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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By MTVhike
I have an Suspenz EZ Airless cart, which I got...

I have an Suspenz EZ Airless cart, which I got for my 85 lb Royalex canoe; used it once to get to Boreas Ponds dam from the 4 Corners PA. I don't have that canoe anymore, "traded" it for a pair of...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 07-31-2022, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By MTVhike
I've camped at Rollins Pond, which is next door...

I've camped at Rollins Pond, which is next door to Fish Creek, and the cell service is very sketchy there. I use Verizon and Spectrum also uses Verizon. Lincoln Pond might be good, since it's right...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-07-2022, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,165
Posted By MTVhike
Our granddaughter is attending a summer camp on...

Our granddaughter is attending a summer camp on the shores of Beaver Lake in early July, and we were thinking about paddling from the put-in where Moshier Creek enters Beaver Lake and greeting her...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 06-01-2022, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,658
Posted By MTVhike
Does Casa del Sol still exist? I haven't been...

Does Casa del Sol still exist? I haven't been past it since May 29, but it seemed abandoned.
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 05-30-2022, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,399
Posted By MTVhike
What about Boreas Ponds? 3+ mile bike to the dam,...

What about Boreas Ponds? 3+ mile bike to the dam, than as much flatwater paddling as you want.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-30-2022, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,220
Posted By MTVhike
No apparent reduction of deer population on my...

No apparent reduction of deer population on my property in Elizabethtown, nor where I used to live in Suffolk Co. (LI).
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-30-2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,704
Posted By MTVhike
Some of these old trails/roads are "approximated"...

Some of these old trails/roads are "approximated" on the Mt. Marcy USGS quad, both the 1980 and 1999 editions. Not earlier ones.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-27-2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,704
Posted By MTVhike
There are a couple of problems with your posted...

There are a couple of problems with your posted map. 1. The trail to Boreas Mountain goes through Elk Lake Lodge property and is not open to the public (unless you are staying at the Lodge). 2. Part...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-24-2022, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,704
Posted By MTVhike
A couple of years ago I discovered the 2018 book...

A couple of years ago I discovered the 2018 book "Boreas Ponds - Roads, trails, and beyond" by Alex Kent. In 175 pages Kent describes everything in great detail, including very detailed maps at a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-24-2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,829
Posted By MTVhike
On Saturday, 5/21, I hiked partway up the North...

On Saturday, 5/21, I hiked partway up the North Trail to Giant. Insects weren't too bad, but I wore long sleeves and pants. The heat bothered me more. Then came the rain...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-23-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,704
Posted By MTVhike
What/where is Little Nippletop? Regarding the Elk...

What/where is Little Nippletop? Regarding the Elk Lake area, you could follow the Elk Lake March trail until you get onto State land, near where the new leanto is located. Otherwise, you would be...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-23-2022, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,591
Posted By MTVhike
One thing I like about GAIA on my iPhone as a GPS...

One thing I like about GAIA on my iPhone as a GPS navigation tool is that the maps are pretty much up to date, thanks to OpenStreetMap!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-18-2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,591
Posted By MTVhike
I just looked at the most recent USGS Kempshall...

I just looked at the most recent USGS Kempshall Mountain quad, 1999, and the fire tower is still shown. When was it removed?
And, according to the kempshallmtnclub.com link (above), the entirety of...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-18-2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,605
Posted By MTVhike
Thanks for the suggestions, above; I haven't...

Thanks for the suggestions, above; I haven't followed up on them yet but have been reading the "Adirondack Canoe Waters: North Flow" and, especially along the St. Regis River, there are many mentions...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-18-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,802
Posted By MTVhike
As a relatively recent escapee from southern NY,...

As a relatively recent escapee from southern NY, I was surprised to find that RE taxes in Elizabethtown are about the same as on Long Island, for a home with the same(ish) market value!
Someone else...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-17-2022, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,390
Posted By MTVhike
I was at the Harrietstown Boat Launch a couple of...

I was at the Harrietstown Boat Launch a couple of days ago, and found it a little confusing, because it is adjacent to a private club.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-17-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By MTVhike
Do you mean Moshier Ponds?

Do you mean Moshier Ponds?
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 04-13-2022, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,797
Posted By MTVhike
DS - thanks to your description, we went out to...

DS - thanks to your description, we went out to try the North end of the old NPT yesterday. The beginning was a little muddy and icy, but for the most part the trail was in excellent condition, until...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 03-22-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,131
Posted By MTVhike
Why does this forum look so different from the...

Why does this forum look so different from the High Peaks forum? I actually like this one better (format, not content).
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-14-2022, 03:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,278
Posted By MTVhike
I've paddled the Rollins/Floodwood ponds loop...

I've paddled the Rollins/Floodwood ponds loop several times and have always paddled through that connection (each way). There is currently a foot bridge over the Floodwood/Little Square connection...
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