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Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 10-20-2010, 11:17 PM
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Views: 4,365
Posted By mink
Using the new (marked) trail, I would say the RT...

Using the new (marked) trail, I would say the RT distance is approximately 7 miles.
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 09-01-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,346
Posted By mink
Thanks to everyone for the advice! Just...

Thanks to everyone for the advice!

Just bought the 60csx the other day. Can't wait to try it out!!
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 08-24-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,346
Posted By mink
So the maps have to be purchased separately, and...

So the maps have to be purchased separately, and then downloaded onto the gps?
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 08-24-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,346
Posted By mink
Garmin 60CSx

I'm thinking of buying this handheld gps, possibly within the next few weeks, and I was wondering what else I will need to purchase to get the topos of the adirondacks on it. Any info would be...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-13-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,713
Posted By mink
I looked a little when on the summit of...

I looked a little when on the summit of Santanoni, but couldn't find it. I did notice the start of it marked by the rock cairn.
Forum: Trip Reports 07-12-2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,287
Posted By mink
Congrats on Gray and on #45! Glad you guys had...

Congrats on Gray and on #45! Glad you guys had fun...I've been thinking of taking my daughter on a short easy hike (Elephant Head) to get her started at hiking (she's only 2 1/2 though).
...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-10-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,720
Posted By mink
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Trip Reports 07-10-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,625
Posted By mink
Congrats on your hike of Haystack and #19!

Congrats on your hike of Haystack and #19!
Forum: Trip Reports 07-09-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,720
Posted By mink
Awesome trip report! Very cool video of the...

Awesome trip report! Very cool video of the hike!

btw: Who is the singer of the second song? I've heard the song, just can't remember whom it is.
Forum: Trip Reports 07-04-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,713
Posted By mink
Congrats on #44 and nice photos! So does the...

Congrats on #44 and nice photos! So does the "New Old Trail" save any distance, or would it be quicker to stick with the other path?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-04-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,379
Posted By mink
Any recent updates on the river crossing?

Any recent updates on the river crossing?
Forum: Trip Reports 06-26-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,220
Posted By mink
Congratulations on your first high peak!

Congratulations on your first high peak!
Forum: Trip Reports 06-20-2010, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,851
Posted By mink
Nice TR and photos! I look forward to hiking...

Nice TR and photos! I look forward to hiking this tomorrow via the same route.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-12-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,714
Posted By mink
Neil: The slides do seem like an...

Neil:

The slides do seem like an excellent hike! Maybe I'll give it a try once I finish the 46.



Brandon
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 06-10-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 50,823
Posted By mink
Lyon because it is so close to me (few miles...

Lyon because it is so close to me (few miles away) , and it was the first mountain I ever hiked!


http://inlinethumb63.webshots.com/23294/2900274810105743194S600x600Q85.jpg...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-10-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,714
Posted By mink
Hiked Dix via trail from St. Huberts...

Hiked Dix via trail from St. Huberts yesterday...I thought about following the slide up, but decided due to time to stick to the trail. On second thought it probably is quicker taking the slide up...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 05-11-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,746
Posted By mink
I bushwhacked Lyon as well as the upper portion...

I bushwhacked Lyon as well as the upper portion of Loon Lake Mountain.
Forum: Environmental Issues 05-08-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,995
Posted By mink
I recycle as much as I can at home. I also...

I recycle as much as I can at home.

I also clean various bits of garbage (beer cans, cups, plastic bottles) off from the old trail to Lyon. Since I hike this peak quite often I feel responsible...
Forum: Environmental Issues 05-07-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 31,378
Posted By mink
Exactly...there are numerous dirt roads, logging...

Exactly...there are numerous dirt roads, logging roads, and old railroad tracks that atv's could be used on instead of hiking trails in the mountains. Although I noticed snowmobile tracks up to the...
Forum: Environmental Issues 05-05-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 31,378
Posted By mink
I certainly don't think atv's should be allowed...

I certainly don't think atv's should be allowed on hiking trails...they destroy them!

I hiked the "old trail" to Lyon on tuesday and was disappointed to see atv tracks all the way to the old...
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