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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-22-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,843
Posted By ADKWhaler
Tower Road - up Loon Lake Mountain

I walked Tower Road today, first time since the snow and ice melted. The logging done last November and December resulted in considerable damage to the road. The damage is getting worse given...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-30-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,843
Posted By ADKWhaler
The trail is reopened. The gates at both Tower...

The trail is reopened. The gates at both Tower Road and Mullins Road are closed and locked. i have not seen any logging activity in over a week. The parking lot is plowed (well,we have gotten...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-07-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,843
Posted By ADKWhaler
You are welcome! I love spending time on the...

You are welcome! I love spending time on the mountain.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-06-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,843
Posted By ADKWhaler
The logging companies Lyme Timber uses seem...

The logging companies Lyme Timber uses seem pretty responsible. This side of Loon Lake Mountain has not been harvested in over a decade. They tend to make "fingers" through the woods. After two...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-27-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,843
Posted By ADKWhaler
Loon Lake Mountain Trail closed

Through December 31st, 2016. Lyme timber is logging in that area.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-20-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,710
Posted By ADKWhaler
The Town of Franklin keeps the Trailhead parking...

The Town of Franklin keeps the Trailhead parking lot plowed. Easy parking.
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 01-19-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,811
Posted By ADKWhaler
Awesome. Thanks.

Awesome. Thanks.
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 01-19-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,974
Posted By ADKWhaler
I live on the lake. Very quiet. Some motor...

I live on the lake. Very quiet. Some motor boats; well behaved and respectful towards paddlers.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-26-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,819
Posted By ADKWhaler
That trail does cross private land, not covered...

That trail does cross private land, not covered by the Kushaqua conservation easement. It also has not been maintained for decades.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-20-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,577
Posted By ADKWhaler
Loon Lake is totally private. It does flow into...

Loon Lake is totally private. It does flow into Mud pond and the North Branch of the Saranac River. Not navigable.
Forum: Trip Reports 08-24-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By ADKWhaler
loon Lake mountain

Has a new trailhead and parking lot. About 1/10th of a mile further down the road, towards Duane, just past the next gated road. New trail from the trailhead, over to Tower Road (joins just passed...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 08-12-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,206
Posted By ADKWhaler
Tower is not open.

Tower is not open.
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 08-08-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,206
Posted By ADKWhaler
The trail is marked with yellow DEC markers. The...

The trail is marked with yellow DEC markers. The gate is still locked at Route 26. Please do not block the gate. Follow the road up to where the trail begins (Marked with an arrow). A good hike....
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 12-14-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,206
Posted By ADKWhaler
The trail is now marked with yellow trail...

The trail is now marked with yellow trail markers. I was on the trail last weekend-- some snow cover, not much.

Keith Silliman
Loon Lake Mountain Trail Adopter
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-26-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,384
Posted By ADKWhaler
We have not moved the gate up the road yet. Were...

We have not moved the gate up the road yet. Were going to do it last Fall, but then area closest to Route 26 was extensively logged. May move the gate up the road to just after the first or second...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 02-13-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 28,824
Posted By ADKWhaler
ADKWhaler I keep a Boston Whaler at the lake...

ADKWhaler

I keep a Boston Whaler at the lake where I live in the Adirondacks. Its name: ADKWhaler.

Keith
Loon Lake
Forum: Trip Reports 01-10-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 861
Posted By ADKWhaler
Loon Lake Mountain - thanks

Someone snowshoed up to the fire tower on 1/8-- thanks! We followed your broken trail about 1/2way and then headed to the right/west to our hunting camp. Beautiful broken trail-- if anyone decides...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-15-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,517
Posted By ADKWhaler
Just executed an Adopt A natural Resource...

Just executed an Adopt A natural Resource Agreement with DEC for Loon Lake Mountain -- the trail and firetower. Hope to do some basic trail maintenance this Fall.

I agree on the trailhead. I...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 11-10-2007, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,474
Posted By ADKWhaler
Glen L: please call me; for some reason my email...

Glen L: please call me; for some reason my email to you keeps failing.

Keith 518.788.8665
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-09-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,117
Posted By ADKWhaler
I own a 17' Wenonah Jensen Tandem in kevlar. I...

I own a 17' Wenonah Jensen Tandem in kevlar. I had them put a center seat in it for solo use. It is good for solo fishing or camping, me and the dog. As a tandem, it has competed in the ADK Canoe...
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