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Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 10-26-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,079
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: 26
Views: 7,079
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: 1,044
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: 1,232
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: 1,232
Posted By Makwa
ADKHighPeaks Forum down 8/10/20

Highjacked? Ransomed?

Message that pops up...
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Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 07-12-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,470
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: 1,711
Posted By Makwa
Ahhhh... good info. Thanks.

Ahhhh... good info. Thanks.
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 06-16-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,711
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: 1,711
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: 2,182
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: 2,182
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: 1,680
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: 1,127
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: 2,860
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: 2,779
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...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-13-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,779
Posted By Makwa
I have it. Will give a look later today.

I have it. Will give a look later today.
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-13-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,779
Posted By Makwa
Oh boy... this one is a bit strange. It comes...

Oh boy... this one is a bit strange. It comes down to the use of two different names: Panther Mountain and Panther Peak. Panther Peak being the presently named High Peak.

From Russell Carson's...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-12-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,779
Posted By Makwa
Thanks so much DSettahr. Thanks for the tip...

Thanks so much DSettahr.

Thanks for the tip on Panther/Henderson. I'll have to do some research on that. I certainly would not be surprised if you were right.

Interesting question re:...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-12-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,779
Posted By Makwa
It was pointed out to me over on the ADKHighPeaks...

It was pointed out to me over on the ADKHighPeaks Forum that I missed St. Anthony on my list (for Santanoni). Here was my response/ details on his burial. Will also add pictures to photo album...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-12-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,779
Posted By Makwa
Yes. That is the one.

Yes. That is the one.
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