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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-19-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By JoeCedar
I am on a bylaws revision committee for another...

I am on a bylaws revision committee for another club. The lawyer helping us said NYS nonprofit law required member election of directors annually.

Recently I saw in the July-August 2021...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-16-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,583
Posted By JoeCedar
Yes, I assume it is a complicated situation which...

Yes, I assume it is a complicated situation which has existed for many years.

If the "chapter's money" was originally donated to ADK (as a 501(c)(3) charity) and transferred to the chapter, how...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-24-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,823
Posted By JoeCedar
Red oaks are common on the south facing slopes of...

Red oaks are common on the south facing slopes of the Crows and Jay mountain, including some huge old trees, over 2000 feet. They and red pines seem to like the same locations and exposure. I think...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 04-22-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,399
Posted By JoeCedar
If the varnish is sticking to the container, what...

If the varnish is sticking to the container, what harm is is doing? Does it flake or fall off easily? Why not let it stay where it is? It has been there for years. Do you think it will suddenly...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-28-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,568
Posted By JoeCedar
Maybe I am remembering DEC’s definition of...

Maybe I am remembering DEC’s definition of “camping” which includes staying in vehicles on state land, including trailheads.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-27-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,568
Posted By JoeCedar
Dsettahr, please correct me, but I think there...

Dsettahr, please correct me, but I think there also is a specific regulation prohibiting camping at trailheads (if the parking area is considered a trailhead). Sleeping in a vehicle is considered...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-27-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,470
Posted By JoeCedar
Correct. That campsite is illegal, less than 150...

Correct. That campsite is illegal, less than 150 feet from trail and water, and not marked “camp here”. A few years ago there was a “no camping disk”. You can guess what happened to it. In the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-25-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,073
Posted By JoeCedar
This press release describes the situation as it...

This press release describes the situation as it existed over a month ago, but as far as I can tell, it has not been withdrawn by the Essex County Board of Supervisors.
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 04-11-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,758
Posted By JoeCedar
Garmin's BASECAMP has the functionality of...

Garmin's BASECAMP has the functionality of Mapsource and a lot more. You can also transfer GPX files to and from your GPS receiver. I have never liked Basecamp's setup and file management system. I...
Forum: Trip Reports 12-22-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,584
Posted By JoeCedar
I tell people that this hike is like climbing Mt...

I tell people that this hike is like climbing Mt Marcy in half the distance. The section above Blueberry is not maintained and is very rough in sections.


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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-28-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,662
Posted By JoeCedar
I have had the 76Cx for over ten years. I looked...

I have had the 76Cx for over ten years. I looked at the box and it doesn't say what the internal memory capacity is. You need to know the free memory beyond that already being used. The Northeast...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-30-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,904
Posted By JoeCedar
Heart rate monitors have proprietary methods to...

Heart rate monitors have proprietary methods to calculate average heart rate over a given time period. It would be surprising if two agree. I decided it was more meaningful to calculate an average HR...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-30-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,904
Posted By JoeCedar
Reviewing average heart rate data I find that...

Reviewing average heart rate data I find that 500-600 calories is my average output for strenuous hiking over several hours, including ascents/descents. Depending on your exertion and level of...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-08-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,263
Posted By JoeCedar
As of last Sunday the Southside trail is in great...

As of last Sunday the Southside trail is in great shape due to skiers using it to get to Bennies Brook slide. The JB crossing is solid, just follow the tracks. You can follow the upper trail the...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 02-07-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,558
Posted By JoeCedar
Magnetic declination is, well, all over the...

Magnetic declination is, well, all over the place...
This link is a NOAA map with a slider to see the change over time.

https://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/viewers/historical_declination/
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-06-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,700
Posted By JoeCedar
Late to answer, but I was there yesterday till...

Late to answer, but I was there yesterday till after dark. No, the gate at the Raquette River trailhead is closed. That adds another 3 miles of road walk each way.
Forum: "By the Fireside" 12-28-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,505
Posted By JoeCedar
The old Rocky Falls lean-to was demolished. A new...

The old Rocky Falls lean-to was demolished. A new cedar lean-to was built by BOCES students at Saranac Lake last year, with help from Lean2rescue and materials from the 46ers. It is on the trail side...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-24-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,333
Posted By JoeCedar
If the water level and velocity are not too high...

If the water level and velocity are not too high for comfort, you can put on heavy duty plastic contractor’s bags or can liners. This works especially for short crossings like lower Twin Brook or...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-14-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,388
Posted By JoeCedar
I have never worn vbl and don’t see a need to...

I have never worn vbl and don’t see a need to start now.

People are different. It can get expensive but try things and find what works for YOU.


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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-26-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,422
Posted By JoeCedar
Backcountry Conditions (Sewards?)

Thanks, Deb. I quickly skimmed that bulletin and missed it. Aspiring winter 46ers will have three more miles of road walk each way added to their quest of the Sewards or Seymour this winter. Makes a...
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