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Forum: Environmental Issues 06-30-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,858
Posted By peskypup
The first confirmed EAB infestation inside the...

The first confirmed EAB infestation inside the blue line was found just down the road from me last summer, in the town of Chester. A state DOT worker noticed the damaged trees at the Warren County...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-15-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,919
Posted By peskypup
After 20+ years of having dogs and hiking with...

After 20+ years of having dogs and hiking with them, the words "It's OK, s/he's friendly" induce instant rage in me. I even had someone tell me my leashed dog and I didn't belong on a trail because...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-20-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,809
Posted By peskypup
There's a 5+/- mile stretch of the Schroon from...

There's a 5+/- mile stretch of the Schroon from the Horicon Boat Launch at the south end of Schroon Lake to a take out right above the Starbuckville dam. No rapids, leisurely paddle. Wide and deep...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-22-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,953
Posted By peskypup
The reservation is for the 1 of the 4 parking...

The reservation is for the 1 of the 4 parking spaces that allow you to drive all the way into the ponds. It's a day use parking permit, not a camping reservation. It just uses the same reservation...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-18-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,191
Posted By peskypup
Not open yet.

Not open yet.
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 05-13-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,785
Posted By peskypup
The lakegeorge.com link provided above...

The lakegeorge.com link provided above (https://www.lakegeorge.com/lodging/camping-campgrounds/lake-george-islands/) really is the best resource out there. But if you're looking for this summer,...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-09-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,885
Posted By peskypup
The trails on the opposite side of the road, and...

The trails on the opposite side of the road, and some on the Frontier Town side are still there. Here's the old map (such as it is), I'm not sure if they've put out a new one yet or not:
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-07-2020, 12:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,150
Posted By peskypup
There's a guy that sells it on Rt 9 in North...

There's a guy that sells it on Rt 9 in North Hudson, north of 74, just south of the Blue Ridge Motel. I've seen him advertise on a local FB group, but don't know details regarding price or quality.
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-07-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,307
Posted By peskypup
Fascinating info! Thanks for sharing! Also,...

Fascinating info! Thanks for sharing!

Also, if you're on Facebook, you might want to look up the group "History and Legends of the Adirondacks". A lot of the people there would be very interested...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-16-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,272
Posted By peskypup
It's a snowmobile trail in the winter. There's...

It's a snowmobile trail in the winter. There's not enough snow for the trails to be open yet, but I'm pretty sure the gate was closed when we drove by last weekend. Access via Grassville Rd is...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 12-14-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,879
Posted By peskypup
You can drive to the Black Mountain/Pike Brook Rd...

You can drive to the Black Mountain/Pike Brook Rd Trailhead and it is generally plowed in the winter (though may not be immediately after a snowstorm).
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-20-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,003
Posted By peskypup
Our camp is on the back side of Brant Lake, not...

Our camp is on the back side of Brant Lake, not too far from the Pharaoh Lake Wilderness at around 1100 feet elevation. We're there most weekends, and not a weekend goes by that we don't see deer...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-11-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,585
Posted By peskypup
I believe it's open, but with one-way traffic...

I believe it's open, but with one-way traffic (controlled by temporary signal) in at least one spot.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-05-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,585
Posted By peskypup
The list of closed roads is pretty extensive....

The list of closed roads is pretty extensive. Just a sampling:



Full list here: https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/7865.html
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-02-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,585
Posted By peskypup
Just a heads up to folks thinking of heading that...

Just a heads up to folks thinking of heading that way in the near term: There's no access to Crane Pond Road at the moment, Alder Meadow Rd is flooded, Adirondack Rd is washed out. I've also heard...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-19-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,779
Posted By peskypup
Rogers Rock on the northern end of Lake George is...

Rogers Rock on the northern end of Lake George is not gated. We walk our dogs in there out of season and have seen people camping as late as New Year.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-19-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,782
Posted By peskypup
Congratulations on your engagement! As...

Congratulations on your engagement!

As others have mentioned, there's Jimbos / Brant Lake Camp on Brant Lake: https://www.jimbosclub.com/destination-weddings

The Barn at Lord Howe Valley in...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-28-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,233
Posted By peskypup
I thought it looked pretty nice. The pavilions...

I thought it looked pretty nice. The pavilions and playgrounds are a nice touch for those with families. The thing that annoyed me most was the trail that runs behind almost every campsite. Not that...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-30-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,618
Posted By peskypup
Any of the hikes that make up the Tupper Triad...

Any of the hikes that make up the Tupper Triad would be a good option.

https://www.tupperlake.com/recreation/tupper-lake-triad
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-29-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,159
Posted By peskypup
Lake George Land Conservancy:...

Lake George Land Conservancy: http://www.lglc.org/volunteer/
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