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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-09-2020, 01:54 PM
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Posted By Tomcat
When the lots are full and you park 1-2 miles...

When the lots are full and you park 1-2 miles away are you still charged to park?
Forum: Other Places 07-01-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,079
Posted By Tomcat
The side trails are questionable. I saw signs and...

The side trails are questionable. I saw signs and occasional blazes but tread is overgrown in many cases with no discernible tread.
Forum: Other Places 07-01-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,079
Posted By Tomcat
Guide to the Susquehannock Trail System by Chuck...

Guide to the Susquehannock Trail System by Chuck Dillon 2018 edition is most recent and very accurate. It comes with map set. It shows campsites on map although they aren’t always well established....
Forum: Other Places 06-30-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,079
Posted By Tomcat
I would say the STS exceeded my expectations. ...

I would say the STS exceeded my expectations. The Wild Boy Shelter was in a good location, not too close to road and had a stream next to it. There is a newer shelter not in the guide but its again...
Forum: Other Places 06-30-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,079
Posted By Tomcat
I was put on 21 day course of Doxycyline...

I was put on 21 day course of Doxycyline immediately and symptoms have dissipated. I have also hiked the Loyalsock and the BFT in on my radar when I travel down there soon to visit my parents. I...
Forum: Other Places 06-18-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,079
Posted By Tomcat
Well about 10 days after removing a tick but...

Well about 10 days after removing a tick but losing the head in my thigh the area suddenly grew to quarter sized and pink around the bite site. I started to feel weakness, a couple headaches plus...
Forum: Other Places 06-16-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,079
Posted By Tomcat
I actually live in Tupper Lake but havenít had...

I actually live in Tupper Lake but havenít had one in the ADK in the 13 months I lived here. I havenít seen any on my dogs either. Prior I lived in Colorado where there were few at most. Prior to...
Forum: Other Places 06-16-2020, 12:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,079
Posted By Tomcat
Glad you enjoyed the report. I just liberally...

Glad you enjoyed the report. I just liberally alcoholed the imbedded spot. It didnít get filled up with blood yet. I didnít take bug spray. Other bugs werenít an issue. I just forgot how bad the...
Forum: Other Places 06-16-2020, 12:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,079
Posted By Tomcat
I grew up in PA and didn’t hike much away from...

I grew up in PA and didn’t hike much away from AT. Always wanted to hike elsewhere. Now that I’m back in the East I have a new found appreciation for its trails and recreation opportunities. The...
Forum: Other Places 06-15-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,079
Posted By Tomcat
Susquhannock Trail System

Headed down to PA and backpacked this 85 mile loop last week
lots of wildlife and lush green forests and few people. I even saw a few camera shy bears.
Full TR and 100+ photos at my website at the...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-01-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 985
Posted By Tomcat
Waterfalls on the South Branch River

If you are looking for an easy day visiting 6 waterfalls check out the South Branch Grass River north of Cranberry Lake. The last waterfall is actually on the main branch Grass River. Each falls...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-13-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,353
Posted By Tomcat
I skipped Duck Hole but have the NPT thru hike...

I skipped Duck Hole but have the NPT thru hike high on my priority list for the year. I'll have to check out the trail on the other side of the river some day. I like the idea of solitude in the...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-13-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,353
Posted By Tomcat
There are a lot of falls that would need portage...

There are a lot of falls that would need portage and I'm not sure about passing through the Cold River Canyon. I think it's not for more experienced white water kayaker. Maybe someone else could...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-13-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,353
Posted By Tomcat
I'm sure at some point I'll take a look at that...

I'm sure at some point I'll take a look at that trail. I like the idea of little traffic on it.
Forum: Trip Reports 05-09-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,353
Posted By Tomcat
Seward was ankle to shin deep. Calkins was only...

Seward was ankle to shin deep. Calkins was only to the bottom of the bridge so you could cross it with no issues as of two days ago. I was surprised at how dry it was for this time of year.
Forum: Trip Reports 05-08-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,353
Posted By Tomcat
Seward Range/ Cold River Loop

The benefits of living 15 minutes from the High Peaks Wilderness. I couldn't travel to do my planned April trip so I settled on this loop around the Seward Range and along the NPT by the Cold River....
Forum: Trip Reports 05-05-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,096
Posted By Tomcat
Those are geese. I saw loons on Middle Pond but...

Those are geese. I saw loons on Middle Pond but they dove before I could take a pic and resurfaced you fat away
Forum: Trip Reports 05-05-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,096
Posted By Tomcat
The tent sites were nice and youíre right that...

The tent sites were nice and youíre right that theyíd make a great easy or intro backpacking trip. I paddled/fished Follensby and Horseshoe a couple Saturdays ago and there was a lot of people at...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-04-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,096
Posted By Tomcat
Floodwood Loop Hike

Staying low and local, I visited the Floodwood Loop last week and had the loop to myself. The area is better known among paddler, just south of the St Regis Canoe Area. But when the bugs are still...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-26-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,221
Posted By Tomcat
I finally got a call. The pond itself is not open...

I finally got a call. The pond itself is not open to public. The only public access is Dillon Park and a snowmobile row that passes through the easement.
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