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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-02-2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,347
Posted By jhl99
Vans Rule!

I'm late to this thread, but I will add my $.02

If you have a car, changing your vehicle to a full size van is a game changer--how you pack, how you travel, how you car camp. I went from a Honda...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 02-01-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,565
Posted By jhl99
Not treated for either water repellency or flame....

Not treated for either water repellency or flame. I am very selective of when I use that rig... Yes, 1" nominal EMT conduit.

Here is a source for the frame fittings: ...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-15-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,565
Posted By jhl99
There used a to be forum www.wintertrekking.com...

There used a to be forum www.wintertrekking.com that was a favorite of Canadian bush campers. On that forum, I learned that the reason for using a canvas tent is because the ability of canvas to...
Forum: Other Places 08-31-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 903
Posted By jhl99
I've camped at -78.3472329622W 41.4074576519N ...

I've camped at -78.3472329622W 41.4074576519N NAD27 (41.4075428611,-78.3471069332 WGS84) See Waypoints S7, C9) 10 years ago. There is spring near a good size rock in this area, as I recall...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 09-26-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,220
Posted By jhl99
Hut to Hut in ADK?

Was recently in the ADK and came across the article below.

Sound encouraging.

http://i111.photobucket.com/albums/n160/jhl99/2015/ADK_TrailSystem.jpg
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 08-01-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 25,668
Posted By jhl99
Here is an preliminary, unofficial, non-final,...

Here is an preliminary, unofficial, non-final, non-sanctioned Google Map of the proposed routes: (One version loops farther NW than the other).
...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 01-07-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 41,134
Posted By jhl99
On topic comment!

I agree 100%.

Let all of us out-of-staters tell the DEC where to build the new trails (I live in PA) and let the native NYers debate wilderness and bike access! :)

What happened to ADK123? ...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 01-05-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 41,134
Posted By jhl99
The cordial discussion about 'wilderness' and...

The cordial discussion about 'wilderness' and mountain biking is somewhat off topic, recall the topic of this thread is to comment on IMBA's trail design proposal.

One of my points by posting the...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 01-02-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 41,134
Posted By jhl99
Probably needed, it was grudgingly included in...

Probably needed, it was grudgingly included in post #6 :)





Same here. What I dislike that IMBA built stacked loops that I have ridden, ride the same way. Actually, this is to be expected,...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 12-28-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 41,134
Posted By jhl99
Rambling reply

Here is clarification to my statement: "I don't have any data, but my gut tells me that a 30 mile stacked loop system built by IMBA is probably a weekend trip for a typical mountain biker who is...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 12-27-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 41,134
Posted By jhl99
All politics are local

First off, I live and Pennsylvania and occasionally visit the Adirondacks to mountain bike. Not just to day ride, but to do multi day rides riding trails, snowmobile trails, roads, etc. I've...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 10-04-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,858
Posted By jhl99
Trip Report Link

Thanks for the suggested areas. Perkins clearing was an area I wasn't aware of... I checked the map and it didn't fit into my plans... maybe next time.

Before traveling, I caught wind of the...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 08-23-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,858
Posted By jhl99
Dirt/road/trail touring

First, I'm glad there is now a biking forum here.
Second, here is a link to a report about touring in the ADKs:

http://www.bikepacking.net/tripreports/usa-ny-adirondaks/

Third, I'm consider a...
Forum: Other Places 07-16-2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,080
Posted By jhl99
Not sure what your definition of 'worthwhile'...

Not sure what your definition of 'worthwhile' is.... but here are some things in the area:

State College: , Home of Penn State, beautiful college campus and college town which is nice in the...
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