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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-22-2021, 03:22 PM
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Posted By tenderfoot
A few thoughts: If you hike in AMR's lake...

A few thoughts:

If you hike in AMR's lake road to Gil Brooks camps site you have the option of checking out Indian Head and Fish Hawks Cliff - they offer some iconic viewpoints. The hike in on...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-14-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,081
Posted By tenderfoot
Thank you. Yes, even if current regs are...

Thank you.

Yes, even if current regs are less than clear the intent certainly is. All went well - designated campsite in avalanche camp area, had the reserved ADK Loj Lean-To for the second...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-08-2021, 02:04 PM
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Posted By tenderfoot
DSettahr thank you for the details. Our only two...

DSettahr thank you for the details. Our only two known bear encounters were both in Massasauga in Ontario. As you said we messed up with the rules. Had all food and toiletries in the bear canister...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-08-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,081
Posted By tenderfoot
So I have heard that as well. Something with the...

So I have heard that as well. Something with the consolidation of the area designated as "High Peaks." But the DEC High Peaks information site with an Oct 7 date on it...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-04-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,081
Posted By tenderfoot
Yes, which is an interesting conundrum - avoid...

Yes, which is an interesting conundrum - avoid parking crowds but need large inventory of camping options. The Marcy Dam / Avalanch lake / lake Colden / Flowed Lands corridor has a large number of...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-04-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,049
Posted By tenderfoot
rbi, thank you for sharing. I had to chuckle with...

rbi, thank you for sharing. I had to chuckle with 1mph because that is the number we use for trip planning. And often is the actual speed for uphill work for me. I also cherish my alky stove for its...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-03-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,081
Posted By tenderfoot
Thank you, after posting I was digging into the...

Thank you, after posting I was digging into the DEC update site and spotted one bridge out, Two bridges out would probably make that a non-starter. May try Meadows first, then Loj, then Noonmark...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-02-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,081
Posted By tenderfoot
Avalanche Lake

Daughter wishes to try for Avalanche Lake Columbus Day weekend. Arriving Sunday. We may make other plan because I am intimidated by what I expect will be a crowded forest. But we've actually done...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-01-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 938
Posted By tenderfoot
Also, our last time we were shut out and the...

Also, our last time we were shut out and the shuttle was an option that was GREAT!

https://www.townofkeeneny.com/hiker-shuttle-information/
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-01-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 938
Posted By tenderfoot
One option would be the Klondike Notch trail....

One option would be the Klondike Notch trail. Park at the Meadows (not exactly uncrowded either). It is a longer hike, has more elevation and I have this as a backup plan on paper - never hiked it. ...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-29-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 759
Posted By tenderfoot
Great Trip report. We have been staying away from...

Great Trip report. We have been staying away from the High Peak area due to over use, but this is a nice trail-less-traveled approach.

Thank you
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-04-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,796
Posted By tenderfoot
So this is speculative... Indian Pass Trail...

So this is speculative...

Indian Pass Trail available from either Upper Works or Heart Lake. I have only hiked a mile or so of this trail but found it pleasant enough. You are surrounded by...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-01-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,976
Posted By tenderfoot
4/1 News Updates

Hey, it's the first of April...

Hazard to Navigation Updates
Albany - The State Department of Transportation reminds property owners that it is their responsibility to mark hazards to navigation...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-31-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,370
Posted By tenderfoot
I respectfully disagree. As a driver, father,...

I respectfully disagree. As a driver, father, individual I would not choose to park on the shoulder of a highway. If lot is full I move on. I do not think people are forced to park on the highway...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-23-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,478
Posted By tenderfoot
I was on Northville Lake Placid trail south of...

I was on Northville Lake Placid trail south of Piseco Sat 3/20/21 and can share that there was a good foot of snow still in the woods. And Piseco is I believe lower than the high peaks. My spikes...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 03-23-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,959
Posted By tenderfoot
I will get a trip report up once I get the photos...

I will get a trip report up once I get the photos situated but wanted to cap this thread off with a thank you!

On Sat 3/20 Parked at highway dept in Piseco and went South on NPT to Hamilton Lakes...
Forum: ADKHighpeaks Foundation 03-17-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,405
Posted By tenderfoot
Little known fact: As the jet is flying...

Little known fact:

As the jet is flying overhead if you point your cell phone at it and track it your GPS will work and you can determine your own position. Even without cell tower connection.

...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 02-26-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,959
Posted By tenderfoot
NPT winter friendly trailheads

Considering a small winter out and back on a section of NPT. Not a thru hike, not even a full section hike. A very timid exploration - walk a few hours down the trail to a designated site or 150',...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-17-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,326
Posted By tenderfoot
I started getting my son and daughter out with...

I started getting my son and daughter out with Scouts. Older than yours. Have been weekend backpacking with my daughter since she was 12 and she yearns for it now that she is 18. Great times.

A...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-31-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,396
Posted By tenderfoot
After reading this through a few times I sort of...

After reading this through a few times I sort of have a good feeling for how I enjoy the ADKs now. Have decent equipment to let me enjoy back country or front country four seasons. Can see photos in...
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