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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-11-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By gearhead
Sounds like a plan. I figured I could find a spot...

Sounds like a plan. I figured I could find a spot in the woods if needed. As far as the bugs go I have lots of experiance with them that's why I climbed the 46 in May and October. I thru hiked the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-10-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By gearhead
Short swing trail

Hey guys, I'm going up to pharaoh lake wilderness in may for a three nighter with my son. I think I'm going to come up Thursday afternoon and hike in to tubmill marsh leanto. The question I have is...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-03-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,787
Posted By gearhead
Yea, I actually did the cranberry lake 50 last...

Yea, I actually did the cranberry lake 50 last October and froze my butt of as it rained all for days with temps in the 40's during the day. I've also been back to sand lake twice myself and tyler...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-02-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,787
Posted By gearhead
French Louie loop.

Hello guys, I am interested in taking my 11 year old son up in early May 2020 before black fly season. I have done the Npt twice and am a 46er #9946 , so I am not new to this. The reason I'm reaching...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-17-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,330
Posted By gearhead
Where is it on the road? I will have to find it...

Where is it on the road? I will have to find it at night. I'm assuming the trailhead is the tennis courts so how far from the courts and which side of the road?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-14-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,193
Posted By gearhead
Man that is not good news. It also makes me...

Man that is not good news. It also makes me nervous with all the beaver activity .
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-10-2017, 03:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,193
Posted By gearhead
Five Ponds

Hey guys, I am going into five ponds heading to sand lake in a couple weeks and was wondering if their is running water around sand lake or wolf pond leanto? Last time I was there I filtered out of...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-20-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,823
Posted By gearhead
Whiteface and Ester

Hello All, I am going up to climb these two peaks and will be finishing my 46 on Whiteface. I was wondering how much water I need to carry and What trail you guys would recommend. Heading up next...
Forum: ADKHighpeaks Foundation 09-20-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 69,805
Posted By gearhead
I emailed PBS a couple months ago and never...

I emailed PBS a couple months ago and never received a reply.
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 05-30-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,683
Posted By gearhead
I just completed my thru hike on may 23rd. I used...

I just completed my thru hike on may 23rd. I used the zero sandal and they worked great as camp shoes plus the weigh around 11 oz a pair. I only saw two campsites on woods lake as I passed by and...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 04-09-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 47,173
Posted By gearhead
creek crossing

If your wearing water shoes can you cross? How deep is it? I can't tell from the video. I'M going to thru hike the trail early May and was planning on doing this section which would be on the first...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 01-30-2016, 11:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 47,173
Posted By gearhead
Let me know the outcome cause I need a ride in...

Let me know the outcome cause I need a ride in May!!!:dance:
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 12-16-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 19,706
Posted By gearhead
Sorry I overlooked the dirty girl part. duh. I am...

Sorry I overlooked the dirty girl part. duh. I am also planning on hitting some snow so that is why I am wondering about trail runners. I don't want to roll an ankle either. I bought some inov 8...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 12-16-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 19,706
Posted By gearhead
Rob, what are those gators called that you wear?...

Rob, what are those gators called that you wear? Do you find that your feet get wet right away and does this cause blisters? And by the way I love the colors.:)
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 12-16-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 19,706
Posted By gearhead
NPT Footwear help?????

I wanted to ask everyone what there choice of footwear would be for a May through hike of the NPT. I normally wear Asolo 520's in the high peaks and I have also sectioned hiked the NPT with these...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 12-14-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,172
Posted By gearhead
I think the bear can is a reasonable option and...

I think the bear can is a reasonable option and if your going to do it in eight days one drop should be enough.
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 12-12-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,172
Posted By gearhead
Dundee, How did you do your food drops? I also...

Dundee, How did you do your food drops? I also would like to take 12 days. Could you let me know what your daily itinerary was because it sounds like we could have similar ideas.
Thanks:)
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 12-11-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,172
Posted By gearhead
I emailed them and they said it starts at Upper...

I emailed them and they said it starts at Upper Benson and ends in on Averyville road so I guess they are still not requiring the new section in Northville. I really want to limit food drops and was...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 12-10-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,172
Posted By gearhead
NPT beginning and end

Hello, I was wondering if someone could tell me where the official beginning and end of the trail is for recognition for a through hike to get the NPT patch. I am a little confused because the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-07-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,697
Posted By gearhead
This is the first time that I might of stumped...

This is the first time that I might of stumped everyone.
:)
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