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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-27-2004, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,945
Posted By MrOysterhead
I think it counts. People ski the road a lot in...

I think it counts. People ski the road a lot in the winter.

peace
Oysterhead
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-27-2004, 10:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,945
Posted By MrOysterhead
Now now, don't knock tennis shoes. I LOVE hiking...

Now now, don't knock tennis shoes. I LOVE hiking in running shoes. It's more comfortable then hiking boots. I only wear boots when I'm backpacking or I know the trail will be muddy. Trails like...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-30-2004, 11:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,558
Posted By MrOysterhead
TR became President in the ADKs. McKinley was...

TR became President in the ADKs. McKinley was shot while TR was at Lake Tear. TR was rushing back to civilization when he died. I believe TR was somewhere near Newcomb when he died.

peace...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 03-07-2004, 10:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,011
Posted By MrOysterhead
"worst" experience in the ADK

Alright - time for my worst experience...which I actually hesitate to call worst because I learned more on this trip then I think I've ever learned.

Preface –
I've been hiking since I could...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-03-2004, 11:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,413
Posted By MrOysterhead
awww Jeff way to get my hopes up that someone...

awww Jeff way to get my hopes up that someone knew something :)

seriously though - has anyone EVER been up there?

peace
Oysterhead
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-02-2004, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,413
Posted By MrOysterhead
Panther Gorge

Has anyone explored the area above the Panther Gorge Lean-to up into Panther Gorge?? Topo Zone Map (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?z=18&n=4884810&e=587361&s=50&size=l&datum=nad83&layer=DRG25)

If...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-02-2004, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,426
Posted By MrOysterhead
Thanks John - we were planning on camping at...

Thanks John - we were planning on camping at Moose Pond near the foot of the slide - two cars is not an option for us (survey of parents was a huge no - i need to go to college) so we'd have to...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-01-2004, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,426
Posted By MrOysterhead
johnny - it sounds like the key to this bushwhack...

johnny - it sounds like the key to this bushwhack is hitting the herd path...if you don't you're sunk. did you stumble upon it by luck or did you know what you were looking for?

peace,
Oysterhead
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-23-2004, 11:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,426
Posted By MrOysterhead
Ermine Brook Slide

Hey everyone! A few questions about the Ermine Brook Slide here (I'm thinking ahead to this summer)...

1) How are the views from the Ermine Brook Slide itself?
2) Is the climb worth the trek?
3)...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-18-2004, 01:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,776
Posted By MrOysterhead
Tom - could you send me the pictures as well? My...

Tom - could you send me the pictures as well? My email is mtboy417@hotmail.com

Thanks!

peace,
Oysterhead
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-16-2004, 11:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,776
Posted By MrOysterhead
Taken from Don Mellor's Climbing in the...

Taken from Don Mellor's Climbing in the Adirondacks :



From page 392 in the section on Remote Climbs in the High Peaks. I've never climbed there so I guess you can draw your own conclusions....
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 02-01-2004, 05:54 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 328,375
Posted By MrOysterhead
I'm Chris, I'm 17 - currently I'm an Emergency...

I'm Chris, I'm 17 - currently I'm an Emergency Medical Services dispatcher in Monroe County (Rochester). Also taking my EMT so I can get out and medic. I'm also a high school student. been hiking...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-01-2004, 01:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,865
Posted By MrOysterhead
camping

As for camping around the Lake Tear of the Clouds area - the biggest thing to remember are the two rules about camping in the High Peaks.

1 - no camping above 4,000'
2 - only camping allowed...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-27-2004, 10:21 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 58,101
Posted By MrOysterhead
Thanks Kevin

Thanks for the welcome and for the info. Hopefully the weather down low in the Siamese Ponds won't be too bad. Most of my high school is going to Myrtle Beach for spring break - my two friends and...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-27-2004, 12:11 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 58,101
Posted By MrOysterhead
17 and counting...

My first post here!

I've currently done 17 of the high peaks. My last was Haystack this past August. Next up will be the sewards on Memorial Day Weekend. I'm heading up to the Siamese Ponds the...
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