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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-03-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,036
Posted By MTVhike
There are 35 restricted states, plus DC and some...

There are 35 restricted states, plus DC and some territories. The list is here:
https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-travel-advisory
From where are you coming?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-23-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,036
Posted By MTVhike
You realize that that's for 12 people (assuming...

You realize that that's for 12 people (assuming from the same household).
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 07-16-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,068
Posted By MTVhike
I was up the trail to Round Pond, and imagined I...

I was up the trail to Round Pond, and imagined I saw topography which could accommodate a "road". I think I remember reading about it, did you post a description of that area? Thanks, I'm curious!
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-13-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By MTVhike
On 7/11, we decided to look at Cheney Pond for a...

On 7/11, we decided to look at Cheney Pond for a future day paddle. It's a tributary of the Boreas River, and the "road" to it is just west of the bridge over that river. There are many designated...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-10-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,276
Posted By MTVhike
Is that plan still in effect?

Is that plan still in effect?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-07-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,276
Posted By MTVhike
Could that be part of the snowmobile trail being...

Could that be part of the snowmobile trail being built in that area?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-05-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,881
Posted By MTVhike
When I was in Glacier NP last summer, it was...

When I was in Glacier NP last summer, it was recommended for back country hikers to carry bear spray, and it was sold at the various NPS stores. Although many people did, partly because I'm cheap and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-30-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By MTVhike
A friend of mine who doesn't drive (so does this...

A friend of mine who doesn't drive (so does this sort of thing regularly) was staying at the Loj and took a cab to my house in Elizabethtown. The bill was $100! (She usually takes the same cab to KV...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-29-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,970
Posted By MTVhike
Check out the Champlain Area Trails System...

Check out the Champlain Area Trails System (CATS). They have a lot of trails around Schroon Lake.

www.champlainareatrails.com
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-25-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By MTVhike
What map do you have? (I hope not Google!). The...

What map do you have? (I hope not Google!). The correct map shows a private road starting at the parking lot off 73, which is across the street from the Roaring Brook trailhead PA. That road does a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-24-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,660
Posted By MTVhike
Were their bathrooms open? I think that's the...

Were their bathrooms open? I think that's the problem with campgrounds.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-24-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,660
Posted By MTVhike
Just because people do doesn't mean that it's...

Just because people do doesn't mean that it's allowed. It's up to the store manager to enforce the "no mask no entry" policy.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-24-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By MTVhike
Well, at least they put in a sizeable outhouse at...

Well, at least they put in a sizeable outhouse at the public parking lot.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-23-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By MTVhike
I believe the only reserveable campsite is for...

I believe the only reserveable campsite is for the handicapped accessible lean-to at the old lodge site.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-18-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,660
Posted By MTVhike
What about campgrounds not mentioned by name -...

What about campgrounds not mentioned by name - such as Sharp Bridge?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-03-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By MTVhike
Just east of 9 and the Northway, and a little...

Just east of 9 and the Northway, and a little north of you is the Pharaoh Lake Wilderness, with lots of trails. Check out this map by CATS (the Champlain Area Trail System).

Sorry, I forgot to put...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-31-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,026
Posted By MTVhike
When I was living on Long Island, that was a 5-6...

When I was living on Long Island, that was a 5-6 hour drive to Elizabethtown, and 45 minutes more to the Loj.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-30-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,026
Posted By MTVhike
As a fairly new resident of Elizabethtown (I...

As a fairly new resident of Elizabethtown (I built my vacation home in 2014 and made it my mostly full time retirement home in 2019), I am impressed by the diligence of other people around here...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 05-30-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By MTVhike
I think my issue might be that some (maybe all)...

I think my issue might be that some (maybe all) of the files I'm have problems with are from my Garmin GPSMAP device, from the early 2000's and each file includes multiple tracks from different...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 05-29-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By MTVhike
Thanks for the suggestion, Wldrns. I downloaded...

Thanks for the suggestion, Wldrns. I downloaded it and tried it, but have two problems: I don't think it does what I want (simply display the track on a built-in map), and it didn't seem to work. It...
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