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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-07-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By TCD
This is true, and unfortunately has occurred...

This is true, and unfortunately has occurred before. Many will not remember "Cliff" the very large Lake Colden bear who was in the same situation back in the 80s. He was moved to somewhere in...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-06-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,628
Posted By TCD
When I lived in GF I hiked in that area...

When I lived in GF I hiked in that area frequently. Never saw a rattlesnake, but they are certainly there.

About 20 years ago I tried repeatedly to find out if GFH stocked rattlesnake antivenin. ...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,711
Posted By TCD
Yeah, if you have a loose piece that can get...

Yeah, if you have a loose piece that can get caught, then you probably will benefit from surgery. If, like me, you just have a tear with some rough edges, studies have shown that arthro surgery just...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,711
Posted By TCD
I have a partially torn meniscus from about 10...

I have a partially torn meniscus from about 10 years ago. Never got any surgery; it gradually got better. I'm 64. I've chosen to give up trail running, but I still hike multiple 4Ks, climb, ski...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-25-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By TCD
Bluequill is right. Midweek is best, early is...

Bluequill is right. Midweek is best, early is still a good idea.

It really depends on were you are trying to go along route 73. The biggest problem area is centered within about a mile of the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-15-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,121
Posted By TCD
Deer flies are just starting in North Hudson,...

Deer flies are just starting in North Hudson, also. Killed one on my head the other day, swatted at a couple and missed today...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-09-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By TCD
Short story appears to be "eat the fish, unless...

Short story appears to be "eat the fish, unless you might be pregnant." This is correct.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-09-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By TCD
Yes, I like Neil's idea of groups going from...

Yes, I like Neil's idea of groups going from opposite ends.

(But I have never approved of "key swaps." Plans can change, for innumerable reasons. If groups are going from opposite ends of...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-09-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By TCD
Hoffman Notch is great. No easy way without...

Hoffman Notch is great.

No easy way without a shuttle.

Don't know how big your group is, or how many vehicles you have.

If you have 2 vehicles and some folks that only want a short hike, one...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-09-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,121
Posted By TCD
No black flies at all on Gothics yesterday. ...

No black flies at all on Gothics yesterday. Quite surprising for a nice early June day.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-05-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By TCD
Thanks, Makwa; I agree with your clarifications. ...

Thanks, Makwa; I agree with your clarifications.

Also posting again here because I realize I left out a nice small mountain on the easy/moderate list: Severance, just outside Schroon Lake.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-03-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By TCD
Are you looking for mountains, or lakes and...

Are you looking for mountains, or lakes and ponds? Easy, moderate, or difficult, or a mix? Don't know what your family prefers. All of the above are available nearby in any off the 4 compass...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-01-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,397
Posted By TCD
Look up the recent ADK Explorer article about the...

Look up the recent ADK Explorer article about the challenge of finding the inlet that leads up the flow (cannot find a link right now). Plan time for that.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-01-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,121
Posted By TCD
Keene and North Hudson lately it's been mostly...

Keene and North Hudson lately it's been mostly mosquitoes. Last few days there were not many black flies, and thankfully no deer flies (yet).
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-27-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,679
Posted By TCD
Sounds like she's related to this one: ...

Sounds like she's related to this one:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lisa_Nowak
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-25-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,679
Posted By TCD
Personally I'm delighted to see that people are...

Personally I'm delighted to see that people are starting to show up. A couple of our seasonal neighbors have arrived; nice to see them.

Of course people should be careful to use masks and keep...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-22-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By TCD
Went through there today. Of course all the...

Went through there today.

Of course all the perfectly safe parking on the wide shoulder north of the RBF lot was deserted, having been posted "No Parking."

As Festus observed on ADKHighPeaks,...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-15-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,754
Posted By TCD
I'm not a paddler, but I remember being really...

I'm not a paddler, but I remember being really impressed with a guy we met at Duck Hole in '99. He had brought in a lightweight pack boat via the Preston Ponds. He was overnighting at Duck Hole...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-10-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,569
Posted By TCD
Yes, that kiosk that is shown in the first photo...

Yes, that kiosk that is shown in the first photo in that old blog post is the one that used to be there before the state project. It was right on the shoulder of Frontiertown Road, with room to park...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-09-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By TCD
Yes, I've seen that CATS map, with the "canoe"...

Yes, I've seen that CATS map, with the "canoe" symbol next to the river.

Again, I'm not a padddler, but I was thinking you could put in much further upstream, maybe by the Gilligan hike parking...
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