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Forum: Trip Reports 08-25-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,641
Posted By Banjoe
The one to Pine Lake leaves MSL from the...

The one to Pine Lake leaves MSL from the southwest end of the lake. These disks were to the north of the lean-to. The ground was covered with snow so I couldn't see if there was any kind of tread,...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 08-25-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,479
Posted By Banjoe
Happens to me quite often with Firefox. I've...

Happens to me quite often with Firefox. I've gotten where I copy messages so I don't have to retype them after I get kicked off. Happens every time if it's a long message that takes me more than a...
Forum: Trip Reports 08-24-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,641
Posted By Banjoe
I never posted a trip report of this same route...

I never posted a trip report of this same route because I went in March of 2020. While I was there the world shut down and sharing details of the trip didn't seem all that relevant to what we were...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 08-13-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,278
Posted By Banjoe
A recently released book looking at the creation...

A recently released book looking at the creation of the APA (love it or hate it), is titled A Wild Idea by Brad Edmondson. Together with the Adirondack Museum, there will be a documentary on PBS in...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 08-13-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,322
Posted By Banjoe
Zach, I hope any banjos you make that have skin...

Zach,
I hope any banjos you make that have skin heads (not the fascist kind) and gut strings use locally-sourced Adirondack woodchucks.
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-17-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,371
Posted By Banjoe
On a trip to the White Mountains, my wife and I...

On a trip to the White Mountains, my wife and I climbed Madison and Adams without incident. The next day I got up, climbed a tree by our cottage to watch the sunrise over the same mountains, took a...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-07-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,015
Posted By Banjoe
I stayed near the Chubb River off of Averyville...

I stayed near the Chubb River off of Averyville Rd. and found some nice swimming holes north of Averyville (downstream from the dam). I walked the stream quite a ways, almost to Old Military Rd. and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-13-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 954
Posted By Banjoe
Muddy Trails Notice

I'm curious if the muddy trails notice advising people to limit hikes above 2,500' until trails dry out is posted at trailheads. I know people ignore advice, and laws, but there's no shortage of...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 05-22-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,194
Posted By Banjoe
Read Planet Walker by John Francis. He gave up...

Read Planet Walker by John Francis. He gave up using fossil-fueled transportation for over 20 years and had accounts of using grocery store carts to move. When he got tired of arguing with people...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 05-19-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,194
Posted By Banjoe
And yet, the cardboard box appears empty. Were...

And yet, the cardboard box appears empty. Were they not selling the china?
Nice haul.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-16-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,056
Posted By Banjoe
I actually love it when someone yells that their...

I actually love it when someone yells that their dog charging me is friendly. It gives me a chance to yell, "I'm not." One time while doing trail work and carrying tools that clearly disturbed two...
Forum: Environmental Issues 03-08-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,314
Posted By Banjoe
My wife usually tries to tune out whatever video...

My wife usually tries to tune out whatever video rabbit hole I've gone down, but while watching that link above I asked her if she'd ever been to the Cary Institute. Her job there is what brought...
Forum: Trip Reports 03-08-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,581
Posted By Banjoe
Justin, Here are a few "dumbed down" terms for...

Justin, Here are a few "dumbed down" terms for you that I've heard people use lately:
Thawed water
Un-thawed water
Unfrozen water

Worst feeling ever was an exhausting five-hour hike into...
Forum: Trip Reports 03-07-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,581
Posted By Banjoe
The Discombobulator setting is still messed up on...

The Discombobulator setting is still messed up on my computer- just like the pictures I post, I can only see the file name, number of views and size. I hate to spend time at work looking at pics...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 02-07-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,278
Posted By Banjoe
The 21 Mine by Jeffrey Kelly is a fictionalized...

The 21 Mine by Jeffrey Kelly is a fictionalized story of an escape from a shock incarceration camp near Port Henry. It's got some good mining history, a bit of local economy and culture. Anyone...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-07-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,035
Posted By Banjoe
After reading The Hidden Life of Trees and some...

After reading The Hidden Life of Trees and some related material, I wonder if a warning goes through the forest when I enter. Though I don't remove any trees (it's public land, not mine), I do trim...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-03-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,481
Posted By Banjoe
I've just learned about Hipcamp.com, a website...

I've just learned about Hipcamp.com, a website that is like Airbnb except for camping and simple lodgings. There are some listed for the Adirondacks.
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 01-31-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,623
Posted By Banjoe
Yep, the dog must have walked over the keyboard...

Yep, the dog must have walked over the keyboard again and reset some things. When you're logged in and click on a thread (such as I've done here) the Quick Reply box replaces the Display Options so...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 01-30-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,623
Posted By Banjoe
Where are the other pages?

I was just looking for an old trip report and only the last eight reports show. There are no other pages like there are on the several other topics I checked. It is true for this topic as well,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-27-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,535
Posted By Banjoe
I've always gone for the socks and/or extra...

I've always gone for the socks and/or extra mittens instead of the coozies, When skiing to campsites I will also put the bottles in my winter boots, making sure they are secure and can't fall out of...
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