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Forum: Trip Reports 11-06-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,122
Posted By ScottB
DSettahr, can you give me more information on...

DSettahr, can you give me more information on where this campsite is on the the side trail towards Pinnacle? Is it in the newly acquired Casey Brook area? Near Panorama Bluff? I'm looking to hike...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-22-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,899
Posted By ScottB
Dix/Elk Lake Parking

Does anyone know where one can park at the Dix/Elk Lake trailhead when the lot is full?
Forum: Trip Reports 12-21-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,274
Posted By ScottB
I'm planning to hike The Seward Range this...

I'm planning to hike The Seward Range this Christmas on Wednesday and Thursday.

Did I hear correctly? Is the road still open?

Apparently temperatures are unseasonably warm and are expected...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-16-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,732
Posted By ScottB
Sweating in Winter

With 42 of 46 peaks completed, I one would think I have this locked down already. But I keep finding that regardless of what I do, my base layers and 2nd layers are wet from sweat at the end of my...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-15-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,966
Posted By ScottB
Post weekend update

Back from an awesome weekend.... Succeeded to summit both Blake and Colvin. We put our snowshoes on from the start and didn't take them off until the end. Started my hike to Colvin at 5:30 am...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-12-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,966
Posted By ScottB
Thanks for the incredibly helpful advice. ...

Thanks for the incredibly helpful advice. Definitely prepares me better for what to expect this weekend. I have 40/46.... Made it up to Colvin, but turned back in winter as a storm came in. From...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-11-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,966
Posted By ScottB
Help with Trail Conditions this Weekend 12/12-12/14

Does anyone know what the trail conditions I can expect this weekend?

Going to climb Blake on Saturday and Rocky Peak Ridge Sunday. Was wondering if the snow is deep enough for snowshoes. ...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-03-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,726
Posted By ScottB
Corey’s Road Seward

Does anyone know where I can find out if (or when) the road is closed for the winter season? I am planning to climb the Seward range in the coming weeks and would like to plan around it.

Thanks!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-16-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,957
Posted By ScottB
Forgot to mention an important benefit of the Ice...

Forgot to mention an important benefit of the Ice Axe- self arrest.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-16-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,957
Posted By ScottB
I hear you... There's so much variety of terrain...

I hear you... There's so much variety of terrain in the Dacks that it's hard to select the gear that's best for the conditions that can exist.

To be 100% prepared for anything, one would have to...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-16-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,698
Posted By ScottB
Thanks for the advice everyone. We hiked the Dix...

Thanks for the advice everyone. We hiked the Dix range this weekend (minus Dix). What an excellent day hike. Was much easier than expected as the the ability to turn one's head at any point and...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-16-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,599
Posted By ScottB
Ok, call me a wimp... But these water crossings,...

Ok, call me a wimp... But these water crossings, especially the floating bridges do not look like fun, one slip and I'm swimming with the fishies. All this talk about knee deep wading, water shoes,...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-12-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,698
Posted By ScottB
I will be heading to the dix range this weekend...

I will be heading to the dix range this weekend to hike Macomb, South Dix, East Dix and Hough as a day hike. My hiking partner read in the Adirondack "High Peaks Trail" guide that the Lillian Brook...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-01-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,147
Posted By ScottB
Followup: We had a wonderful hike- absolutely...

Followup: We had a wonderful hike- absolutely beautiful clear sunny day on Saturday. We followed the road to Lower Ausable in microspikes, then put on the snowshoes for our ascent up the Weld trail....
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-28-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,147
Posted By ScottB
Considered your words and I am going to take your...

Considered your words and I am going to take your advice. As you say; yes, it would be nice to have that energy saved when reaching the col to climb the summits instead of expending it breaking...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-28-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,147
Posted By ScottB
Thanks for the quick reply. Yes, that's exactly...

Thanks for the quick reply. Yes, that's exactly the trail I'm referring to,... the one that passes over Sawteeth first. It looks so tempting with what I hope will be nice views to the lake. The...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-28-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,147
Posted By ScottB
SnowShoe Question

Planning to hike the road to Lower Ausable lake this weekend, then take scenic trail up to Pyramid Peak and descend along Cascade Brook. Can anyone tell me the trail conditions and if it will be...
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