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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-07-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By TCD
Generally good info here. Avoid the north...

Generally good info here.

Avoid the north side "high water" trail. It gets very little travel, and as TB pointed out, can be hard to follow. The south side trail is rock solid.

Cross the...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-05-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By TCD
That's true; the scale hides things. The...

That's true; the scale hides things.

The other thing that hides features is the way the maps are made. The basic data comes from spot aerial photos. Obviously the photos do not cover every spot....
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 06-03-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By TCD
Thank you to our excellent forum management team...

Thank you to our excellent forum management team for clearing this up!
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 06-02-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By TCD
Bot Attack

Looks like a Bot attack yesterday and today in the "Other Places" subforum.

I sent Neil a PM in case he hadn't seen it.
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 06-01-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,556
Posted By TCD
Everything is very late here. In the Giant...

Everything is very late here. In the Giant Wilderness the woods looked more like April than June. At 2500' at mid day, there were almost no bugs. At 1800' around 6 PM, they were a little...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-29-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 463
Posted By TCD
And bright colors. A gray kayak and a camo...

And bright colors. A gray kayak and a camo paddle will risk you being run over by a boater that does not see you, as happened a few years ago. Bright fluorescent colors for kayak, pfd and paddle...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-29-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By TCD
Thanks for posting this here and over on...

Thanks for posting this here and over on ADKHighPeaks.

(Conversation going on now at ADKHighPeaks.)
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-23-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By TCD
Boots on the ground would be great. But don't...

Boots on the ground would be great. But don't expect it. All money goes down rat holes; 163 Billion per year, highest taxes in the nation, and basic stuff like this cannot be paid for,,,
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-22-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By TCD
You'll like Bald. Everybody will be happy. ...

You'll like Bald. Everybody will be happy. Great views, lots of open rock, a really cool big boulder right next to the trail, and you can get out in time for a nice dinner.

Not sure where you...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-21-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,507
Posted By TCD
Like all trash, it seems people can manage to...

Like all trash, it seems people can manage to haul it in, but can never manage to haul it out. Lots of clean up needed, but no resources to do it...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-09-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By TCD
Black flies are hard to predict. It's certainly...

Black flies are hard to predict. It's certainly going to be the height of their season, so I would be fully prepared.

This wet year, and this time of year, you may find lots of the smaller brooks...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 05-07-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,730
Posted By TCD
Interesting that the somewhat crowd sourced...

Interesting that the somewhat crowd sourced resource (OSM) is the more accurate.

It used to be 20 years ago that web stuff was unreliable, and "official" stuff was accurate. But that's...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-26-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,633
Posted By TCD
Google say 3.9 miles.

Google say 3.9 miles.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-18-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By TCD
You are certainly right. Only 46ers and aspiring...

You are certainly right. Only 46ers and aspiring 46ers even know or care about Porter. Everyone else views this as "the Cascade trail." That trail, the "Cascade and Porter" trail, is slated to be...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-16-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By TCD
There are three ways to Porter via trails: ...

There are three ways to Porter via trails:

Cascade Pass Trailhead: As of now, this trailhead and trail are still open, and have always been the easiest way to Porter. The new trail from Van Ho...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 04-16-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,830
Posted By TCD
Thanks. Nice videos. But the thread title...

Thanks. Nice videos.

But the thread title is confusing. Why "Not"?

From the site:

"We continue to shoot video from the AirCam (our specialized camera airplane) in 4K and from 2 drones in...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 04-14-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By TCD
Haven't been down there in a while, but Viele...

Haven't been down there in a while, but Viele Pond over to Hudson River Rec Area road through from Luzerne to Stony Creek is a huge area with a lifetime of dirt roads, ATV roads, snowmobile trails,...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-11-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By TCD
Well that's really excellent! Thanks for...

Well that's really excellent! Thanks for adopting a leanto!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-10-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,333
Posted By TCD
We are hoping to prevent this. Keene may be able...

We are hoping to prevent this. Keene may be able to have educators on the ground to talk to people before they start.

I have certainly come out of that trailhead very late at night (like 4 AM) in...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-10-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,333
Posted By TCD
Because there has been so much additional...

Because there has been so much additional discussion on this and related topics, and because various versions of this information have been posted from various sources, I am reposting here the text...
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