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Forum: Other Places 09-08-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,629
Posted By montcalm
Yeah, they are DEC signage. It's common here at...

Yeah, they are DEC signage. It's common here at trailheads but less commonly do we have the smaller trail distance signage like in the ADKs.

I've tried to remove my product placement brainwashing...
Forum: Other Places 09-08-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,629
Posted By montcalm
Not so much the markers, just the signs. ...

Not so much the markers, just the signs.

These are the type I like:

https://c8.alamy.com/comp/CW04RH/trail-signs-in-the-adirondack-mountains-of-new-york-state-CW04RH.jpg
...
Forum: Other Places 09-08-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,629
Posted By montcalm
I don't know what it is, but I really dislike the...

I don't know what it is, but I really dislike the signage they use. For some reason I love the signage that is used in the Adirondacks, and everything else seems sub-par to me, aesthetically. But...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-29-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,207
Posted By montcalm
This is true, but with the popularity of the...

This is true, but with the popularity of the CL50, I would expect to see some people where you encounter that trail.

I typically like to visit at the end of September, but anytime mid-September to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-27-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,207
Posted By montcalm
I think this thread has run its course, but just...

I think this thread has run its course, but just to clarify, I mentioned avoiding the lower Bog River which is part of the Whitney loop simple due to carries and rapids. It's definitely an option if...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-27-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,664
Posted By montcalm
Yup - our other tandem (16') is set up that way. ...

Yup - our other tandem (16') is set up that way. I also have a 15' solo.

I doubt I'd sell any of them, and hopefully my kids take them. But I really bought the 17' as a kids boat, and one I plan...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-26-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By montcalm
It's right around here: 43.85487420573838,...

It's right around here:

43.85487420573838, -74.43475805337633

IIRC right across from the fire station. I recall parking on the fire station side of 28, there was a small lot there with a...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-26-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,207
Posted By montcalm
If shuttling is an issue, you can also start at...

If shuttling is an issue, you can also start at Lows, or Lila and make a loop using Cranberry lake. There's some long carries going this way. I've never done this personally, but there was a trip...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-26-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,207
Posted By montcalm
Probably the only thing that will tick all those...

Probably the only thing that will tick all those boxes is Little Tupper to Oswegatchie traverse.

DSettahr posted a great trip report (https://www.adkforum.com/showthread.php?p=284695#post284695)...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-26-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,664
Posted By montcalm
I bought one of these bad boys...

I bought one of these bad boys (http://photos.bwca.com/h/HANSSOLO-030614-195147.JPG) for my kids' boat when they were born.

It's an old boat, but in great shape. Lightweight kevlar and touring...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-25-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,664
Posted By montcalm
I can't believe that shirt still fit...

I can't believe that shirt still fit :eek::eek::rolling:
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 08-25-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By montcalm
Yeah, I was suspecting it might be Safari. I've...

Yeah, I was suspecting it might be Safari. I've never had good luck with that browser.
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 08-24-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By montcalm
Couple random thoughts: Are you using a...

Couple random thoughts:

Are you using a browser or an app like tapatalk?

Whatever that answer may be, I'd try switching to a browser and using Chrome, if you aren't. If you are, try something...
Forum: Other Places 08-21-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,299
Posted By montcalm
Sure thing, send me a pm if you need more info.

Sure thing, send me a pm if you need more info.
Forum: Other Places 08-21-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,299
Posted By montcalm
In times of surplus, the winter is great time to...

In times of surplus, the winter is great time to buy a bike. I bought my last bike this way at a significant discount, but it was still really expensive.

I'd say a good XC bike that is capable of...
Forum: Other Places 08-21-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,299
Posted By montcalm
I actually didn't even go to town. I only the...

I actually didn't even go to town. I only the rode the trails at McCarty. I didn't like that they were muddy and old-school and frankly not fun or interesting, not what I was expecting given the...
Forum: Other Places 08-21-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,299
Posted By montcalm
I haven't ridden much west of Letchworth. I went...

I haven't ridden much west of Letchworth. I went to Ellicottville once, and I didn't like it that much. For you that's still probably a fair drive, not something you want to do much after work. ...
Forum: Other Places 08-20-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,299
Posted By montcalm
Not that I'm any authority on this, but one fat...

Not that I'm any authority on this, but one fat guy to another, I've found I'm in my absolute best shape spinning. That is cycling, and cycling A LOT.

And by best shape I mean cardiovascular. ...
Forum: Other Places 08-19-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,299
Posted By montcalm
Well yeah, I mean you have to hike off what you...

Well yeah, I mean you have to hike off what you eat. There's a lot to indulge upon in these regions and not as much wild space as the mountains!

The line might be 390... who knows? The point is...
Forum: Other Places 08-19-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,299
Posted By montcalm
So much to catch up on! As far as pies -...

So much to catch up on!

As far as pies - best time to hit Naples is Grape Festival (https://naplesgrapefest.org/) season because a number of other locals make pies, some you may like better than...
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