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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-25-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By TCD
I put the water bottle in my pack, close to my...

I put the water bottle in my pack, close to my body. For really extreme, you could put in a coozie with a chemical heater, inside your pack.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-21-2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 912
Posted By TCD
1. Don't bother with the skis; it will not save...

1. Don't bother with the skis; it will not save you enough time to be worth the extra equipment and the transition. Just tramp up the road in snowshoes.

2. Do you want to get Couchie? Start...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-19-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,290
Posted By TCD
Nice! Up here in Keene at about 2300' the...

Nice!

Up here in Keene at about 2300' the surface was nice powder; no crust layer but a bit heavier underneath. Maybe 10" of cover; not quite enough to cover the rough spots, but still fun to ski.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-03-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,786
Posted By TCD
The mine hole is now a pond; I don't think it...

The mine hole is now a pond; I don't think it would be worthwhile to try to fill it back in. Plus the tailings contain potentially valuable material. A lot of energy was expended to get that stuff...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-01-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,786
Posted By TCD
Yes, that's right. The issue with the railroad,...

Yes, that's right. The issue with the railroad, whether or not it should remain, "rail" vs. "trail", the cost of operating, and the storage of old oil cars is all separate from the tailings pile. ...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-31-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,786
Posted By TCD
I think the project was to remediate the...

I think the project was to remediate the underground fuel oil spill from earlier decades. I don't think the tailings pile is involved in the remediation.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-30-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,786
Posted By TCD
Gadolin did pretty well; he also has Gadolinium...

Gadolin did pretty well; he also has Gadolinium named after him, even though it was discovered 100 years later by other scientists.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-26-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,815
Posted By TCD
How about Panther?

How about Panther?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-09-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By TCD
We climbed that "little Seymour" from Averyville...

We climbed that "little Seymour" from Averyville Lane some years ago.

We bushwhacked a relatively straight line from Averyville Lane staying on State Land the whole way. We found VERY faint...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-08-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,566
Posted By TCD
Still nothing at the DEC site today. But...

Still nothing at the DEC site today.

But this thread from our sister forum provides some suggestions as to how you might be able to get some useful information:
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-04-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,614
Posted By TCD
When [fill in the blank] start paying more fees,...

When [fill in the blank] start paying more fees, then that much more fee money will just disappear into the Albany morass.

(Fixed it for ya.)
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-25-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,566
Posted By TCD
That DEC link is always a worthwhile read. ...

That DEC link is always a worthwhile read.

But unless I missed it, there's not a word there about the Corey's Road gate.

SO TODAY, BEFORE I GET IN THE CAR: IS IT OPEN, OR CLOSED?

Well...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-25-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,566
Posted By TCD
I agree about rumors. But rumors spread...

I agree about rumors.

But rumors spread fastest when there is an absence of factual information.

I'm not personally interested in using that road in the winter, but I have followed this topic...
Forum: Environmental Issues 11-22-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,486
Posted By TCD
Nothing new here. Same discussion from a couple...

Nothing new here. Same discussion from a couple years ago:

https://www.adkforum.com/showthread.php?t=25809

The article covers the same ground. It's reasonably accurate, except:

>It does...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-16-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,225
Posted By TCD
I've never been in that area. But these sites: ...

I've never been in that area. But these sites:

https://www.cnyhiking.com/Ha-De-Ron-DahWilderness.htm

https://andyarthur.org/map-ha-de-ron-dah-wilderness.html

appear to be the Newspaper...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-03-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,647
Posted By TCD
Don't know. Guess: 3-4". At my house in...

Don't know. Guess: 3-4".

At my house in Keene at 1800', there was 5", now starting to settle. Skiing today at the golf course at 2000' there was about 7".
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-23-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,516
Posted By TCD
I've always been somewhat annoyed by the...

I've always been somewhat annoyed by the "geocache exception" given that the DEC still bans climbing bolts and other tiny invisible features for other activities.

I have thought that the geocache...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-18-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,452
Posted By TCD
Review this thread: ...

Review this thread:

https://www.adkforum.com/showthread.php?t=27627

Might want to ask Boghollow if he had a chance to check out any parts of the Boquet.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,101
Posted By TCD
And I finally actually agree with you on this! ...

And I finally actually agree with you on this!

Everyone will appreciate this one: Coming back from Lake Placid to Keene the other day, we saw someone operating a motorboat on Lower Cascade Lake,...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,101
Posted By TCD
The resource degradation comes in waves. The...

The resource degradation comes in waves. The resource has been degraded before, and largely recovered. Most really long term Adirondack hikers (longer than my 38 years of hiking here) agree that...
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