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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-17-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 827
Posted By tenderfoot
Ok, so we should organize a 'challenge' or...

Ok, so we should organize a 'challenge' or competition to carry in raw materials for trail improvement/preservation...

http://upl.stack.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/log_to_water-654x436.jpg
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 10-17-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By tenderfoot
I intend to go in at the Averyville lane trail...

I intend to go in at the Averyville lane trail head and hike in the 6 miles to the first tent site.

So are you saying for the 5 day trip your intent is to hike in 6 miles to 1st tent site. set...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-03-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By tenderfoot
With parking an issue the Giant North trail...

With parking an issue the Giant North trail certainly is attractive. Does anyone know if Giant Lean To has a privy? Depending on moonlight that might be a motivator.



Is that the Casey Brook...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-02-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By tenderfoot
"It still would be a fair distance from the...

"It still would be a fair distance from the trailhead"

Yes - caltopo says 4.8 miles. I would feel bad starting something so late that I may not finish and intrude upon their land. It has some ups...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-02-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By tenderfoot
Thank you for the better tool. CalTopo was...

Thank you for the better tool.

CalTopo was showing here (https://caltopo.com/map.html#ll=44.14172,-73.81676&z=15&b=mbt)that both trails were below 3500'. I'd prefer to use the map that AMR uses...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-02-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By tenderfoot
cascade brook on Sawteeth?

Planning Columbus Day trip. Can't get into High Peaks are until around 5pm Fri evening. These options are not exactly in preference.

Option A: drive down 73 and if a spot presents itself hike into...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-26-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,701
Posted By tenderfoot
Right - that is what we do now. So far so good....

Right - that is what we do now. So far so good. And we do collect trash and such, now will do same with tired looking flags
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-26-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,701
Posted By tenderfoot
hmm. I do not mark trails but have thought about...

hmm. I do not mark trails but have thought about flagging a spot to mark where on a particular trail we veer off 150' to make camp in an undesignated spot. Figured it would be helpful if returning at...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-26-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By tenderfoot
This is our camp near John's Brook Lodge last...

This is our camp near John's Brook Lodge last April when we did Gothics, Armstrong & Upper Wolfjaw. Not our coldest time hammock camping.

https://www.geneseo.edu/~haley/adk/gauwj/jbl_camp800.jpg...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-26-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By tenderfoot
The High Peaks Information Center at the Loj also...

The High Peaks Information Center at the Loj also rents canisters.

We hammock camp ADK four seasons. Did you have any 'under insulation'? Some people use a mat inside the hammock. We use 3/4...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-22-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,108
Posted By tenderfoot
I'd like to again thank everyone that chipped in...

I'd like to again thank everyone that chipped in with this. In a nut shell I see as mentioned the idea violates the kiss system. Redundant, complicated, pandering to those that do not use basic tools...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-21-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,108
Posted By tenderfoot
The DEC does not check those books automatically....

The DEC does not check those books automatically.

Bingo. They do not have the resources. The online register would be a shadow register that checks itself and alerts - after first attempting to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-21-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,108
Posted By tenderfoot
First off - great feedback one and all. Thank...

First off - great feedback one and all. Thank you.

Thoughts on questions posted so far:

"nothing has no cost to DEC/State."
Ok, DEC would not be paying for development or administration of it...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-21-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,701
Posted By tenderfoot
Interested in learning more? Please contact Fran...

Interested in learning more? Please contact Fran Shumway #7097, volunteer coordinator for the Trailhead Stewards at: trailstewards@adk46er.org.

Thank you! Will look into this more.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-21-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,701
Posted By tenderfoot
I for one would be quicker to volunteer for a...

I for one would be quicker to volunteer for a trail head steward rather than a summit steward. Although the reward of getting to the summit is great, so is the time commitment. Great idea.

We...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-21-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,108
Posted By tenderfoot
Online Trail register?

Ok, I have mentioned this in two threads but figured it might merit its own discussion and did not wish to hijack other threads.

The recent tragic loss of a hiker mirrors other instances. Two...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-21-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By tenderfoot
Link to a related question on separate thread......

Link to a related question on separate thread... (http://www.adkforum.com/showpost.php?p=262464&postcount=67)
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-21-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,701
Posted By tenderfoot
Wow - daughter is looking for a Girl Scout Gold...

Wow - daughter is looking for a Girl Scout Gold Project (similar to Boy Scout Eagle). If there was a FREE web application you could access from phone, computer, etc. where you fill out the trip tick...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-21-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,701
Posted By tenderfoot
"How many 40-50 year old guys with big to huge...

"How many 40-50 year old guys with big to huge guts, beet red and pouring sweat have I seen on the trail?"

Hee hee - we may have met on trail! I should spend less time worrying about ounces in the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-21-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By tenderfoot
Neat - and it has a pretty concise gear list....

Neat - and it has a pretty concise gear list. Sometimes I think that the length of the list of things to bring into the back country is inversely related to how many people follow it. So it covers...
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