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By TCD
Tirell Pond LT (and I think there are some...

Tirell Pond LT (and I think there are some associated tent sites) comes up before Blue, SOBO.

But I'm not sure what you meant. The NP doesn't really climb Blue's shoulder, it sort of walks around...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-06-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By TCD
Sounds like a good trip. If you are already...

Sounds like a good trip. If you are already familiar with Adirondack trails, you know they can be rocky, muddy, brushy, etc. Calamity Brook trail is rocky and muddy; the trail past hanging spear is...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 09-04-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By TCD
My great grandfather ran a print shop in the...

My great grandfather ran a print shop in the German neighborhood in the Bronx. He knew Dutch Schulz. A family story says that when my grandmother would walk home from school (we're talking maybe...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-02-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,184
Posted By TCD
Absolutely right. I have no problem with that...

Absolutely right. I have no problem with that part of their land management. Just noting that it's a widely held misconception that TNC is in fact a "preservancy." And they carefully make no...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-02-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,184
Posted By TCD
Yes, they do. But logging takes place on Nature...

Yes, they do. But logging takes place on Nature Conservancy parcels in many areas. (This is sort of a semi kept secret. You cannot find this on their website, but a little searching around finds...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-19-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By TCD
You might get more detailed answers on the sister...

You might get more detailed answers on the sister forum, ADKHighPeaks.

Study this thread:
...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 08-17-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 68,064
Posted By TCD
"Plastics" is an overly broad description. ...

"Plastics" is an overly broad description.

There are many different materials in the family known commonly as "plastics." For example, the very common polyethylene and polypropylene (like an...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-15-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,336
Posted By TCD
I've never used that site, but I looked at it...

I've never used that site, but I looked at it just now - pretty good information. Took a minute of guessing to figure out how to find the map legend. If you open the side panel, and then click on...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-06-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,257
Posted By TCD
I will add that the Jackrabbit trail parking is a...

I will add that the Jackrabbit trail parking is a little hard to spot, and the signs are small (although an improved sign was added recently).

It's here:
...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-06-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,695
Posted By TCD
Black Brook is very pretty. I'm not a paddler,...

Black Brook is very pretty. I'm not a paddler, but there are probably boatable sections.

The first part right out from the Hammond Pond dam is not really for boats - it's all rocks and only a...
Forum: Other Places 07-25-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By TCD
Good detailed report! Thanks, DS. This report...

Good detailed report! Thanks, DS. This report aligns with previous reports I have read. Most of the trail "has potential" but in its current state isn't really worth doing.

Decades ago I hiked...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-25-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By TCD
I wasn't sure how accurate this would be. ...

I wasn't sure how accurate this would be. Previous "informational" resources from DEC have been woefully out of date and full of errors.

But this actually looks pretty good. I didn't do an...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-22-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 965
Posted By TCD
I have seen dogs on the shuttle in years past,...

I have seen dogs on the shuttle in years past, but you are doing the right thing by calling the town and asking.

Garden Access details are all spelled out here:
...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-19-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By TCD
OK, then you'll be fine. Many cars are parked...

OK, then you'll be fine. Many cars are parked overnight at many trailheads.

>Don't leave valuables visible in your car. Car break ins rarely happen in the Adirondacks, but periodically there...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-19-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By TCD
But if you are "parking overnight" (meaning your...

But if you are "parking overnight" (meaning your car is parked there, but you are somewhere else) then that is perfectly legal.

So it was not clear from the OP what you intend to do. Agree with...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-17-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 965
Posted By TCD
Some general advice: >Trails are pretty...

Some general advice:

>Trails are pretty tough here; you might want to scale back the mileage a bit.

>Pick up the ADK Guidebook to the High Peaks:
...
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