Adirondack Forum  
Rules Membership Donations and Online Store Adkhighpeaks Foundation ADKhighpeaks Forums ADKhighpeaks Wiki Disclaimer

Go Back   Adirondack Forum > Search Forums
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 20 of 200
Search took 0.07 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Neil
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-07-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,681
Posted By Neil
https://www.hcn.org/issues/52.3S/special-recreatio...

https://www.hcn.org/issues/52.3S/special-recreation-when-the-love-of-skiing-endangers-wildlife
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-07-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,681
Posted By Neil
One thing I recall reading in an on-line outdoors...

One thing I recall reading in an on-line outdoors magazine is that when people go into the woods for BC skiing they disturb the wildlife. Anyone else aware of that?
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-07-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,681
Posted By Neil
Perhaps the term "harmful" needs to be defined. ...

Perhaps the term "harmful" needs to be defined. One person's harm can be another's help or benefit. (more productive commercial forest, better recreational opportunities)
I would ask, what is the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-01-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 812
Posted By Neil
A tragic loss for one of our beloved members.

On January 23 Deb, wife of Kevin "Mudrat" Mackenzie, passed away unexpectedly.
...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 01-31-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By Neil
Same thing, no?

Same thing, no?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-28-2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,036
Posted By Neil
The combined weight of an empty one-liter lexan...

The combined weight of an empty one-liter lexan nalgene plus cozy pushes 3/4 pound, with the cozy weighing about 1/4 lb. Some people prefer gator-aid bottles and socks to save weight. The combined...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-26-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,036
Posted By Neil
When the temps are low I fill a nalgene with...

When the temps are low I fill a nalgene with boiling water at home and slip it into a cozy, which I then put into a small cooler for the 2 1/2 hr drive to the trailhead. The cozy goes into my pack...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-25-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,806
Posted By Neil
Great post. I, ahem, may have failed to mention...

Great post. I, ahem, may have failed to mention that the final creek bed section ascending to IP from the Loj side is a bit (cough, cough) rough. The good news though is that it only entails...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-25-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,806
Posted By Neil
The pleasure of being out in the woods, far from...

The pleasure of being out in the woods, far from the madding crowd, can be tempered by hours of frustratingly difficult and exhausting uphill swimming in deep and structureless powder snow. Without...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-24-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,806
Posted By Neil
A strong hiker turned back on the Santa Express...

A strong hiker turned back on the Santa Express today due to thigh-deep snow. It had been broken out last weekend. That trail gets pounded by the east-moving snow from across that ridge much more...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-24-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,806
Posted By Neil
Re: the 25 lb. pack. I had assumed the OP was...

Re: the 25 lb. pack. I had assumed the OP was referring to a full day-pack, but a re-reading seems a bit ambiguous. I still think a 25 lb. pack, if he's breaking trail is too heavy up Panther Brook...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-22-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,806
Posted By Neil
I've done the Santanonis many times in winter,...

I've done the Santanonis many times in winter, always as a day trip.
Following the herd paths can be very tricky if they are buried in snow. In fact, even the most experienced hikers/navigators, if...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-27-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,406
Posted By Neil
I should have mentioned that the photo of WF was...

I should have mentioned that the photo of WF was taken from Lost Pond Peak. The camera was pointing close to due south. And indeed Marshall has that long SW bumpy ridge.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-26-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,406
Posted By Neil
Do you mean the big peak in background?

Do you mean the big peak in background?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-20-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,406
Posted By Neil
On a winter whack of Wallface from the McNaughton...

On a winter whack of Wallface from the McNaughton side in 2018 we came across loads of flagging that had us scratching our heads. Then we discovered, much to our stupefaction, that the summit area...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-31-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,901
Posted By Neil
While bushwhacking in hunting season I have...

While bushwhacking in hunting season I have carried an FRS family radio and left it open on channel 5, which is what most people use. I was on my way out of the Sawtooth Range a couple hours before...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-14-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,943
Posted By Neil
https://www.flickr.com/photos/82763775@N00/5048545...

https://www.flickr.com/photos/82763775@N00/50485454961/in/dateposted-public/
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-09-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,943
Posted By Neil
I just noticed that the title should read SHELVES...

I just noticed that the title should read SHELVES not shelfs. Should this thread be shelved?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-07-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,943
Posted By Neil
I hope they never remove the shelves from LT's. ...

I hope they never remove the shelves from LT's. Like, where would I leave my batteries that still have a tiny bit of juice left - just in case someone else needs them? And where would I put those...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-17-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,754
Posted By Neil
Some good points have been made and the original...

Some good points have been made and the original post has been addressed, although I didn't see an answer to the actual question re the amount of the fine.

To prevent the thread from going down...
Showing results 1 to 20 of 200

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:59 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.

DISCLAIMER: Use of these forums, and information found herein, is at your own risk. Use of this site by members and non-members alike is only granted by the adkhighpeak.com administration provided the terms and conditions found in the FULL DISCLAIMER have been read. Continued use of this site implies that you have read, understood and agree to the terms and conditions of this site. Any questions can be directed to the Administrator of this site.