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Forum: Trip Reports 10-19-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,744
Posted By tgoodwin
I hiked from Shattuck Clearing (after hiking the...

I hiked from Shattuck Clearing (after hiking the pine Point Trail) to Newcomb two years ago. Moose Pond Stream lean-tos are still in relatively good shape, and not too much blowdown (then) as far as...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-13-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,177
Posted By tgoodwin
It's really only the one bridge over the Inlet to...

It's really only the one bridge over the Inlet to the Upper Ausable Lake that is out. The Adirondack Trail Improvement Society, not the DEC, is responsible for that bridge, but this year we had the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-14-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,496
Posted By tgoodwin
Unless it has rained recently, there is an easy...

Unless it has rained recently, there is an easy ford about 100 yds upstream from the bridge. The trail bends toward that ford after the now washed-out bridge, so it is easy to regain the trail after...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-05-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 846
Posted By tgoodwin
ATIS Bridge now open

As of today, Wednesday 8/5, the ATIS Bridge below the dam at the Lower Ausable Lake is again open for hiker traffic. We regret that in the end it took nearly two months to replace the old and...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-01-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By tgoodwin
Somehow only two of the four photos made it onto...

Somehow only two of the four photos made it onto the original post.Here are the other two - I hope.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1f9oFWMRcsi_-eOlGh9f6Dy_vhxS0al5E/view?usp=sharing.[IMG]...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-01-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By tgoodwin
I went in there on Monday to check out what the...

I went in there on Monday to check out what the DEC was actually doing. A few photos are posted here. I only went as far as the junction where the cabin was, but the two workmen I spoke with said...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-15-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,981
Posted By tgoodwin
Remember that the dispute became quite heated. ...

Remember that the dispute became quite heated. On Labor Day weekend, after the rocks had been removed, a group from EarthFirst! staged a sit-in to prevent vehicular traffic past where the rocks had...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-01-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,496
Posted By tgoodwin
ATIS Bridges out

1. Starting today, June 1, the ATIS bridge below the Lower Ausable Lake dam will be out of service due to the need to rebuild the 80-year-old stone piers. The complete project may take as long as a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-22-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,149
Posted By tgoodwin
AMR Parking update

For this weekend, parking at the AMR has now truly been reduced to 28 cars. The lot was full as of 8 AM this morning, and there was a Conservation Officer stationed across the road at the Roaring...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-14-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,371
Posted By tgoodwin
Owl head Lookout is a good suggestion, but if you...

Owl head Lookout is a good suggestion, but if you are in Keene Valley already, the shortest approach to a 5-mile round-trip hike is Rooster Comb - just south of Keene Valley. Mostly gentle grades -...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-05-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,874
Posted By tgoodwin
Since the plane crash near Lake Placid ended up...

Since the plane crash near Lake Placid ended up in this thread, I guess I'll continue the drift away from the OP and post some photos I got of that crash. The State Police were guarding the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-03-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,874
Posted By tgoodwin
The incident I like to cite as a reason not to...

The incident I like to cite as a reason not to call 911 was on Phelps several years ago. A couple hiking up about 1/2 mile up from the Van Hoevenberg Trail encountered an older man who had fallen...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 12-10-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,652
Posted By tgoodwin
There was plenty of Facebook mentions on both...

There was plenty of Facebook mentions on both Adirondack Backcountry Hikers and History and Legends of the Adirondacks.
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 12-07-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,652
Posted By tgoodwin
Ski Reports

Yes, there is skiing to report in the Adirondacks. The report formerly on the Jackrabbittrail.org website has been moved to the Barkeater Trails Alliance (BETA) website. Same range of conditions...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-25-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,648
Posted By tgoodwin
Much of the extra distance on the new Cascade...

Much of the extra distance on the new Cascade trail results from the start being much further away from the mountain. The climbing is at a lower grade, and the surface, as envisioned anyway, will be...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 10-18-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 13,731
Posted By tgoodwin
Sharpe Swan has definitely found the Barringer...

Sharpe Swan has definitely found the Barringer brake up on, I believe, the south ridge of Seymour. As for the cable crossing, perhaps the rush of water when the Duck Hole dam breached in 2011 washed...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-17-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,880
Posted By tgoodwin
The Bark Eater Inn in Keene likes to do weddings...

The Bark Eater Inn in Keene likes to do weddings while Ibelieve the Mountain House is a more "reluctant" venue.
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 09-27-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,236
Posted By tgoodwin
Interesting and creative logistics for an N-P...

Interesting and creative logistics for an N-P thru hike. Today, many may not realize that Northville and Lake Placid were chosen at the two end points because in 1922 both towns had passenger rail...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-25-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,455
Posted By tgoodwin
Washbowl Fire

Today I checked out the site of last week's Washbowl fire. The fire was at the north end of the Washbowl and is not all that visible from the bridge on the Ridge Trail. The fire was started by a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-23-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,766
Posted By tgoodwin
That "unoccupied for 48-hour provision" may go...

That "unoccupied for 48-hour provision" may go back to the days of permit camps on the Saranacs and elsewhere. Supposedly, if one left the camp unoccupied for more than 48 hours one had to take down...
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