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Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics Today, 11:14 PM
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Posted By DSettahr
What model of snowshoe? Can you post a...

What model of snowshoe?

Can you post a photo?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 10:52 PM
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Posted By DSettahr
With a week to play with, there's a few different...

With a week to play with, there's a few different ways you could do this. Unsupported vs supported; all day hikes vs. overnights; carry all your food from the get-go vs. resupply along the way, etc....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Yesterday, 09:37 PM
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Posted By DSettahr
If you're interested in old topo maps, then...

If you're interested in old topo maps, then here's an early Christmas present for you: https://livingatlas.arcgis.com/topoexplorer/index.html

Through the interface on that website, you can...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Yesterday, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By DSettahr
I've poked around that area quite a bit. While...

I've poked around that area quite a bit. While it might be possible to find remnants of that trail here and there, I can guarantee that it's not followable for any significant distance.

I've...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-10-2019, 10:31 PM
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Posted By DSettahr
That was either a 4 or 5 day trip- I can't...

That was either a 4 or 5 day trip- I can't remember exactly. In addition to the day I spent checking out South Lake Mountain and Northrup Lake, I also spent a day on "West Lake Mountain" (informal...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-10-2019, 08:11 PM
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Posted By DSettahr
A few photos that I took during my visit: ...

A few photos that I took during my visit:

https://i.imgur.com/meojy2A.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Ofnc3OH.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/F1rduaT.jpg
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-10-2019, 08:10 PM
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Views: 784
Posted By DSettahr
I made it there once, about 10 years ago. ...

I made it there once, about 10 years ago. According to my photo records, it was early September 2009. My memory is somewhat hazy, but I want to say that I was camped at the West Canada Creek...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 12-09-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,174
Posted By DSettahr
They're expressly designed to be worn over some...

They're expressly designed to be worn over some other type of footwear- so they're sized up accordingly.

The one thing I will say is that when I bought them, I went for the "fanciest" model- the...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 12-09-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,174
Posted By DSettahr
I use Neos as a camp boot, combined with down...

I use Neos as a camp boot, combined with down booties. They add a little bit more protection from the elements than just the down booties alone- I can scavenge for firewood, head to the outhouse,...
Forum: Other Places 12-05-2019, 09:28 AM
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Posted By DSettahr
Nice photos. Looks like a pleasant place to...

Nice photos. Looks like a pleasant place to hike/stroll along the stream.

Is this part of your long-distance PA Wilds Trail?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-04-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 24
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Posted By DSettahr
The rules vary from campground to campground (and...

The rules vary from campground to campground (and year to year). The only way to find out for sure is to contact the DEC directly and ask about a specific campground. There is a list of which sites...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-04-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By DSettahr
Yeah, the Pharaoh area should be good that time...

Yeah, the Pharaoh area should be good that time of year. Much more likely to be snow-free (although likely also to still be wet/muddy, as with any area that early in the season). You likely will...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-04-2019, 08:25 AM
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Posted By DSettahr
Yes, there's open rock ledges on the summit with...

Yes, there's open rock ledges on the summit with nice views to the east and south that can be enjoyed without climbing the tower.

The Observer's Trail (the slightly longer route from the south)...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-03-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By DSettahr
I thought about recommending the Tongue Range...

I thought about recommending the Tongue Range also, since it will very likely be at least mostly snow-free by early May. Honestly though, it'd be a bit iffy undertaking this with a 10 year old with...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 12-03-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By DSettahr
I know this thread is a few months old but I...

I know this thread is a few months old but I wanted to chime in. In a nutshell: I agree with the other posters- tarps are the solution you're looking for.

I've found that even if I'm carrying a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-03-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By DSettahr
Another possible alternative that comes to mind: ...

Another possible alternative that comes to mind:

Five Ponds Wilderness: With 4 days, the High Falls loop plus possible side trips out to Five Ponds and/or Cowhorn Pond could make for a nice,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-03-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By DSettahr
Assuming you can get at least to the clearing...

Assuming you can get at least to the clearing where Old Military Road splits off the Perkins Clearing Road- this adds about 1 mile (1 way) of walking with some moderate uphill. It's actually not...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-03-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By DSettahr
As others have stated, Allen is a roughly 18+...

As others have stated, Allen is a roughly 18+ mile day trip. The best (and currently, still the easiest) means of access is from the combined Allen Mountain/Mount Adams Trailhead in Upper Works...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-24-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By DSettahr
No, the summit is on state land- totally fine to...

No, the summit is on state land- totally fine to bushwhack it from Crab Pond. I just meant that the herd path comes from private property and so is really only usable by those who have access to...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-24-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By DSettahr
It's a bushwhack from Crab Pond to Stevens. ...

It's a bushwhack from Crab Pond to Stevens. There is a herd path up the south side of Stevens, but it's accessible only from private property (the scout camp).
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