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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Yesterday, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 656
Posted By Banjoe
The points comparing mountain trails to mountain...

The points comparing mountain trails to mountain trails are all valid, especially the signage, number of routes and names. One thing I've enjoyed about experiences in the Whites is learning more...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-08-2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 656
Posted By Banjoe
On the Great Range last week, a guy new to the...

On the Great Range last week, a guy new to the Adirondacks who was doing a 35-mile loop in the High Peaks complained about the difficulty navigating confusing intersections with inadequate signage. ...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 07-21-2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 125,358
Posted By Banjoe
How about a little more Donna? They are the...

How about a little more Donna? They are the hosts of the Fingerlakes Festival of Music and Dance, happening for the 30th time starting today in Trumansburg, NY.
Going to need some mountain time...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 06-21-2022, 07:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 37,079
Posted By Banjoe
Agreed. I think the closer one behind Stevens is...

Agreed. I think the closer one behind Stevens is Hoffman and the cone shape just to the right of that (also beyond Stevens) could be Santanoni or Seward.

In the closer range, I am at a loss for...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-20-2022, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By Banjoe
There sure are some well-fed caterpillars in many...

There sure are some well-fed caterpillars in many places. Does anyone know how this affects the acorn production? Seems like a tree needing to regrow leaves after the first batch is completely...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 06-20-2022, 07:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 37,079
Posted By Banjoe
I made the trip up with two others on Friday...

I made the trip up with two others on Friday after most of the clouds had burned off and were rewarded with fairly clear skies. This thread started about the time I attended a wedding at Jimbo's on...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 05-09-2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 125,358
Posted By Banjoe
Yesterday was the 45th anniversary of the...

Yesterday was the 45th anniversary of the Greatful Dead's Barton Hall concert. Cornell Chimes marked the occasion by doing a Dead set.

One of my favorite things to do in town is go up for the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-17-2022, 08:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,974
Posted By Banjoe
She'll hike as far as we will. But sleep in a...

She'll hike as far as we will. But sleep in a lean-to? I'm not hauling her pillows, not even the extraforaneous ones in the shed.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-09-2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 26,499
Posted By Banjoe
Some local organizations have teamed up to...

Some local organizations have teamed up to salvage what they can from a bunch of houses slated to be demolished soon. I had the pleasure of dismantling this chestnut window seat. I split a few...
Forum: Environmental Issues 01-03-2022, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,709
Posted By Banjoe
On my walk to work this morning I passed through...

On my walk to work this morning I passed through one of the local institutions of higher learning. Every walkway, driveway, street and parking lot had been extensively salted, and I mean side to...
Forum: Environmental Issues 01-02-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,709
Posted By Banjoe
I knew it was bad just by looking out the window,...

I knew it was bad just by looking out the window, but it turns out NY leads in salt use. Lots of factors involved: more roads, lots of lake-effect snow throughout the state, localities that rely on...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-25-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,552
Posted By Banjoe
Someone recently sent me a link to a good film on...

Someone recently sent me a link to a good film on old growth of New England:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vi12xaJxA5U

I love the NY Big Tree Register (and other states too) for so many...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-25-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,217
Posted By Banjoe
The one to Pine Lake leaves MSL from the...

The one to Pine Lake leaves MSL from the southwest end of the lake. These disks were to the north of the lean-to. The ground was covered with snow so I couldn't see if there was any kind of tread,...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 08-25-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,271
Posted By Banjoe
Happens to me quite often with Firefox. I've...

Happens to me quite often with Firefox. I've gotten where I copy messages so I don't have to retype them after I get kicked off. Happens every time if it's a long message that takes me more than a...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-24-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,217
Posted By Banjoe
I never posted a trip report of this same route...

I never posted a trip report of this same route because I went in March of 2020. While I was there the world shut down and sharing details of the trip didn't seem all that relevant to what we were...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 08-13-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,297
Posted By Banjoe
A recently released book looking at the creation...

A recently released book looking at the creation of the APA (love it or hate it), is titled A Wild Idea by Brad Edmondson. Together with the Adirondack Museum, there will be a documentary on PBS in...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 08-13-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,676
Posted By Banjoe
Zach, I hope any banjos you make that have skin...

Zach,
I hope any banjos you make that have skin heads (not the fascist kind) and gut strings use locally-sourced Adirondack woodchucks.
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-17-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,372
Posted By Banjoe
On a trip to the White Mountains, my wife and I...

On a trip to the White Mountains, my wife and I climbed Madison and Adams without incident. The next day I got up, climbed a tree by our cottage to watch the sunrise over the same mountains, took a...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-07-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,798
Posted By Banjoe
I stayed near the Chubb River off of Averyville...

I stayed near the Chubb River off of Averyville Rd. and found some nice swimming holes north of Averyville (downstream from the dam). I walked the stream quite a ways, almost to Old Military Rd. and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-13-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,390
Posted By Banjoe
Muddy Trails Notice

I'm curious if the muddy trails notice advising people to limit hikes above 2,500' until trails dry out is posted at trailheads. I know people ignore advice, and laws, but there's no shortage of...
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