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Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 09-09-2021, 05:42 PM
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Posted By Lonehiker
Friends of mine just made it in time :dance:

Friends of mine just made it in time :dance:
Forum: Other Places 08-21-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,154
Posted By Lonehiker
That is correct. The Eastern Lookout page...

That is correct.

The Eastern Lookout page has a more complete list of towers than what was on Hartmann's Forest Ranger site. There are some anomalies though. I combed it once and found a few...
Forum: Other Places 08-21-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,154
Posted By Lonehiker
I have been to Mount Morris, I have photos. I did...

I have been to Mount Morris, I have photos. I did ask the owner for permission. He was in his 70s when I visited him in E-town some six years ago. The tower is completely incased in communications...
Forum: Other Places 08-21-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,154
Posted By Lonehiker
Unhappy I climbed Tuscarora, it's very dangerous, still...

I climbed Tuscarora, it's very dangerous, still limited view. Sometimes I climb unrehabilitated towers and sometimes I don't depending on my condition. If a sign says don't do it I won't. Missing...
Forum: Other Places 08-21-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,154
Posted By Lonehiker
You don't like their quaint Holiday Valley?...

You don't like their quaint Holiday Valley? Ellicottville has a little secret though. There is a standing fire tower and I have been to it. McCarty hill is also a former fire tower site.
Forum: Other Places 08-17-2021, 11:33 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,154
Posted By Lonehiker
Glad you liked it.

Glad you liked it.
Forum: Other Places 08-17-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,154
Posted By Lonehiker
wow you had a good day. :clap: That whole part...

wow you had a good day. :clap:
That whole part of the state is full of those stone bridges.
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 08-15-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 27,973
Posted By Lonehiker
Trail Report: A couple things I noticed: -The...

Trail Report:
A couple things I noticed:
-The trail uses blue markers and several arrows to help. Some signs are yellow though and many demand you stay on the trail.
-The trail is grassy, but not...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 08-15-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 27,973
Posted By Lonehiker
Thank You, I think I can Identify Pharaoh and...

Thank You, I think I can Identify Pharaoh and Stevens Mountain now. Pharaoh is to the right of Stevens. It's not as high as I thought it would be considering all the hype over it and it's area. It's...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 08-15-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 27,973
Posted By Lonehiker
That reads 41.2 miles within control segment 1...

That reads 41.2 miles within control segment 1 from the Warren/Hamilton County line to the Swede mountain trailhead. If anyone doesn't understand, the last 3 digits "412" is the mileage in tenths of...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 08-15-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 27,973
Posted By Lonehiker
yes, the stairs were rebuilt. The cab is open...

yes, the stairs were rebuilt. The cab is open too. You get a half view toward the west. It looks like I might of seen Crane and Gore in the distance. There is a large prominent mountain with steep...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 08-15-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 27,973
Posted By Lonehiker
I made it to Swede. I forgot my camera battery so...

I made it to Swede. I forgot my camera battery so I had to use a low quality one. The cabin is in ruins. The tower stairs have all been rehabilitated. The tower still needs to be painted. The roof...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 08-15-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 27,973
Posted By Lonehiker
You said you visited Stillwater when you were a...

You said you visited Stillwater when you were a child. I remember your comment years ago.
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 08-13-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 27,973
Posted By Lonehiker
I will be there Now let's get going with...

I will be there

Now let's get going with Cathead, solve it already!!! It's been what 20 years now.

Maybe there is hope for Salmon Lake too, now that the Whitney property is for sale. I already...
Forum: Other Places 08-07-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,154
Posted By Lonehiker
I saw that on satellite and was wondering what it...

I saw that on satellite and was wondering what it was. Thanks for letting me know it's Ontario County Park. In Ellensburg, I was specifically told by the instructor not to refer to launching off a...
Forum: Other Places 08-07-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,154
Posted By Lonehiker
That looks like Harriet Hollister Spencer State...

That looks like Harriet Hollister Spencer State Recreational Area where you took a picture of Honeoye. Some of these areas being discussed are hang gliding launch sites. Italy valley is one of them....
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-03-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,287
Posted By Lonehiker
Bushwhackingfool specializes with that. I haven't...

Bushwhackingfool specializes with that. I haven't seen him post in forever.
Forum: Trip Reports 06-29-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,019
Posted By Lonehiker
Wow, you captured the coat hanger asterism in the...

Wow, you captured the coat hanger asterism in the constellation of Vulpecula the fox. I can see the constellation Delphinus and the star Altair.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-26-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,735
Posted By Lonehiker
Blue's first mile is 600' of gain. The second...

Blue's first mile is 600' of gain. The second mile is 900' of gain. The trail levels off half way and even dips gently into a drainage. It crosses the drainage, turns left through heavy erosion...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-26-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,735
Posted By Lonehiker
Exactly

Exactly
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