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 81
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Makwa
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-27-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,300
Posted By Makwa
I've found that I'm about 20-25% slower in winter...

I've found that I'm about 20-25% slower in winter than I am in other seasons. That's comparing like trails to like trails using my GPS tracks. You're results may vary but for me it is a combo of a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-26-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,351
Posted By Makwa
I use liter Nalgenes in wool socks with hand...

I use liter Nalgenes in wool socks with hand warmers between the bottles and socks. Placed inside my pack. Never had any frozen water. Also use electrolyte mix or Gatorade since I heard about it...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-05-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,954
Posted By Makwa
I have been to the Indian Lake area dozens of...

I have been to the Indian Lake area dozens of times over the years. I'd guess a good portion of the folks on the forum have as well. That's why I was curious if anybody perhaps recognized any of...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-04-2021, 11:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,954
Posted By Makwa
Interesting piece of trivia... Dr. Cameron died...

Interesting piece of trivia... Dr. Cameron died of a heart attack in 1967 while hiking Street Mountain.
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-04-2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,954
Posted By Makwa
The buddy I mentioned above in post #6 just...

The buddy I mentioned above in post #6 just happens to have a son attending McGill. I alerted him of the MKUltra link to the university and he sent me this back... ...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 10-26-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,505
Posted By Makwa
The display in Newcomb from Jan 2017. Third pic...

The display in Newcomb from Jan 2017. Third pic is Marcy lined up with the display (labeled "P").

Link to Google album if you want to see larger pics or zoom in. I could not find the braille...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 10-26-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,505
Posted By Makwa
Map (pic from May 2015) in Goodnow FT cab. ...

Map (pic from May 2015) in Goodnow FT cab.
...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-12-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,557
Posted By Makwa
Here's a report on Couchie over on the sister...

Here's a report on Couchie over on the sister forum. Info re: bog is a few weeks old at this point but worth a look I suppose......
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 08-10-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,019
Posted By Makwa
Excellent. And thanks for all you do for...

Excellent.

And thanks for all you do for the forum Craig.
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 08-10-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,019
Posted By Makwa
ADKHighPeaks Forum down 8/10/20

Highjacked? Ransomed?

Message that pops up...
...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 07-12-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,954
Posted By Makwa
Rather than start a new thread on the topic I...

Rather than start a new thread on the topic I figured I'd post here.

A buddy of mine, who shares a love of conspiracy theories, UFOs, and Sasquatch with me, sent me a link today about the Indian...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 06-16-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,714
Posted By Makwa
Ahhhh... good info. Thanks.

Ahhhh... good info. Thanks.
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 06-16-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,714
Posted By Makwa
Thanks all. Interesting stuff. So I was the...

Thanks all. Interesting stuff. So I was the intruder that the hawk was protecting its territory from? Given I was the only thing bigger than the hawk moving around I guess that makes sense.

I...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 06-16-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,714
Posted By Makwa
Red-Tailed Hawk screeching repeatedly?

Not a sighting in the Adirondacks but it is a species one would find there.

I was out walking in Albany Rural Cemetery the last two days. There's nearly 500 acres of green space and forest on...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-09-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,439
Posted By Makwa
article from 2014 on the history......

article from 2014 on the history... https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2014/11/peter-bauer-crane-pond-road-is-a-mess.html
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-09-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,439
Posted By Makwa
The outer lot at the end of Crane Pond Road makes...

The outer lot at the end of Crane Pond Road makes the round-trip 10 miles. Plenty of parking.

Even if you had a vehicle that could make the drive to the interior lot I would still recommend...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-04-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,100
Posted By Makwa
Just some clarification on @TCD's list based on...

Just some clarification on @TCD's list based on my experience...

* Cat and Thomas are relatively easy individually from the nearest trailhead to each and depending on the trail you take. There...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-03-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,913
Posted By Makwa
I don't know if there's been a reroute but I do...

I don't know if there's been a reroute but I do recall that trail was an absolute disaster. Side trails all over the place and people walking any which way they pleased up the mountain. It's...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-14-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,301
Posted By Makwa
You may want to check out the Adirondack Quest....

You may want to check out the Adirondack Quest. Your camping/backpacking activities would certainly qualify toward that challenge. And the maps/lists may be of use to you.

Details here......
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-13-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,004
Posted By Makwa
In Volume I of Donaldson about a dozen pages are...

In Volume I of Donaldson about a dozen pages are devoted to David Henderson. The only reference made to a mountain named after Henderson is, "The 'duck hole' where he was shot has ever since been...
Showing results 1 to 20 of 81

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:16 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.