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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-14-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By TCD
A post from our sister forum has some insight: ...

A post from our sister forum has some insight:
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Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-11-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,261
Posted By TCD
I doubt that DEC is doing anything active with...

I doubt that DEC is doing anything active with mountain lions. It's a funny idea, though, and would be a good story plot!

But there is no doubt that there is a disinformation campaign around the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-06-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,067
Posted By TCD
Looks like a big industrial project in the...

Looks like a big industrial project in the wilderness. I thought we were all instructed to oppose things like that...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-06-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,067
Posted By TCD
Yes; creosote. If the USFS Performance in NH...

Yes; creosote.

If the USFS Performance in NH is any indication, they will leave the creosote pile in the woods for years.
Forum: Environmental Issues 06-25-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,006
Posted By TCD
Excellent work! Thanks. More campgrounds should...

Excellent work! Thanks. More campgrounds should emulate that campground in Ohio.
Forum: Environmental Issues 06-23-2021, 10:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,006
Posted By TCD
We have a few Ash trees around the house here in...

We have a few Ash trees around the house here in Keene. All are doing well; the EAB is not yet here.

It's certainly a problem. The "campground solution" is obvious. Campgrounds need to increase...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-17-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By TCD
Road work in Keene Valley

FYI:

Joe Pete Wilson, Keene Town Supervisor posted 2 hrs ago:

"Road work in Keene Valley. DOT will be milling in the hamlet of Keene Valley (Market Street to Alan Washbond Dr) on Tuesday 6/22...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-15-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,181
Posted By TCD
Yes, the Whitneys sold that land to Gross circa...

Yes, the Whitneys sold that land to Gross circa 1997. 24 years ago.

So it's not "Whitney Land" anymore.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-14-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,181
Posted By TCD
The DEC map looks accurate. I've never been...

The DEC map looks accurate.

I've never been there, but the DEC map appears to agree with Hamilton County GIS:

http://www.hamcomaps.net/

So that's not much help on the question. But the...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 06-09-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,858
Posted By TCD
Bumping this thread back up. Colden46, if...

Bumping this thread back up.

Colden46, if you are still here, I noticed that adirondack-park.net is down again (as of a couple days ago). I hope you can get it back in operation! It's a very...
Forum: Environmental Issues 06-05-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By TCD
I signed, of course. Good luck! But: "Do...

I signed, of course. Good luck!

But: "Do not trust to hope. It has forsaken these lands." (Eomer, in the Lord of the Rings)

We have the same problem in the High Peaks. Rangers here are at...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-31-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,200
Posted By TCD
The John's Brook corridor is the other corridor...

The John's Brook corridor is the other corridor with tent sites, that is surrounded by many peaks.

There are some other areas that have tent sites and peaks, but not as many peaks in the Dix area...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-13-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,032
Posted By TCD
100% correct. This is (another) Albany...

100% correct.

This is (another) Albany administrative failure. As I understand it; the inside story is that the state failed to allocate police (State Trooper) resources to police the no-parking...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-09-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By TCD
Mossy Cascade trail is actually in pretty good...

Mossy Cascade trail is actually in pretty good shape. It was rerouted (maybe 20 years ago?) so that it no longer "hangs on the bank" just above the falls. Today's trail makes a nice right turn and...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-09-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By TCD
Am I allowed to drive onto Ranney Rd and park at...

Am I allowed to drive onto Ranney Rd and park at the trailhead to Hopkins?

>No, definitely not. Ranney Way is a private road; you can walk it, but not drive in and park. And it's a pretty...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-08-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,652
Posted By TCD
On that North Fork Boquet path, watch your...

On that North Fork Boquet path, watch your navigation in a few places:

>About 1/4 mile in, the path comes to the edge of the river and appears to end. Don't be deflected; just keep pushing along...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-07-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,652
Posted By TCD
Lindsey Brook approach is officially "closed" but...

Lindsey Brook approach is officially "closed" but passable if you don't mind getting your feet wet in a beaver swamp. After the wet area early on, the rest of the way is fine. No path after you...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-05-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 13,429
Posted By TCD
"Gremlin on the Wing": ...

"Gremlin on the Wing":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXHKDb0CNjA
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-04-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,682
Posted By TCD
Yes, it's the season in some areas. In...

Yes, it's the season in some areas.

In Keene, there are zero black flies as of yet.

But in North Creek on Sunday, they were in the "swarming but not yet biting" mode.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-01-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,169
Posted By TCD
Disclaimer: I do very little paddling. But...

Disclaimer: I do very little paddling.

But my brief experience with those types of yokes is that they do not have enough "curvature offset" to put the weight of the boat on your shoulders. You...
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