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Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 10-16-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,472
Posted By Lonehiker
And this one. I would imagine the dispute with...

And this one. I would imagine the dispute with the Hatch Brook Sportsman Club is getting old. There is only a turbine and an extension added to the tower now. The owner of Mount Morris and Palmer...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 10-16-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,472
Posted By Lonehiker
So now, what are we going to do about Touey's...

So now, what are we going to do about Touey's fire tower
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 10-16-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,472
Posted By Lonehiker
A small falls southwest of Swede Mountain

A small falls southwest of Swede Mountain
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 10-16-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,472
Posted By Lonehiker
There is a parking area west of the mountain. If...

There is a parking area west of the mountain. If you jump off there, you can drop down to the stream where there are herd paths. I suppose it's possible to build a trail to Spectacle Ponds, but then...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 10-16-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,472
Posted By Lonehiker
Swede Fire Tower seen from a bushwhack, from the...

Swede Fire Tower seen from a bushwhack, from the southwest, at a beaver pond.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-16-2019, 05:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,375
Posted By Lonehiker
Go to Harris Hill near Elmira and you will get...

Go to Harris Hill near Elmira and you will get quite an education on gliders. I have been there. The soaring museum is there. The sailplanes are relying on thermals, and mountain lift to stay aloft....
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-19-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 990
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, 11:33 PM
Replies: 16
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Views: 3,044
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, 04:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,380
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, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,380
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, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,380
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, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,380
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, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
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Views: 3,044
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, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,321
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, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,321
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, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,321
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, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,321
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, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,321
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, 02:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,564
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, 11:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,564
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...
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