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Forum: Trip Reports 01-07-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,668
Posted By Hairbag
Great pictures. Wish I was there. Did you use a...

Great pictures. Wish I was there. Did you use a marked trail?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-28-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,033
Posted By Hairbag
I live in the western finger lakes. Started...

I live in the western finger lakes. Started seeing ticks last year on cat and dog. Never saw them before over 28 years. Already finding them on cat this year. I haven't found any on me and I...
Forum: Trip Reports 03-25-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,121
Posted By Hairbag
My hero

I am in awe at this feat. I never post on any site but after hearing/reading about this I have to say WOW. Good to see other older seasoned hikers still out there and getting it done.

Neil has...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-22-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,838
Posted By Hairbag
I read Neil's post and I feel so small. I'm...

I read Neil's post and I feel so small. I'm still trying to get to Haystacks on a trail.
Nice hike, very inspiring for us older hikers.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-28-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,443
Posted By Hairbag
Skiing down Saddleback - how do they do it?

Three of us climbed Saddleback from the garden on March 12th. We saw no one the entire trip. All the way up the trail we saw ski tracks. Wide tracks which I assume are telemark skis. We saw them...
Forum: Trip Reports 03-28-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,848
Posted By Hairbag
what do you mean by tormented?

what do you mean by tormented?
Forum: Trip Reports 02-25-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,983
Posted By Hairbag
I agree that the area is great for xc skiing but...

I agree that the area is great for xc skiing but I would say the snow amount this year is way below normal and usually one should expect to have to break trail in deep snow. I went last weekend...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 01-11-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,148
Posted By Hairbag
Rocky

here is my third cat Rocky - a maine coon who showed up at our door. he is a cool cat. when I walk the dog he comes too.
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 02-28-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 29,162
Posted By Hairbag
My older brother had a thick beard and one of his...

My older brother had a thick beard and one of his lady bartenders thought it looked like a bag of hair. She called him Hairbag and me Hairbag jr. I dropped the jr for ease of use. My son uses...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 02-28-2009, 11:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,616
Posted By Hairbag
I agree with him almost all the time and...

I agree with him almost all the time and appreciate the time he takes trying to educate us all in the things in life that are important and how far off the path many of us have gone
Forum: Trip Reports 02-28-2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,298
Posted By Hairbag
Congrats on finally making it. I've read before...

Congrats on finally making it. I've read before you live in Buffalo so you have to drive a long way just to begin. Very inspiring. I live near Rochester and my hiking partners collectively aren't...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-16-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,846
Posted By Hairbag
I would have written exactly what Algonquin Bob...

I would have written exactly what Algonquin Bob wrote as far as clothing except I don't need the hand warmers since I never had frostbite on my hands. I did get my feet really cold once as a...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-16-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,267
Posted By Hairbag
I agree that most of the non high peaks of ADK...

I agree that most of the non high peaks of ADK are more special. But I'm glad most people think they have to climb and bag peaks to make it worth it. This keeps the majority of them in a few square...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-09-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,815
Posted By Hairbag
interesting hikes you take. i am usually jealous...

interesting hikes you take. i am usually jealous that you throw away all the usual boundaries defining hiking in the adks and do it your way. any relationship I have similar to your trips means I...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-22-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,417
Posted By Hairbag
I stayed at the uphill leanto Thursday and Friday...

I stayed at the uphill leanto Thursday and Friday night. We decided to leave a day early due to the cold (my two partners did not have warm enough sleeping bags and forecast for even lower temps...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-24-2008, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,530
Posted By Hairbag
I was there 2 weekends ago. Middle Settlement's...

I was there 2 weekends ago. Middle Settlement's soft maples had all turned a dark red. Very unusual and very nice. Loons were still teaching their young to fish. Everything else and elsewhere...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-23-2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,863
Posted By Hairbag
One way we try to better estimate the effort...

One way we try to better estimate the effort before a hike is to add 1 mile for every 1000 feet of elevation change to the total length. This has worked well for us for many years as we know when...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-23-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,426
Posted By Hairbag
Haystacks from Flowed Lands

I'm planning a trip in October and plan to stay at or beyond Flowed Lands (towards panther gorge)and hike to Haystacks as a dayhike. We plan to tackle other peaks too. Of the trip reports I have...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-17-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,214
Posted By Hairbag
ADK lodge to Tahawus, over Algonquin, depending...

ADK lodge to Tahawus, over Algonquin, depending on why this was my last hike. Would also stop at Wright and Iroquois if the weather was clear.
Forum: Trip Reports 07-11-2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,212
Posted By Hairbag
Yeah we're splitting hairs on the distance and...

Yeah we're splitting hairs on the distance and time to trailhead I think one of the reasons starting at Tahawus is being lobbied for is that the assumption is we will see less people (if anyone)....
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