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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-19-2019, 09:35 PM
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Views: 770
Posted By Lonehiker
So, that is risky. I have had times were I pulled...

So, that is risky. I have had times were I pulled off for a 15 to 30 minute nap, so I could make it home. One time a uniformed man, probably a game warden, knocked on my window. He asked what I was...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 07-14-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Lonehiker
I was just on the Godfrey Rd. section at Upper...

I was just on the Godfrey Rd. section at Upper Benson. It's bad. It was constant assault from deerflies and mosquitos.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-11-2019, 03:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,045
Posted By Lonehiker
FOUND IT! Burnt Mountain is described on...

FOUND IT!

Burnt Mountain is described on Pages 279-281 of my "Adirondack Trails West-Central Region", 4th Edition guide book. The trail number is 127. It starts at Beaver River and heads 2 miles...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-10-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,045
Posted By Lonehiker
I have seen somewhere, years ago, that there is a...

I have seen somewhere, years ago, that there is a way up an unknown ridge, called Burnt Ridge. Apparently, there are views up there.

I think it's this ridge circled on the map.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-10-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,045
Posted By Lonehiker
I will describe it to you, but it has been a...

I will describe it to you, but it has been a while. It was my first long range hike, so it had a lasting impact on me. I did it solo and enjoyed it.

It starts out as a wide trail from Twitchell...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-10-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,045
Posted By Lonehiker
I hiked it in September of 2010, but that is...

I hiked it in September of 2010, but that is probably too far back. I made it to the Beaver River Bridge on Bullock Rd., but had to turn around immediately. I was running out of daylight. It's a long...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 07-08-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Npt
Views: 2,473
Posted By Lonehiker
:UPDATED: I put together a spread sheet of...

:UPDATED:

I put together a spread sheet of the Northville-Placid Trail. I used the mileages from the National Geographic Maps. From 28N to Averyville Rd. it's 36.4 miles. I compared this to the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-07-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By Lonehiker
There is a Brewery/hiking challenge for every...

There is a Brewery/hiking challenge for every state. https://viewsandbrews.com/.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-07-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By Lonehiker
I had introductory instruction 8 years ago. I...

I had introductory instruction 8 years ago. I started again in just the past few weeks on both kayak and canoe without instruction. The first trip was on the Kayak for 8 miles. The canoe trip was 4...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-07-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By Lonehiker
I just got into paddling. My friends and I don't...

I just got into paddling. My friends and I don't know how you do it. We hurt like hell after spending 3 hours paddling 8 miles.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-07-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By Lonehiker
The challenges grow almost every year. Several...

The challenges grow almost every year. Several sites are not updated. Here are some I know.

*Many of these have winter and Ultra variants
*I'm not versed in paddling

-Fire Tower Challenge ...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-07-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By Lonehiker
I know several people at work who will definitely...

I know several people at work who will definitely be doing this. They love their breweries as well as hiking.
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 06-29-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,296
Posted By Lonehiker
I just a bought myself a bug jacket last night :)

I just a bought myself a bug jacket last night :)
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 06-25-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,296
Posted By Lonehiker
I was at Goodman Mountain Today. The mosquitos...

I was at Goodman Mountain Today. The mosquitos were quite severe the first mile in. I haver never seen them that bad. I had a hard time filling in the register. If I stood still for a second, I would...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-22-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 901
Posted By Lonehiker
Rocky, Black Bear, and Coney

After climbing Bald last Tuesday, I thought why not, I can do the Fulton Chain Trifecta. So, I did that today. I climbed Black Bear and Rocky. It was convenient that both trailheads shared the same...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 06-19-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,296
Posted By Lonehiker
I drove around the western Adirondacks yesterday....

I drove around the western Adirondacks yesterday. I climbed Bald (Rondaxe), looked for Billy Bald Spot, hung out at Stillwater, and hiked around Moshier Falls. There were black flies at Bald, but it...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-17-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 487
Posted By Lonehiker
Otter Lake Herd Path SMWF

Years ago, I read somewhere that a herd path ran down to Otter Lake from the North Trail on Kane Mountain. I finally found a herd path. In the photo there are two trees. Behind these two trees is a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-15-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,411
Posted By Lonehiker
I didn't have any trouble in the Shaker Mountain...

I didn't have any trouble in the Shaker Mountain Wild Forest around Kane. Nor did I have any trouble at Piseco. I used minimal protection. I don't think I got bit. I used a non Deet spray.
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 06-15-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,296
Posted By Lonehiker
I was in the southern Adirondacks today. I...

I was in the southern Adirondacks today. I climbed Panther mountain (Echo Cliff) and Kane Mountain. I was done by 1:00pm. I noticed next to zero black flies. The deer flies are starting to come out,...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-09-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By Lonehiker
There are no views without the tower on Wakely,...

There are no views without the tower on Wakely, and Pillsbury. However, you never know. There are some highly prolific bushwhackers out there who find spots way off the trail.

As for Snowy, you...
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