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Forum: Other Places Today, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By hikingandwildex
I pulled up the FLT's interactive map page to get...

I pulled up the FLT's interactive map page to get a better look at the area. I see a camping icon at 42.6417, -77.2587 that's labeled Outback Inn LeanTo. That's actually where I was thinking of...
Forum: Other Places Today, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 318
Posted By hikingandwildex
Thanks for the info on those Hi-Tor shelters. I...

Thanks for the info on those Hi-Tor shelters. I didn't see any indication of them being off-limits on DEC's page (https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/24439.html) or map...
Forum: Other Places Today, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 318
Posted By hikingandwildex
I'm leaning towards doing Conklin/Clark in the...

I'm leaning towards doing Conklin/Clark in the winter or spring. Can't completely rule out a multi-day fall outing with an overnight stay at one of the High Tor lean-to shelters, though. Wonder how...
Forum: Other Places Today, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 318
Posted By hikingandwildex
Wow, that must have dried up fast. Hopefully...

Wow, that must have dried up fast. Hopefully there will be enough water going over Triphammer Falls, Wells Falls, Cascadilla Falls, and others when I travel out to Ithaca in a week or two.
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Forum: Other Places Today, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 318
Posted By hikingandwildex
Watkins Glen is hosting the big NASCAR race this...

Watkins Glen is hosting the big NASCAR race this weekend. Not wanting to deal with the increased traffic in the Southern Finger Lakes, I'm going to push back that trip another week or two. Would like...
Forum: Other Places 07-31-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 318
Posted By hikingandwildex
Thanks for the suggestions and pics. Clarks Gully...

Thanks for the suggestions and pics. Clarks Gully and Conklin Gully are at the top of my Western Finger Lakes wishlist. Will probably do those in the early wintertime. Parish looks really nice....
Forum: Other Places 07-31-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 318
Posted By hikingandwildex
New York Waterfalls Thread

"There are more waterfalls in Upstate New York than in any place in the east." - Robert Dineen, New York State Geological Survey glacial geologist

New York has an abundance of waterfalls scattered...
Forum: Other Places 07-21-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By hikingandwildex
U.S. has extended its border restrictions for...

U.S. has extended its border restrictions for Canadians until at least August 21:
...
Forum: Other Places 07-19-2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By hikingandwildex
An important detail was added to the Buffalo News...

An important detail was added to the Buffalo News article: Only one test will be required, not two as previously speculated:
Forum: Other Places 07-19-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By hikingandwildex
Canada to re-open land border to vaccinated Americans 8/9

https://buffalonews.com/news/local/canada-will-open-to-vaccinated-americans-aug-9/article_8073e0c0-e8b7-11eb-a3d3-73b7a0af8897.html

Good news for Americans wanting to cross into Ontario, Quebec,...
Forum: Other Places 07-05-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 979
Posted By hikingandwildex
Thanks. Western New York might not have much to...

Thanks. Western New York might not have much to write home about in terms of mountains/hills, but we do have some nice gorges and waterfalls out this way. Niagara Gorge, Letchworth, and Zoar Valley...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-05-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 981
Posted By hikingandwildex
Good to know that Jessup River Road isn't too bad...

Good to know that Jessup River Road isn't too bad through Sled Harbor. I don't mind dirt roads as long as they're fairly dry and smooth without large rocks, holes, and other obstacles. My crossover...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-05-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 981
Posted By hikingandwildex
Appreciate the road condition report and sorry to...

Appreciate the road condition report and sorry to hear about your experience. Pillsbury is one of the next mountains I plan to hike in the ADKs and wouldn't want my vehicle getting stuck for a second...
Forum: Other Places 07-04-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 979
Posted By hikingandwildex
Thank you. Zoar Valley is an enchanting place...

Thank you. Zoar Valley is an enchanting place that has drawn me and other Western New Yorkers in for decades. Here are a few websites that can help you and others prepare for an enjoyable visit:
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Forum: Other Places 07-03-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 979
Posted By hikingandwildex
I did some hiking in Zoar Valley this morning and...

I did some hiking in Zoar Valley this morning and had quite a surprise near the end of my outing. While walking along the North Rim Trail in the vicinity of 42.442343, -78.870942, I thought I saw a...
Forum: Other Places 06-25-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By hikingandwildex
Good stuff! Especially enjoyed the sunset pics...

Good stuff! Especially enjoyed the sunset pics from Rimrock Overlook. I was originally planning on seeing the sunset from there or Jake's Rocks tomorrow evening until something else came up.

I...
Forum: Other Places 06-13-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By hikingandwildex
That's certainly a possibility. Heron...

That's certainly a possibility. Heron overcrowding is becoming an issue in some places :D
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Forum: Other Places 06-13-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By hikingandwildex
I've been thinking the same thing recently. Same...

I've been thinking the same thing recently. Same with blue herons and red-tailed hawks which are far more common today vs. when I was growing up.

The only birds that I get tired of are Canadian...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-13-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,293
Posted By hikingandwildex
Some of the highest peaks outside of the High...

Some of the highest peaks outside of the High Peaks region (Pillsbury, Snowy and Blue - not sure about Wakely) have been very buggy at the summits this past week, according to the latest AllTrails...
Forum: Other Places 06-13-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By hikingandwildex
That's a noticeable change here in WNY as well:...

That's a noticeable change here in WNY as well: The water being cleaner and clearer than it was generations ago. While de-industrialization of the Rust Belt was a massive economic blow to the region,...
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