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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Yesterday, 01:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,119
Posted By Dave Bourque
No Black Flies on Hurricane Mountain on Monday. ...

No Black Flies on Hurricane Mountain on Monday. It might have had something to do with the snow squalls.
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 05-28-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By Dave Bourque
The Hungry Hiker 2020 Menu

The Hungry Hiker is the new snack bar at the Adirondack Loj. It is now open for the 2020 season. This year the menu has been expanded. The offerings sound great and the prices are very reasonable....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-27-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,119
Posted By Dave Bourque
I climbed First, Second, and Third Brother...

I climbed First, Second, and Third Brother Mountains near Brant Lake on Sunday. The Black Flies were swarming and biting.
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 05-27-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By Dave Bourque
An update from the NYSDEC can be found here; ...

An update from the NYSDEC can be found here;

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/28c8c90
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 05-11-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By Dave Bourque
These sites are helpful; ...

These sites are helpful;

https://www.lakegeorge.com/lodging/camping-campgrounds/lake-george-islands/

https://www.lakegeorge.com/camping/reservations/
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-09-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,119
Posted By Dave Bourque
I am a trail adopter and did my bi-annual trail...

I am a trail adopter and did my bi-annual trail maintenance on the Cotton Hill section of the Long Path this week. The Black Flies were out in force. I was very glad there was not a lot of downed...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-09-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,561
Posted By Dave Bourque
There are additional replies on the High Peaks...

There are additional replies on the High Peaks Forum.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-09-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Dave Bourque
Over the years I've owned quite a few mummy style...

Over the years I've owned quite a few mummy style sleeping bags. As with your wife, I also am not fond of being confined within a mummy bag. I tend to shift positions while sleeping and fight with...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-21-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 20,825
Posted By Dave Bourque
Forest Ranger Scott van Lear might be able to...

Forest Ranger Scott van Lear might be able to share some additional information. I believe he has been trying to visit every crash site in the Adirondacks and document them.
Forum: Other Places 03-30-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,033
Posted By Dave Bourque
Excellent photography, thanks for sharing. ...

Excellent photography, thanks for sharing. Angel's Landing is one of my all time favorite short hikes. I agree, it looks a little more precarious than it is. The chains and steps help a lot. ...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-20-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,031
Posted By Dave Bourque
Hiking with Prosthetic Leg

Does anyone know of anybody who has climbed the Adirondack 46 with a prosthetic leg? I know of someone who has a prosthetic leg and is attempting the 46. He has asked if we know of any one else who...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-15-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 791
Posted By Dave Bourque
ADK Facilities Closed

ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) is temporarily closing all lodging facilities and the High Peaks Information Center starting March 16 through April 30 to minimize risks associated with novel...
Forum: Other Places 03-11-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By Dave Bourque
Breakneck Ridge Trails Closed

A fire began on Breakneck Ridge near Cold Spring, N.Y., early afternoon Monday, March 9.

On the morning of Tuesday, March 10, officials reported 150 acres at Breakneck have burned. Fires continue...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-10-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By Dave Bourque
Martin Meade will also deliver crushed stone. He...

Martin Meade will also deliver crushed stone. He gets it from Peckham Materials in Chestertown. He only charges a delivery fee. He gives you the receipt and you pay the amount for the stone plus...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-10-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By Dave Bourque
Martin Meade of Brant Lake is also an excellent...

Martin Meade of Brant Lake is also an excellent supplier of firewood. He has both softwood and hardwood, your choice. At times he has also had apple wood or cherry. If you call him today he will...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-16-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,435
Posted By Dave Bourque
Putting this out there for discussion, I'm still...

Putting this out there for discussion, I'm still forming my opinion. Wouldn't it be much easier to just have a single High Peaks zone covering the entire area? Why break it into two zones? Why...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-29-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 943
Posted By Dave Bourque
Sentinel Range

The updated UMP has been released. There are some changes coming.

https://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/lands_forests_pdf/sentinelump.pdf
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-29-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,594
Posted By Dave Bourque
Thanks for sharing. I love hearing ole' timer...

Thanks for sharing. I love hearing ole' timer stories. Wish I had met him.
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-24-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 20,095
Posted By Dave Bourque
I've been trying to get to the site listed at the...

I've been trying to get to the site listed at the start of this post;

http://docs.unh.edu/nhtopos/nhtopos.htm

It seems to be off-line. Does anyone have any info?
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 01-24-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,698
Posted By Dave Bourque
Progress continues to be made. The county will...

Progress continues to be made. The county will fund the construction of a new foot bridge over the outlet of North Pond. I'm told the current efforts involve determining the legal status of each...
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