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Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 08-25-2021, 10:56 PM
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Posted By DSettahr
I made it up Swede this afternoon. Short but...

I made it up Swede this afternoon. Short but nice hike. A few observations:

Most of the trail is well constructed but there's a few short stretches that either need more work or should've...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 08-15-2021, 12:17 PM
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Posted By DSettahr
If my understanding of the specifics of that...

If my understanding of the specifics of that event is correct, I was carried up the mountain. I did not climb it myself. ;)
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 08-15-2021, 10:02 AM
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Posted By DSettahr
Excellent news. Gonna try to swing down there...

Excellent news. Gonna try to swing down there this week.

(I still haven't climbed Stillwater yet, either... Need to make it over that way sometime soon also.)
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 01-24-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 52
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Posted By DSettahr
It was removed in 1978. This article has some...

It was removed in 1978. This article has some more info: https://www.suncommunitynews.com/articles/the-sun/makomis-fire-tower-found-and-restored/

The summit is just barely on private property. ...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 10-07-2019, 11:09 AM
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Posted By DSettahr
Excellent news! :)

Excellent news! :)
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 09-11-2019, 07:21 PM
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Posted By DSettahr
Interesting. Sounds like progress has been made....

Interesting. Sounds like progress has been made.

Although if Lyme Timber wants to play hardball, there is potential for a new trail entirely on state and county land. The county parcel on the...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 02-06-2019, 07:28 AM
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Posted By DSettahr
I had thought that the county owned the entirety...

I had thought that the county owned the entirety of the old trail, but that article indicates that this is not the case. I took a quick look at the tax information for Warren County, and the county...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 01-26-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,849
Posted By DSettahr
That might have been my post where I speculated...

That might have been my post where I speculated the same thing. The summit is just barely on private property, though. Legally, you could bushwhack from the south to within a few hundred feet of...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 01-25-2017, 11:00 PM
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Posted By DSettahr
Also, I think there's a fire tower in Allegany...

Also, I think there's a fire tower in Allegany State Park, just off the Finger Lakes Trail.
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 01-25-2017, 10:50 PM
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Posted By DSettahr
I think the one on Meenahga Mountain, north of...

I think the one on Meenahga Mountain, north of Rainbow Lake, still stands but it's also on private property and not open to the public. Google earth shows what appears to be a few private camps on...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 11-13-2014, 08:11 PM
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Posted By DSettahr
There was some discussion about it on here a few...

There was some discussion about it on here a few months ago. I believe the summit and the old trail is owned by the county, and public access is not permitted. There are copious "No Trespassing"...
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