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Forum: Trip Reports 02-22-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 548
Posted By Tomcat
Hitchens Pond Overlook 2.14.21

Living in Tupper Lake I usually trail run this little vista just south of town in nicer weather. I usually get the urge to visit at least once each winter. Last week I decided to give it a go....
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-12-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By Tomcat
Essex Chain Lakes XC ski TR 2/7/21

After reading about the Essex Chain Lakes area I wanted to check it out. I saw the potential for XC skiing and got some good info on routes. I visited last Sunday with the intention of skiing a...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 01-13-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By Tomcat
A couple more pics

A couple more pics
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 01-13-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By Tomcat
Keen Durand Low WP

Bought online and hiked in a couple times but size didnít fit.
Menís 8.5 with minimal wear and tread has no wear. New aroun $160 asking $60. I donít need them in the closet any longer. Still have...
Forum: Other Places 10-16-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 911
Posted By Tomcat
Black Forest Trail PA

Last week I hit the Black Forest Trail as an overnighter. The hike was much easier than the hype on how difficult the trail is. I wasn't sure if I could do it as an overnight trip with the short...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-14-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,564
Posted By Tomcat
Northville- Placid Trail thru hike

The first week of September I set out to hike the NPT. Six days later I succeeded. Other than a wet start, the trip went well. I have a photo heavy, thorough TR at my website at the link below.
...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-09-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,129
Posted By Tomcat
When the lots are full and you park 1-2 miles...

When the lots are full and you park 1-2 miles away are you still charged to park?
Forum: Other Places 07-01-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,462
Posted By Tomcat
The side trails are questionable. I saw signs and...

The side trails are questionable. I saw signs and occasional blazes but tread is overgrown in many cases with no discernible tread.
Forum: Other Places 07-01-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,462
Posted By Tomcat
Guide to the Susquehannock Trail System by Chuck...

Guide to the Susquehannock Trail System by Chuck Dillon 2018 edition is most recent and very accurate. It comes with map set. It shows campsites on map although they aren’t always well established....
Forum: Other Places 06-30-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,462
Posted By Tomcat
I would say the STS exceeded my expectations. ...

I would say the STS exceeded my expectations. The Wild Boy Shelter was in a good location, not too close to road and had a stream next to it. There is a newer shelter not in the guide but its again...
Forum: Other Places 06-30-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,462
Posted By Tomcat
I was put on 21 day course of Doxycyline...

I was put on 21 day course of Doxycyline immediately and symptoms have dissipated. I have also hiked the Loyalsock and the BFT in on my radar when I travel down there soon to visit my parents. I...
Forum: Other Places 06-18-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,462
Posted By Tomcat
Well about 10 days after removing a tick but...

Well about 10 days after removing a tick but losing the head in my thigh the area suddenly grew to quarter sized and pink around the bite site. I started to feel weakness, a couple headaches plus...
Forum: Other Places 06-16-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,462
Posted By Tomcat
I actually live in Tupper Lake but havenít had...

I actually live in Tupper Lake but havenít had one in the ADK in the 13 months I lived here. I havenít seen any on my dogs either. Prior I lived in Colorado where there were few at most. Prior to...
Forum: Other Places 06-16-2020, 12:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,462
Posted By Tomcat
Glad you enjoyed the report. I just liberally...

Glad you enjoyed the report. I just liberally alcoholed the imbedded spot. It didnít get filled up with blood yet. I didnít take bug spray. Other bugs werenít an issue. I just forgot how bad the...
Forum: Other Places 06-16-2020, 12:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,462
Posted By Tomcat
I grew up in PA and didn’t hike much away from...

I grew up in PA and didn’t hike much away from AT. Always wanted to hike elsewhere. Now that I’m back in the East I have a new found appreciation for its trails and recreation opportunities. The...
Forum: Other Places 06-15-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,462
Posted By Tomcat
Susquhannock Trail System

Headed down to PA and backpacked this 85 mile loop last week
lots of wildlife and lush green forests and few people. I even saw a few camera shy bears.
Full TR and 100+ photos at my website at the...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-01-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,786
Posted By Tomcat
Waterfalls on the South Branch River

If you are looking for an easy day visiting 6 waterfalls check out the South Branch Grass River north of Cranberry Lake. The last waterfall is actually on the main branch Grass River. Each falls...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-13-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,868
Posted By Tomcat
I skipped Duck Hole but have the NPT thru hike...

I skipped Duck Hole but have the NPT thru hike high on my priority list for the year. I'll have to check out the trail on the other side of the river some day. I like the idea of solitude in the...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-13-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,868
Posted By Tomcat
There are a lot of falls that would need portage...

There are a lot of falls that would need portage and I'm not sure about passing through the Cold River Canyon. I think it's not for more experienced white water kayaker. Maybe someone else could...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-13-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,868
Posted By Tomcat
I'm sure at some point I'll take a look at that...

I'm sure at some point I'll take a look at that trail. I like the idea of little traffic on it.
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