Adirondack Forum  
Rules Membership Donations and Online Store Adkhighpeaks Foundation ADKhighpeaks Forums ADKhighpeaks Wiki Disclaimer

Go Back   Adirondack Forum > Search Forums
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 20 of 200
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: TCD
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-03-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,487
Posted By TCD
The mine hole is now a pond; I don't think it...

The mine hole is now a pond; I don't think it would be worthwhile to try to fill it back in. Plus the tailings contain potentially valuable material. A lot of energy was expended to get that stuff...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-01-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,487
Posted By TCD
Yes, that's right. The issue with the railroad,...

Yes, that's right. The issue with the railroad, whether or not it should remain, "rail" vs. "trail", the cost of operating, and the storage of old oil cars is all separate from the tailings pile. ...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-31-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,487
Posted By TCD
I think the project was to remediate the...

I think the project was to remediate the underground fuel oil spill from earlier decades. I don't think the tailings pile is involved in the remediation.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-30-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,487
Posted By TCD
Gadolin did pretty well; he also has Gadolinium...

Gadolin did pretty well; he also has Gadolinium named after him, even though it was discovered 100 years later by other scientists.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-26-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,373
Posted By TCD
How about Panther?

How about Panther?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-09-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By TCD
We climbed that "little Seymour" from Averyville...

We climbed that "little Seymour" from Averyville Lane some years ago.

We bushwhacked a relatively straight line from Averyville Lane staying on State Land the whole way. We found VERY faint...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-08-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,452
Posted By TCD
Still nothing at the DEC site today. But...

Still nothing at the DEC site today.

But this thread from our sister forum provides some suggestions as to how you might be able to get some useful information:
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-04-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,426
Posted By TCD
When [fill in the blank] start paying more fees,...

When [fill in the blank] start paying more fees, then that much more fee money will just disappear into the Albany morass.

(Fixed it for ya.)
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-25-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,452
Posted By TCD
That DEC link is always a worthwhile read. ...

That DEC link is always a worthwhile read.

But unless I missed it, there's not a word there about the Corey's Road gate.

SO TODAY, BEFORE I GET IN THE CAR: IS IT OPEN, OR CLOSED?

Well...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-25-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,452
Posted By TCD
I agree about rumors. But rumors spread...

I agree about rumors.

But rumors spread fastest when there is an absence of factual information.

I'm not personally interested in using that road in the winter, but I have followed this topic...
Forum: Environmental Issues 11-22-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,282
Posted By TCD
Nothing new here. Same discussion from a couple...

Nothing new here. Same discussion from a couple years ago:

https://www.adkforum.com/showthread.php?t=25809

The article covers the same ground. It's reasonably accurate, except:

>It does...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-16-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,129
Posted By TCD
I've never been in that area. But these sites: ...

I've never been in that area. But these sites:

https://www.cnyhiking.com/Ha-De-Ron-DahWilderness.htm

https://andyarthur.org/map-ha-de-ron-dah-wilderness.html

appear to be the Newspaper...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-03-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,525
Posted By TCD
Don't know. Guess: 3-4". At my house in...

Don't know. Guess: 3-4".

At my house in Keene at 1800', there was 5", now starting to settle. Skiing today at the golf course at 2000' there was about 7".
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-23-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,206
Posted By TCD
I've always been somewhat annoyed by the...

I've always been somewhat annoyed by the "geocache exception" given that the DEC still bans climbing bolts and other tiny invisible features for other activities.

I have thought that the geocache...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-18-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,375
Posted By TCD
Review this thread: ...

Review this thread:

https://www.adkforum.com/showthread.php?t=27627

Might want to ask Boghollow if he had a chance to check out any parts of the Boquet.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,787
Posted By TCD
And I finally actually agree with you on this! ...

And I finally actually agree with you on this!

Everyone will appreciate this one: Coming back from Lake Placid to Keene the other day, we saw someone operating a motorboat on Lower Cascade Lake,...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,787
Posted By TCD
The resource degradation comes in waves. The...

The resource degradation comes in waves. The resource has been degraded before, and largely recovered. Most really long term Adirondack hikers (longer than my 38 years of hiking here) agree that...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-09-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,787
Posted By TCD
Lengthy discussion here: ...

Lengthy discussion here:

https://www.adkhighpeaks.com/forums/forum/hiking/adirondack-mountain-hiking/507863-sad-state-of-affairs#post507928

Bottom line; I would not expect to see it soon.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-08-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,740
Posted By TCD
First saw an umbrella used in 1990, by a guide on...

First saw an umbrella used in 1990, by a guide on Mount Baker (North Cascades). Multi day training trip, learning alpine techniques (self arrest, crevasse rescue, etc.). Guides carried umbrellas,...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-26-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,334
Posted By TCD
Albany has stubbornly refused to hire the...

Albany has stubbornly refused to hire the necessary number of Rangers since long before the current budget problem. It has nothing to do with the budget; Albany has just decided this is how they...
Showing results 1 to 20 of 200

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:54 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.

DISCLAIMER: Use of these forums, and information found herein, is at your own risk. Use of this site by members and non-members alike is only granted by the adkhighpeak.com administration provided the terms and conditions found in the FULL DISCLAIMER have been read. Continued use of this site implies that you have read, understood and agree to the terms and conditions of this site. Any questions can be directed to the Administrator of this site.