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Forum: Trip Reports 01-12-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By hikingandwildex
Well, at least you probably can say that you...

Well, at least you probably can say that you never walked around in circles for over a half-hour in search of the Van Hoevenberg Trail from the Loj parking lot! I'll never live that one down! :Peek:...
Forum: Other Places 01-09-2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,093
Posted By hikingandwildex
Had a really enjoyable day in Allegany State Park...

Had a really enjoyable day in Allegany State Park and Allegheny National Forest today. The conditions were amazing for this time of year, with the sun shining bright, temps ranging from 15-30F, and...
Forum: Other Places 12-29-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By hikingandwildex
Minister Creek's North Loop also joins the NCT...

Minister Creek's North Loop also joins the NCT...
Forum: Other Places 12-29-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By hikingandwildex
This was one of my favorite hikes of 2020. I did...

This was one of my favorite hikes of 2020. I did all three loops (North, South, Middle) as the leaves were changing. The main overlook...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-08-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,426
Posted By hikingandwildex
One of the first things I noticed on the ADK map...

One of the first things I noticed on the ADK map that I ordered last month was that the boundary between the Central High Peaks Zone and Outer High Peaks Zone (that will have updated regulations...
Forum: Trip Reports 12-04-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,406
Posted By hikingandwildex
I'll keep the Vasques brand in mind when I start...

I'll keep the Vasques brand in mind when I start shopping around for hiking footwear next year. Is there any specific model that you'd recommend?



Having another tool in my navigational...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-27-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,426
Posted By hikingandwildex
I'll second the "High Peaks Adirondack Trail Map"...

I'll second the "High Peaks Adirondack Trail Map" suggested above. Got mine in the mail last week and it's extremely detailed. Here...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-16-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,406
Posted By hikingandwildex
Here's a video from my MacIntyre Range outing...

Here's a video from my MacIntyre Range outing that I forgot to post before. It's viewable in HD and 4K in addition to lower resolutions.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHxtIQ9CuVk

I wish I...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-16-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,406
Posted By hikingandwildex
Just ordered a waterproof High Peaks map from the...

Just ordered a waterproof High Peaks map from the ADK store yesterday. I'll carry it with me on future trips out there, even if I end up printing my own paper maps like I usually do.

I plan to...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-09-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,406
Posted By hikingandwildex
Honestly, there are a lot of things that I should...

Honestly, there are a lot of things that I should have done differently. I really need to go back to the drawing board and make some major adjustments -- particularly when it comes to navigation and...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-09-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,406
Posted By hikingandwildex
This was a typical scene of the trail on my...

This was a typical scene of the trail on my descent. Notice the yellow trail marker at the end of the video.

https://vimeo.com/477349514
Forum: Trip Reports 11-08-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,406
Posted By hikingandwildex
MacIntyre Range Slopfest

I finally got around to hiking Algonquin, Iroquois and Wright this past weekend. This hike had been near the top of my wishlist since mid-2018 when I summited New York's other 5,000+ footer on an...
Forum: Other Places 11-04-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,093
Posted By hikingandwildex
No problem. Let me know if you'd like any...

No problem. Let me know if you'd like any recommendations for hikes in and around Allegany State Park. I thought I'd also share this link...
Forum: Other Places 11-03-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,093
Posted By hikingandwildex
Tracy Ridge is in Allegheny National Forest in...

Tracy Ridge is in Allegheny National Forest in Pennsylvania, east of the Allegheny Reservoir. From Route 321, you turn onto Forest Road 270 that takes you to the campground and hiking trails...
Forum: Other Places 11-01-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,362
Posted By hikingandwildex
Spent the day in the Finger Lakes yesterday,...

Spent the day in the Finger Lakes yesterday, starting in Montour Falls and then hiking the FLT from Templar ("Twin") Falls to the Sugar Hill Firetower, which was blocked off at the base due to covid....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-31-2020, 04:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,141
Posted By hikingandwildex
Aside from wearing bright orange clothing, I...

Aside from wearing bright orange clothing, I limit my off-trail travel and visitation to places with high concentration of hunters such as state forests and multiple use areas (especially around...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 10-24-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,632
Posted By hikingandwildex
There's currently an online fundraiser for...

There's currently an online fundraiser for Goodnow's restoration on SUNY ESF's website (https://www.esf.edu/newcomb/firetower/). As of a few weeks ago, $13k of the estimated $95k cost has been...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 10-23-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,632
Posted By hikingandwildex
Berry Hill (Chenango County) is currently being...

Berry Hill (Chenango County) is currently being restored and will open to the public sometime next year according to DEC's website (https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/100900.html). I thought this would...
Forum: Other Places 10-17-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 700
Posted By hikingandwildex
A lot of people tend to overrate the difficulty...

A lot of people tend to overrate the difficulty of trails in the Mid-Atlantic states, I've noticed. This trail...
Forum: Other Places 10-03-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By hikingandwildex
Just posted a trip report of Jack's Mountain /...

Just posted a trip report of Jack's Mountain / Shorb's Summit where I hiked on the second day of my recent Pennsylvania trip. The report includes mountain info, trailhead coordinates, a route...
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