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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-15-2013, 10:35 AM
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Posted By woj
I'm making an assumption that you have done some...

I'm making an assumption that you have done some reading about cold weather hiking / backpacking, so I'll be brief...

Remember to layer properly. This will help keep you warm, but not too warm....
Forum: Trip Reports 03-04-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,921
Posted By woj
I believe it is for the radio tower peoples. The...

I believe it is for the radio tower peoples. The trail to Tirell Pond from the Blue Mountain trailhead skirts around the north side of Blue Mountain and then goes to the Tirell Pond Lean-to at the...
Forum: Trip Reports 03-03-2013, 08:12 PM
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Views: 1,921
Posted By woj
Great photos!!! I'm sure the climb up was great...

Great photos!!! I'm sure the climb up was great with the snow up in that area. I hiked to O'Neil Flow with a friend and the conditions were very good for snowshoeing. Glad you enjoyed!
Forum: Trip Reports 03-03-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,229
Posted By woj
O'Neil Flow (NPT) 3/2/13

Started out late Saturday morning on the NPT from the Rt 30 road crossing at Lake Durant with a destination of Tirell Pond.

As the trail wasn't hard-packed enough to bare boot, I figured the pond...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-18-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,320
Posted By woj
Nice pics and report... I attempted the trip at...

Nice pics and report... I attempted the trip at the end of last year in the new powder we got between Christmas and New Year's and it took me and a friend the better part of 2-1/2 hours to go two...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-08-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,507
Posted By woj
After this weekend, the snow should be fairly...

After this weekend, the snow should be fairly descent I would think until the next mid-winter thaw!!!
Forum: Trip Reports 02-06-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,311
Posted By woj
Yeah, checked out the little cemetary. Found that...

Yeah, checked out the little cemetary. Found that pretty interesting, along with the foundation for what I assume was the house that the children or their relatives lived in (due to the close...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-05-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,311
Posted By woj
I personally haven't done the bushwack over the...

I personally haven't done the bushwack over the hill to Clear Pond and made a loop out of the hike, but my parents have and said it would've made for a nice winter trek with the pond being frozen...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-04-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,311
Posted By woj
John Pond - 2/2/2013

Since the weather was expected to be rather cool on Saturday, a friend and I decided that a short trip into John Pond might be a nice change from our usual "uphill" hikes.

We started out from the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-23-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,380
Posted By woj
Fall Stream at Piseco Lake. Pretty easy to...

Fall Stream at Piseco Lake.

Pretty easy to get to and would make a nice day trip and/or short overnight into Vly Lake.

From Vly Lake, you have the option to take a side trip over to Mud Lake,...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-21-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,850
Posted By woj
Nice report on your site Mike. I skied Gore...

Nice report on your site Mike.

I skied Gore yesterday and was glad I didn't blow off the mountain. Be happy conditions were above average considering the forecast.

Keep up the trip reports...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-19-2013, 08:01 PM
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Views: 5,328
Posted By woj
Echo Cliffs above Piseco Lake - 1/19/13

A friend and I decided that since we didn't have all day to get a lengthier hike in that we would head north to Piseco Lake and give Echo Cliffs a try.

I hiked the trail last summer with my wife...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-19-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,519
Posted By woj
Thanks for the site. I came across that once...

Thanks for the site. I came across that once before, and it got me the info I needed for today's outing...

For anyone interested, there is anywhere between 2" - 6" of snow in the woods between...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-18-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,519
Posted By woj
Question Southern Adirondack Snow Depth?

Anyone have info on snow depth in the Southern Adirondacks along the Rt 30 corridor from say Northville to Indian Lake? I've checked a couple of sites and they are showing anywhere from 2" - 10" of...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 01-12-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,559
Posted By woj
Well, what you have suggested here seems to be a...

Well, what you have suggested here seems to be a somewhat tall order. There are mapping software packages out there that do include routes of the trails, I believe this may be possible with the...
Forum: Trip Reports 12-31-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,512
Posted By woj
Much agreed. Wish I still lived closer to the...

Much agreed. Wish I still lived closer to the Adirondacks so that I could get out more often.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-31-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,602
Posted By woj
I broke out the trail toward Peaked Mountain from...

I broke out the trail toward Peaked Mountain from Thirteenth Lake. We started up Peaked Mountain Brook instead of continuing toward Hour Pond. As of Friday, the trail to Hour Pond was not broke out...
Forum: Trip Reports 12-30-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,512
Posted By woj
Peaked Mountain Attempt - 12/28/12

My friend and I thought that giving Peaked Mountain a try would be a nice winter hike, as most of the trip is of gradual grade to the base of the mountain and it would give me a chance to shakedown...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-30-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,357
Posted By woj
Was just about to post a trip report on my...

Was just about to post a trip report on my attempt at Peaked Mountain from the 13th Lake Trailhead on Friday. Trailhead is nicely plowed out, but it took the better part of 2 hours for a friend and I...
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