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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-19-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By MTVhike
The trailhead is essentially at the Loj - you...

The trailhead is essentially at the Loj - you might need 'spikes to walk across the parking lot!
Forum: Trip Reports 01-17-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By MTVhike
Well, you're sort of right about the second Mt....

Well, you're sort of right about the second Mt. Jo trail - it is off the trail to Street and Nye, just beyond where that trail leaves the Indian Pass trail.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-17-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,179
Posted By MTVhike
A couple of years ago, I went in to the Boreas...

A couple of years ago, I went in to the Boreas Ponds area and there was someone with a horse trailer parked on the access road, and I saw them (and their horse) on my way back. The area around Boreas...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-17-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By MTVhike
At one point I looked into the Opalescent Club,...

At one point I looked into the Opalescent Club, to gain access to Allen, etc. but with a $675 annual dues, I gave up. I just went to their website and see that they are not accepting any new members...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-31-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,921
Posted By MTVhike
Last Sunday (12/27), we decided to go on a little...

Last Sunday (12/27), we decided to go on a little hike in North Hudson. There's a trail which goes from the Sharpe's Bridge Campground to Ensign Pond Road, and passes by a couple of lakes. We got to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-31-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,179
Posted By MTVhike
I have a couple of friends in Elizabethtown who...

I have a couple of friends in Elizabethtown who have their own horses and may board others' horses. The Newcomb area might be a good place to look, since there are horse trails which start there. I...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-29-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,582
Posted By MTVhike
This is not new information, but useful anyway....

This is not new information, but useful anyway. Remember, "Rare earth elements" are not really rare, but are important for certain modern industrial processes.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-09-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By MTVhike
19819 Here is the map from GaiaGPS, with the...

19819
Here is the map from GaiaGPS, with the property lines shown. The line running through the summit separates two NYS properties (probably separate purchases).
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 12-08-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,483
Posted By MTVhike
Thanks, Chef! Is there a similar map for the 1980...

Thanks, Chef! Is there a similar map for the 1980 Games?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-08-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,427
Posted By MTVhike
These maps are also periodically updated, and...

These maps are also periodically updated, and it's worthwhile on getting the current ones. The ADK used to sell a packet which included all 5 of the maps within the Blue Line, but I haven't been able...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-25-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,163
Posted By MTVhike
The CNY web link has lots of good information,...

The CNY web link has lots of good information, often gleaned from other sources, including Andy Arthurs very attractive maps.
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 11-23-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,360
Posted By MTVhike
What's wrong with the default maps built in to...

What's wrong with the default maps built in to Gaia? At least in the High Peaks, the trails are very up to date and accurate. And, of course, the base map is the USGS Topo.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-06-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,654
Posted By MTVhike
Richard, how far on the Elk Lake-Marcy trail did...

Richard, how far on the Elk Lake-Marcy trail did you go toward Panther Gorge before you went up Little Nippletop? Did you contour around to the col between McDonnel and Skylight, or go down to the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-20-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,398
Posted By MTVhike
I just realized I have Phil Brown's new(2019)...

I just realized I have Phil Brown's new(2019) book "Adirondack Paddling: 65 great flatwater adventures", which discusses this a lot!
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-16-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,398
Posted By MTVhike
River paddling in the Eastern 'Dacks

As a new paddler to the Adirondacks, I have mostly done lakes in the Saranac and St. Regis lakes areas, but I am interested in exploring some of the rivers near(ish) to Elizabethtown. I've heard that...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-10-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,879
Posted By MTVhike
Picky picky!

Picky picky!
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 10-01-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 26,498
Posted By MTVhike
FD, I have a similar problem with GAIA: although...

FD, I have a similar problem with GAIA: although the default base map works fine, and my location on that map clear without cellular service, if I want to zoom in to get more detail or to use another...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-30-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,553
Posted By MTVhike
Although the GPS function works with no cellular...

Although the GPS function works with no cellular connections, the map may not. Be sure you have the map downloaded onto your phone while you still have a cellular connection. Apps designed for...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-21-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,553
Posted By MTVhike
In general ATT is worse than Verizon in the ADKs....

In general ATT is worse than Verizon in the ADKs. There are towns which were ATT only and now added Verizon, but not the other way.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-21-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,056
Posted By MTVhike
I doubt it, unless you don't consider 6:00...

I doubt it, unless you don't consider 6:00 ridiculously early! I haven't tried to go to the two lots you mention, so maybe others can chime in. Your best bet would be go to trailheads where overflow...
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