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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-09-2020, 08:43 AM
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Posted By tenderfoot
Yes, it is the beaucoup miles thing that got us...

Yes, it is the beaucoup miles thing that got us started with hammock camping. So yes, the removal of the 150' rule will really mess with us. And coming from Rochester we are not day hikers. We...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-05-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By tenderfoot
Both of these seem like a way to manage some of...

Both of these seem like a way to manage some of the overuse.

Ok, I can see how the above could make it look like I was in favor of reservations. Not the case. As mentioned I've been locked out of...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-03-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By tenderfoot
Claire, Good luck with your research. No,...

Claire,

Good luck with your research. No, have yet to initiate a search (knocking on wood) but we do this:


We share a trip plan with a family member. This includes maps with our intended...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-03-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By tenderfoot
Well, I can adopt these changes now with our...

Well, I can adopt these changes now with our planning.

We frequently take advantage of the camp anywhere as long as you are a min distance from trail, road, water. So that will impact us somewhat...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-12-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By tenderfoot
Hello, Plenty of information here. Winter is...

Hello,

Plenty of information here. Winter is one of my favorite camping seasons in the ADK's. Had a great outing last year starting at Putnam Pond. Hiked to two lean tos, climbed Treadway...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 02-04-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,431
Posted By tenderfoot
I spent two nights out last winter and found it...

I spent two nights out last winter and found it thoroughly enjoyable. A group was meeting to hike Treadway mountain and I went up solo Fri night and hung out (hammock camper) down by Grizzle Ocean...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-15-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,617
Posted By tenderfoot
I like the idea of "trail-head stewards" but...

I like the idea of "trail-head stewards" but think it is relatively easy to pass them by without listening to their shtick.

Would be great if the shuttle buses took advantage of the captive...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-02-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By tenderfoot
Yes, the original concern is water. Crossing or...

Yes, the original concern is water. Crossing or the notorious Lake Arnold floating log bridge section. Would hate to try that if water was present. That would prompt us to turn around rather than...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-31-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By tenderfoot
Street & Nye or Colden

So the weekend of 1/9 looks to be favorable. Trailhead temps below freezing but above 5F. Our kind of weather. Does anyone have recent experience with the Lake Arnold Trail or Street & Nye. With the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-19-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,877
Posted By tenderfoot
On dark and frosty nights we still speak of this...

On dark and frosty nights we still speak of this around campfires... And consult your gear list!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-16-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,877
Posted By tenderfoot
Well, keep us up to date on your route. You also...

Well, keep us up to date on your route. You also wish to recruit help for dropping you off at trail-heads. "parking" and "August" go together like "black fly" and "fun."

We used the fantastic...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-13-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,877
Posted By tenderfoot
Pit Crew I would be open to the idea of...

Pit Crew

I would be open to the idea of positioning myself in the back country with cold water, hot meal, portable trail food and even a tent pitched and waiting. Cruise in, recharge, cruise...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-05-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,477
Posted By tenderfoot
This other thread is already discussing this,...

This other thread is already discussing this, apologies for the duplication:

http://www.adkforum.com/showthread.php?t=27401
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-05-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,477
Posted By tenderfoot
Closed Highways and poor trail conditions

DEC was reporting for last weekend, 11/1, poor trail conditions (http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/7865.html).

And news sites are reporting several highway closings...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-28-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,381
Posted By tenderfoot
So this whole predicament is a big factor in us...

So this whole predicament is a big factor in us moving to hammocks. I did have a nice gentlemen offer to share a tent site with us while tenting on a crowded holiday weekend years ago when we were...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-15-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,166
Posted By tenderfoot
Ooh. If I squint real hard I think I can see...

Ooh. If I squint real hard I think I can see myself on Haystack on same day!

We did RPR from New Russia in Summer. A great crowd dodger for sure. One of our favorite hikes. Thanks for sharing.
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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-15-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,843
Posted By tenderfoot
We were up on Haystack Sun 10/13. Left spikes in...

We were up on Haystack Sun 10/13. Left spikes in car. At the very top there was a very small amount of ice on puddles in the shade. Nothing on rock face.

With that said the mountain forecast for...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-18-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,271
Posted By tenderfoot
I recently used a portion of the Northville Lake...

I recently used a portion of the Northville Lake Placid trail as a motel while transiting the ADK's. Parked at a trail head, hiked in two miles in the dark, made camp at designated site, hiked out in...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-18-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,461
Posted By tenderfoot
And your bear-aware precautions in a lean to may...

And your bear-aware precautions in a lean to may be great. But the folks that used it the night before may have cooked in it or close to it.
Forum: Trip Reports 07-24-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,299
Posted By tenderfoot
Nicely done

Thank you for this trip report (and the rest of your site, a new find for me).

We have been holding off with summer peak climbs due to traffic and over use. Last year we did Rocky Peak / Giant...
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