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Forum: Trip Reports 11-16-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,180
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: 6
Views: 1,180
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: 6
Views: 1,180
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: 6
Views: 1,180
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: 6
Views: 1,180
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: 19
Views: 1,397
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: 19
Views: 1,397
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: 1,908
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: 20
Views: 1,935
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: 7,068
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: 7,068
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: 423
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: 379
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...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-02-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By hikingandwildex
Yep, that's an unmistakable kidney stone facial...

Yep, that's an unmistakable kidney stone facial expression right there! I would say your experience makes you both lucky and unlucky. Unlucky because you had to experience the hell that is kidney...
Forum: Other Places 10-02-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By hikingandwildex
It's easy to escape the crowds in Allegheny...

It's easy to escape the crowds in Allegheny National Forest and Allegany State Park if you stay away from a handful of trails that can get packed at times (Rimrock, Jake's Rocks, Morrison, Tuscarora,...
Forum: Other Places 10-02-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By hikingandwildex
Early autumn in the PA Wilds

Just returned from a multi-day trip in the Pennsylvania Wilds and surrounding areas of PA/NY. Overall a good trip besides aggro pick-up truck drivers tailgating me on one-lane highways - even when I...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-02-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By hikingandwildex
Southeastern Adirondacks Trip

I spent a brief amount of time in the Southeastern Adirondacks last weekend. The fall colors were out in full force, as were the massive crowds.

There was heavy traffic going northbound on I-87...
Forum: Other Places 09-22-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,397
Posted By hikingandwildex
I can see the photo that Banjoe posted now. That...

I can see the photo that Banjoe posted now. That tree looks like something you'd see on one of those battle ships in the old Super Mario Bros. games. That's the first thing that came to mind when I...
Forum: Other Places 09-22-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,397
Posted By hikingandwildex
@ Banjoe: For some reason I'm unable to view the...

@ Banjoe: For some reason I'm unable to view the photo. All I see is "Name: twisted.jpg Views: 15 Size: 117.5 KB" which I can't click on.

Blowdown is a common sight in Allegany State Park. This...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-21-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By hikingandwildex
Here's the weather forecast for next week in Lake...

Here's the weather forecast for next week in Lake Placid. If this holds up, you shouldn't have much problem finding parking then.

https://i.imgur.com/EanEs1A.png

With how insanely packed the...
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