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Forum: Trip Reports 09-21-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,492
Posted By runswithscissors
Photo Link Correction

Thanks for the heads-up on the link. I tried to redo it a couple of times. I hope it works because the photos are great. Sorry for the trouble.
Forum: Trip Reports 09-21-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,492
Posted By runswithscissors
Peaked Mountain 9.19.11

Peaked Mountain

If you are ever in need of an exhilarating "get a way from it all" hike sans all the crowds and traffic of more popular destinations, Peaked Mountain should be at the top...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-08-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,874
Posted By runswithscissors
Buck Mt. 2.06.11

I snowshoed Buck Mt. on Sunday, Feb. 6.

Although the parking area was not plowed, parking on the shoulder of Pilot Knob Road didn't seem to be a problem.

The snow conditions were plentiful...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-01-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,875
Posted By runswithscissors
Algonquin Peak 12.30.10

Happy New Year!

I'm looking forward to some epic outdoor adventures in 2011, but couldn't leave 2010 without one last challenge to complete a rewarding and memorable hiking year.

With a...
Forum: Trip Reports 12-13-2010, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,902
Posted By runswithscissors
Some related information

If there is anything I would advise for a Whiteface XC ski outing, it would to be thoroughly prepared for cold and wind. Whiteface can be extremely frigid and the wind exposure can (arguably) be as...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-12-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,216
Posted By runswithscissors
Inside Edge - Glens Falls, NY


Try the Inside Edge in Glens Falls. It is west off Exit #19 of I-87 (Aviation Mall, Glens Falls, NY) and then south on Route 9 (only about 10 minutes from the exit). Here is the website:...
Forum: Other Places 07-26-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,641
Posted By runswithscissors
Mt. Osceola and Osceola East Peak 7/11/09

Day 5: Saturday, July 11, 2009
Mt. Osceola (4340’) and Mt. Osceola East Peak (4156’)

· Breakfast @ local restaurant (6:30 AM)
· Drive to Mt. Osceola trail head parking on Tripoli Rd (FR 30)...
Forum: Other Places 07-26-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,842
Posted By runswithscissors
Mt. Tripyramid Loop 7/10/09

Day 4: Friday, July 10, 2009
Mt. Tripyramid Loop
(North Tripyramid (4,180’), Middle Tripyramid (4,140’)
· Breakfast @ local restaurant 6:30 AM
· Drive to Livermore trailhead on Tripoli Road
Forum: Other Places 07-26-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,314
Posted By runswithscissors
Mt. Whiteface and Mt. Passaconaway 7/8/09

Day 2: Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Mt. Whiteface (4020’) and Mt. Passaconaway (4043’)
· Breakfast @ local restaurant (Annie’s Overflow Restaurant in Plymouth)
· Drive to the Ferncroft Road public...
Forum: Other Places 07-26-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 826
Posted By runswithscissors
Mt. Tecumseh 7/7/09

Day 1: Tuesday, July 7, 2009
Drive and hike Mt. Tecumseh (4003’)

· Early Saratoga departure (6:00 AM)
Drive to New Hampshire – breakfast in Woodstock, Vt.
Drive to Mt. Tecumseh...
Forum: Other Places 07-26-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 968
Posted By runswithscissors
Great White Adventure - Waterville Valley

The following trip reports pertain to a thread posted in Event Planning and Meets on April 30, 2009. Please refer to:
for details.

Forum: Trip Reports 05-27-2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,487
Posted By runswithscissors
Great TR Rookie! You sound like a little...

Great TR Rookie!

You sound like a little kid on his first backyard camp out! (What a backyard!)

Spending a night with Big Agnes after a five-star gourmet meal of Ramen and water sounds like...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-08-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,061
Posted By runswithscissors
Ancient Graffiti


Great TR and photos. I finished my 46 on Skylight 11 years ago (46er #4111) and your comments regarding "ancient graffiti" brought back some very fond memories of several hikes in that...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-29-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,136
Posted By runswithscissors
Cantilever Rock

Thanks for the thoughtful comments 1ADAM12 and Rookie!

I know we've all had those one-in-a-million days and this was as close to perfect hiking weather as you can get. Since I retired, I have the...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-28-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,136
Posted By runswithscissors
Mansfield Classic Photos

OK......thanks to the patience and counsel of mwanner and others, I think I have (at long last) cautiously tip-toed into the 21st century with my first web album.

The album is connected to a trip...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-23-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,523
Posted By runswithscissors
Security Concerns of photo websites

I honestly tried to use Picasa to create a web album to share my Mansfield photos. Everything went very well (and I actually had posted the link) when I discovered that some personal information is...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-21-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,523
Posted By runswithscissors
Mansfield Classic Photos

I tried but haven't quite got it yet!
Forum: Trip Reports 09-21-2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,523
Posted By runswithscissors

Yes! I have photos. I took over 60 shots and they are excellent. But once again, I find myself in the dilemma of not understanding how to post them (See Sawteeth/Pyramid/Gothics/Armstrong TR).

Forum: Trip Reports 09-20-2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,523
Posted By runswithscissors
Mansfield Classic 9/19/08

I recently found a local newspaper article that I’d been saving since August of 2006 titled “Mansfield a Tall Order” by Phil Brown. The narrative describes a classic circuit of Vermont’s highest...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-27-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,810
Posted By runswithscissors
Bucket List

Hi Rookie!

I know individuals have their preferences as far as "views from the tops". One could make a case for many Adirondack peaks with extraordinary views whether 4000' or not.

The view of...
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