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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 07:10 PM
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Posted By DSettahr
FWIW, the two rangers mentioned in the press...

FWIW, the two rangers mentioned in the press release that came out last week weren't "sent south," rather they were already assigned to patrol state lands located downstate. One is assigned to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 08:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,029
Posted By DSettahr
Somewhat relevant to the discussion, as it...

Somewhat relevant to the discussion, as it pertains to the potential for placing increased strain on the DEC's already-strained resources: ...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-31-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 900
Posted By DSettahr
Sort of. When I was a student at Paul Smith's,...

Sort of. When I was a student at Paul Smith's, carrying a satellite phone was mandated on some of our longer winter backpacking trips with the Outing Club (the school supplied the phone for us to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-30-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,029
Posted By DSettahr
A few other things to keep in mind: The...

A few other things to keep in mind:

The DEC has already announced that some rangers are being diverted from their normal duties to assist in COVID-19-related efforts. As the infection continues...
Forum: Other Places 03-30-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By DSettahr
It's definitely not a spot to fool around by any...

It's definitely not a spot to fool around by any means, nor one to treat with less attention, care, and preparedness than is appropriate for the situation. But as long as you're careful and...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-27-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,750
Posted By DSettahr
Yeah, I think to myself, "I really need to get...

Yeah, I think to myself, "I really need to get started on those ones" every time I scroll past them while working on the map. I believe they revert to backcountry regulations in the off season,...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-27-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,750
Posted By DSettahr
I've updated the information on the map...

I've updated the information on the map (https://drive.google.com/open?id=1XRMpNRbcpkLxfoZw5VYCb3ZQvEuNataI&usp=sharing). I added a few lean-tos that I've learned about since initially creating the...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-27-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,750
Posted By DSettahr
Most the lean-tos that appear in my set but don't...

Most the lean-tos that appear in my set but don't appear in the DEC's set fall into one of several categories:
They are newer lean-tos and the DEC has not yet updated their GIS information (the...
Forum: Other Places 03-26-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By DSettahr
Thanks. Yeah, lots of mule deer in Zion, plus...

Thanks. Yeah, lots of mule deer in Zion, plus also some very healthy looking (and very unafraid) chipmunks on the summit of Angel's Landing. Plenty of birds of prey (even other kinds of birds)...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 03-24-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,091
Posted By DSettahr
I've been finding also that if I click through to...

I've been finding also that if I click through to a thread from the main page, rather than going to the sub-forum that the thread is in first and then clicking on the thread, it doesn't count the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-22-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By DSettahr
Esri has an interactive map with just about all...

Esri has an interactive map with just about all of the historic USGS topo quads for the entire country. It's a far better resource than the UNH page. You can even pull up multiple quads from...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 03-22-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,091
Posted By DSettahr
I'm noticing another bug that is kind of hard to...

I'm noticing another bug that is kind of hard to describe but I'll try. It's possibly not even a bug but it is kind of annoying.

It used to mean that any thread marked as "unread" meant that...
Forum: Other Places 03-22-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By DSettahr
Day 6: Cedar Breaks National Monument Link...

Day 6: Cedar Breaks National Monument

Link to full photo album: https://photos.app.goo.gl/vApuwdUk46szZkAD7

Cedar Breaks National Monument had also piqued my interest, and as it was about an...
Forum: Other Places 03-22-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By DSettahr
Days 3 and 4: Pine Creek Box Trail Link to...

Days 3 and 4: Pine Creek Box Trail

Link to full photo album: https://photos.app.goo.gl/NYeEHNSNWHrrLpmH9

I wanted to get in an overnight during my trip and was able to make it happen on the...
Forum: Other Places 03-22-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By DSettahr
Utah trip last October (10/19), with visits to Zion et al.

I had the opportunity to spend a week in Utah last October. I've finally finished editing and uploading photos, so I figured I'd share some of my favorites here as well as some quick write ups of my...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-13-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By DSettahr
You can't go wrong with Marcy Dam for a taste of...

You can't go wrong with Marcy Dam for a taste of winter hiking- flat and easy 2 mile hike into the dam area, and if the sun is out you'll get spectacular views of the nearby High Peaks. If you're...
Forum: Other Places 03-11-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By DSettahr
The Susquehannock Trail System (STS) ranks as...

The Susquehannock Trail System (STS) ranks as definitely in my top 10 and quite possibly even top 5 backpacking trips. The combination of solitude and physical challenge, plus nice scenery (and...
Forum: Other Places 03-11-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By DSettahr
Sucks for the cars that were burned, as well as...

Sucks for the cars that were burned, as well as the NYNJTC equipment. Hopefully insurance can provide at least some relief.

When I first saw this thread I thought it was for planned trail work-...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 03-03-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 870
Posted By DSettahr
It's not exactly what you're looking for but it...

It's not exactly what you're looking for but it does contain some of the relevant info: I really like the Audubon Society's regional field guides. They've got a little bit of everything- ecosystem...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 03-03-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,091
Posted By DSettahr
Yeah, it'd tough to do. You could at least sort...

Yeah, it'd tough to do. You could at least sort out anyone who's posted, but there's probably a number of "authentic" accounts that have registered but not posted.

If nothing happens with the...
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