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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-17-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 187
Posted By Dave Bourque
Adirondak Loj Temporarily Closed

https://www.adirondackexplorer.org/stories/adirondack-mountain-club-temporarily-closes-loj-high-peaks-info-center
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-11-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,266
Posted By Dave Bourque
From the NYSDEC website 2/3/21. ...

From the NYSDEC website 2/3/21.

• Northwoods Club Road, Minerva, Essex County: 18.6 inches
• Goodnow Flow Road, Newcomb, Essex County: 18.8 inches
• Tahawus/Upper Works, Newcomb, Essex County:...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-08-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 950
Posted By Dave Bourque
A few places come to mind; -When no one...

A few places come to mind;

-When no one else is there, Panther Gorge gives me a feeling of isolation and remoteness.

-Hunters Pass with its slides on both sides makes me feel small.

-The...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-21-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,266
Posted By Dave Bourque
Snow accumulations as of 1/19/21. ...

Snow accumulations as of 1/19/21.

• Northwoods Club Road, Minerva, Essex County: 14.5 inches
• Goodnow Flow Road, Newcomb, Essex County: 14.3 inches
• Tahawus/Upper Works, Newcomb, Essex County:...
Forum: Other Places 01-13-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 483
Posted By Dave Bourque
Doubletop and graham are permanently closed

DOUBLETOP AND GRAHAM ARE PERMANENTLY CLOSED

Dear fellow hikers,
Doubletop and Graham will no longer be accessible to the public regardless of whether they are local or not. I share this news...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-07-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,266
Posted By Dave Bourque
From the NYSDEC website; Snow Accumulation:...

From the NYSDEC website;

Snow Accumulation: The following provides current snowpack depths in inches as of 01/05/21 at a selection of Adirondack locations.

• Northwoods Club Road, Minerva,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-13-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,984
Posted By Dave Bourque
A question for DSettahr, I have always been...

A question for DSettahr,
I have always been intrigued about using an umbrella. I visited the BLUNT site and it is obvious they have a quality product. They have many sizes varying from 37" to 58"....
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 10-13-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,200
Posted By Dave Bourque
Stillwater Mtn. Closed for Hunting Season

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2a5ac4c
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-29-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,211
Posted By Dave Bourque
Oddly, many of the ponds along the periphery of...

Oddly, many of the ponds along the periphery of Pharaoh Lake Wilderness receive much less traffic than the interior. Recommended are Spectacle Pond (1 site), Springhill Ponds (2 sites), Goose Pond...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-29-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,955
Posted By Dave Bourque
You might also find a copy at the Crossroads...

You might also find a copy at the Crossroads General Store at exit 25.
Forum: Other Places 08-14-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,260
Posted By Dave Bourque
I've been doing some research and can provide...

I've been doing some research and can provide more details. We are going to stay in the Silverton area. I've got all the car camping stuff figured out. Any insights into great hikes in the...
Forum: Other Places 08-07-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,260
Posted By Dave Bourque
Colorado

I will be traveling to Colorado in mid-October for an annual camping/hiking vacation. My hiking buddy has the use of a pickup truck camper, something we have never done before. We are interested in...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-15-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,100
Posted By Dave Bourque
Prospect Mountain Trail Closed

DEC Closes Prospect Mountain Trail Due to Construction Activity on the Summit

Prospect Mountain Trail is now closed due to construction on the summit. The summit area, above the parking lot, has...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-03-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,328
Posted By Dave Bourque
The NYSDEC has released a mobile app for the...

The NYSDEC has released a mobile app for the State campgrounds.

https://parks.ny.gov/explorer-app/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 07-02-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,859
Posted By Dave Bourque
Cathead Mountain

Maybe a compromise?


Public safety receiving static in Adirondacks
By Gwendolyn Craig, Adirondack Explorer


Hamilton County Chairman Bill Farber says he is heartened that a number of...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 06-27-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 920
Posted By Dave Bourque
Note that this pad weighs 28 lbs. It's not for...

Note that this pad weighs 28 lbs. It's not for backpacking.
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 06-27-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,193
Posted By Dave Bourque
State Fire Towers Reopen

From the NYSDEC email bulletin, 6/26

Fire Towers
Updated: DEC-controlled fire towers are open to visitors. Only one household group should be in the fire tower cab at a time, groups should...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-27-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,328
Posted By Dave Bourque
The latest from NYSDEC. Many more campgrounds...

The latest from NYSDEC. Many more campgrounds are opening.

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/292d357
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 06-24-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 27,786
Posted By Dave Bourque
I use a Samsung Galaxy S7 (old but functional)...

I use a Samsung Galaxy S7 (old but functional) with Backcountry Navigator. I've been very happy with the results. Every map I've ever needed I've downloaded from CalTopo (free).
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-19-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,799
Posted By Dave Bourque
Free Fishing Weekend

A link to the NYSDEC announcement;

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/29145b9
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