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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-09-2022, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,835
Posted By wjgood3
FYI, an update to my thread here. I hiked the...

FYI, an update to my thread here. I hiked the trail from Peters Corners to the Holmes Ponds today. The 1990s Southern ADK Guide says the trail to the little Holmes Pond is "easy to follow." It may...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-20-2022, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,835
Posted By wjgood3
Thanks everyone for the responses! I should have...

Thanks everyone for the responses! I should have clarified, I'm just doing a day trip, but this information will be handy. It looks as if it'll be at least moderately muddy ... we'll see in a...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-17-2022, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,835
Posted By wjgood3
Southern Adirondacks, Irving Pond area

A couple of springs ago I hiked to Irving Pond and Bellows Lake using the Irving Pond/Peters Corners trail, starting from the western trailhead on Benson-Bleeker Rd. It was a nice hike, although...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 03-10-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,758
Posted By wjgood3
Eastern Forests (Kricher, Morrison)

Good suggestions from the folks who have answered already. Another good book is the Peterson Guide to Eastern Forests by John Kricher and Gordon Morrison. This is the next step after becoming...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 06-29-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,466
Posted By wjgood3
Wildflowers in the Streptopus genus

I was hiking on the Van Hoevenburg trail up to Algonquin this week (late June) and I took several photos, of a few different specimens, of what I thought was rose twisted-stalk. One of my favorite...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 12-22-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,508
Posted By wjgood3
Thank you everyone for the replies! I never...

Thank you everyone for the replies! I never thought of aspirin -- that might be worth checking out as well. Thanks!
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 12-21-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,508
Posted By wjgood3
Keeping toes warm when winter hiking

Hi everyone. I'm looking for some opinions and advice on winter hiking and gear, specifically on keeping your toes warm. I developed a circulation problem with my toes a couple of years ago which...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 12-13-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,542
Posted By wjgood3
The sole is still in very good shape. Strangely,...

The sole is still in very good shape. Strangely, it's only the inside part of the heel which has worn out on this boot.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 12-12-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,542
Posted By wjgood3
Edited a typo.

Edited a typo.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 12-12-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,542
Posted By wjgood3
Boot question, wearing on inside of heel

Hi everyone, I've got an older pair of three-season Vasque hiking boots, Goretex and waterproof exterior and all that. On the inside of the heel of one of the pair, the webbing-like material has worn...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-29-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,206
Posted By wjgood3
Good article. I've hiked in both areas, the...

Good article. I've hiked in both areas, the Adirondacks and the Whites, and I have this observation: trailhead parking for four thousand footers is more plentiful in the Whites. Of course, that's...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-16-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,660
Posted By wjgood3
Blue Mountain trail conditions

Hi everyone, I am curious if anyone has climbed Blue Mountain lately and can report on trail conditions or if any winter equipment is necessary around now. Thanks!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-11-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,398
Posted By wjgood3
Thanks everyone for the replies and the other...

Thanks everyone for the replies and the other links to check out.

JG
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-10-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,398
Posted By wjgood3
Adirondacks trail conditions

Hi everyone, I haven't used a web site to look up trail conditions in a couple of years (due to a variety of reasons I haven't done any strenuous winter hiking for a couple of winters). I checked...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-21-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 62,931
Posted By wjgood3
Can't resist adding to this thread ... I've only...

Can't resist adding to this thread ... I've only done three high peaks since moving to New York state nine years ago. I did the New Hampshire 4000 Footers while I lived in New England and a few of...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-11-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,700
Posted By wjgood3
Thanks for the timely suggestions, everyone! ...

Thanks for the timely suggestions, everyone! When I saw names like Hadley and Buck written, I slapped my forehead and said, "Of course!" Thanks again!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-10-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,700
Posted By wjgood3
Recommended nighttime hikes in the ADKs

Hi everyone and thanks for reading. I was curious as to suggestions for nighttime summer hikes within an easy drive from the New York capital region -- say, the southern Adirondacks or Lake George...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-17-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,828
Posted By wjgood3
suggestions for quiet water canoeing/kayaking

Hi everyone! As a result of a foot injury (with a recovery which may take a couple of months at least), I'm forced off hiking and cycling for the near future and have decided to turn more toward...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-04-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,986
Posted By wjgood3
I hiked in the Pharaoh Mountain/Lake area last...

I hiked in the Pharaoh Mountain/Lake area last week, midweek; I took the Pharaoh Mountain trail in to the lake, then went past Glidden Marsh on the way out, and encountered no snow. Bugs were very...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-09-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 96,842
Posted By wjgood3
I'm still a newcomer to New York state (just a...

I'm still a newcomer to New York state (just a few years) and have only climbed three or four of the high peaks so far. At this point, I do not intend to climb them all. I'm a little older, have...
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