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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-29-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,424
Posted By Dave Bourque
Oddly, many of the ponds along the periphery of...

Oddly, many of the ponds along the periphery of Pharaoh Lake Wilderness receive much less traffic than the interior. Recommended are Spectacle Pond (1 site), Springhill Ponds (2 sites), Goose Pond...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-29-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,110
Posted By Dave Bourque
You might also find a copy at the Crossroads...

You might also find a copy at the Crossroads General Store at exit 25.
Forum: Other Places 08-14-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By Dave Bourque
I've been doing some research and can provide...

I've been doing some research and can provide more details. We are going to stay in the Silverton area. I've got all the car camping stuff figured out. Any insights into great hikes in the...
Forum: Other Places 08-07-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By Dave Bourque
Colorado

I will be traveling to Colorado in mid-October for an annual camping/hiking vacation. My hiking buddy has the use of a pickup truck camper, something we have never done before. We are interested in...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-15-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 508
Posted By Dave Bourque
Prospect Mountain Trail Closed

DEC Closes Prospect Mountain Trail Due to Construction Activity on the Summit

Prospect Mountain Trail is now closed due to construction on the summit. The summit area, above the parking lot, has...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-03-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,359
Posted By Dave Bourque
The NYSDEC has released a mobile app for the...

The NYSDEC has released a mobile app for the State campgrounds.

https://parks.ny.gov/explorer-app/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 07-02-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 792
Posted By Dave Bourque
Cathead Mountain

Maybe a compromise?


Public safety receiving static in Adirondacks
By Gwendolyn Craig, Adirondack Explorer


Hamilton County Chairman Bill Farber says he is heartened that a number of...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 06-27-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By Dave Bourque
Note that this pad weighs 28 lbs. It's not for...

Note that this pad weighs 28 lbs. It's not for backpacking.
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 06-27-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 482
Posted By Dave Bourque
State Fire Towers Reopen

From the NYSDEC email bulletin, 6/26

Fire Towers
Updated: DEC-controlled fire towers are open to visitors. Only one household group should be in the fire tower cab at a time, groups should...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-27-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,359
Posted By Dave Bourque
The latest from NYSDEC. Many more campgrounds...

The latest from NYSDEC. Many more campgrounds are opening.

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/292d357
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 06-24-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 21,087
Posted By Dave Bourque
I use a Samsung Galaxy S7 (old but functional)...

I use a Samsung Galaxy S7 (old but functional) with Backcountry Navigator. I've been very happy with the results. Every map I've ever needed I've downloaded from CalTopo (free).
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-19-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 719
Posted By Dave Bourque
Free Fishing Weekend

A link to the NYSDEC announcement;

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/29145b9
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-19-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,062
Posted By Dave Bourque
DSettahr, Thanks for another amazing report. ...

DSettahr,
Thanks for another amazing report. Your posts are always very informative and extremely thorough. You provide details that cannot be found elsewhere. If this post is not a "proper trip...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-18-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,359
Posted By Dave Bourque
More info from NYSDEC. ...

More info from NYSDEC.

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2913b57
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-16-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 756
Posted By Dave Bourque
More information; ...

More information;

https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2020/06/did-the-governor-appoint-apa-members-on-the-basis-of-their-qualifications.html
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-16-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,359
Posted By Dave Bourque
Putnam Ponds State Campground was still closed as...

Putnam Ponds State Campground was still closed as of 6/13. The posted closed signs at the gate made no mention of re-opening.
Forum: "By the Fireside" 06-16-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,387
Posted By Dave Bourque
NYSDEC's recommendations to reduce bear...

NYSDEC's recommendations to reduce bear conflicts.

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/290de67
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-15-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,539
Posted By Dave Bourque
More information about the Pharaoh area here; ...

More information about the Pharaoh area here;

https://www.adkforum.com/showthread.php?t=20928
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-15-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,383
Posted By Dave Bourque
Can't help you with the Indian Lake area but on...

Can't help you with the Indian Lake area but on Saturday I was in the Putnam Pond area climbing Treadway Mountain. There were no Black Flies at all but once the day got a bit warmer there were...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 06-14-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,387
Posted By Dave Bourque
Just sharing a video that I took 3 years ago at...

Just sharing a video that I took 3 years ago at Siyeh Pass in Glacier National Park. We were about 5 miles from the closest road. He/she looked right at us and then did this little "dance". The...
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