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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-19-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 38
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Posted By Neil
Just a quick side note regarding how I understand...

Just a quick side note regarding how I understand and usually function regarding lean-to etiquette. It there are 2 or 3 of us in an o/w empty L-T our stuff would be neatly organized and only occupy...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-19-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,283
Posted By Neil
I was first on the scene of an accident on Giant...

I was first on the scene of an accident on Giant Mtn. this winter. Once we ascertained the victim would require an evacuation I was about to deploy the SOS function on my Spot device. At that...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-19-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By Neil
Of course, Yard! Forgot all about it! Early in...

Of course, Yard! Forgot all about it! Early in our 46er quest I only used the trail map to find summits over 4k. After Big Slide we headed to Yard and back in order to add another peak to our...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 07-19-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,225
Posted By Neil
I wonder if with a solid 6 mos. of aerobic...

I wonder if with a solid 6 mos. of aerobic conditioning, building up to say, 30 hours a week following modern training methodology, good sleep habits, good nutrition and so on you would be able to do...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-18-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By Neil
Blake, Couch and Cliff are all under 4k.

Blake, Couch and Cliff are all under 4k.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-18-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By Neil
I have done five 4K peaks that did not make the...

I have done five 4K peaks that did not make the cut due to insufficient col depth.


Little Marcy
Boomerang-shaped ridge that runs between L. Arnold and the Van Ho trail. Or, on a N-S axis,...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-17-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By Neil
Lake-whacking! Sounds like a decent enough...

Lake-whacking! Sounds like a decent enough activity. Northrup Lake has 30'' trout. I read it on the internet!!
Forum: Trip Reports 07-17-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By Neil
We didn't go anywhere near the lake. Can't help...

We didn't go anywhere near the lake. Can't help you there. I see there's an island on it. You thinking of building a hermitage? No internet.
Forum: Trip Reports 07-17-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By Neil
Gerald's finish will be on Tumbledown in Maine. ...

Gerald's finish will be on Tumbledown in Maine. Either this or next w/end.
Forum: Trip Reports 07-17-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By Neil
Spencer, I had told our buddy we would be in the...

Spencer, I had told our buddy we would be in the area whacking 3k peaks. He was undecided whether he would go to Maine or NY and was watching the weather. He approached by Otter Brook and stayed in...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-17-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By Neil
There are lots of free campsites along the Mason...

There are lots of free campsites along the Mason Lake Road. (I think the real name is something other than that but it's how I know it.)
Forum: Trip Reports 07-17-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By Neil
Gérald who showed up on Northrup was wearing a...

Gérald who showed up on Northrup was wearing a headnet....and a short sleeved shirt!
Forum: Trip Reports 07-16-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By Neil
West Canada Lake 3k Peaks

Three hikers began at the Pillsbury TH and hiked in to West Lake. We hoped to use the Lean-to but 2 (newbie?) youngsters from the 'Cuse had completely overtaken it and showed no signs ( or...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-12-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By Neil
I've done this hike several times. I would do...

I've done this hike several times. I would do Colden first via Lake Arnold. The descent of Colden towards the Lake offers spectacular views for the first 300 feet of elly loss. But the main reason...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-11-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By Neil
Thanks for the correction! I replied too hastily.

Thanks for the correction! I replied too hastily.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-10-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By Neil
Not anywhere. You must be at least 150 feet from...

Not anywhere. You must be at least 150 feet from any trail, body of water or water course, unless at a designated site.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-04-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By Neil
Doing Blake first means that after Blake you feel...

Doing Blake first means that after Blake you feel like you are on your way home. Also, after Nippletop it's mostly downhill (with the exception of three climbs of roughly 250-300 feet each: Dial,...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 06-29-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,225
Posted By Neil
Taking hormones and other "juice" is like making...

Taking hormones and other "juice" is like making a deal with the devil if you ask me. Very tempting I'm sure but at what price?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-27-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By Neil
If you change your mind-set you will not feel...

If you change your mind-set you will not feel like you are wasting a whole day hiking the same stuff twice. Also, you could hike up WF via the Lake Placid Slide (or up the ski hill slides) then...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-25-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By Neil
Ouluska Pass take two with the Emmons Slide.

After a rough trip part-way through Ouluska Pass on my way to the Scooter slide on Seward I decided to go all the way through the pass and down Seward Brook on a trip to the Emmons slide. Having...
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