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Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 10-22-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,514
Posted By Lonehiker
In my area I learned about a former ski area that...

In my area I learned about a former ski area that has been closed awhile now. It's on the Ukaranean Rd. in the town of Salisbury aka the 429 area. People here would know as around the Ferris Lake...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 09-09-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,502
Posted By Lonehiker
Friends of mine just made it in time :dance:

Friends of mine just made it in time :dance:
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 08-15-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,502
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: 52
Views: 29,502
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: 52
Views: 29,502
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: 52
Views: 29,502
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: 52
Views: 29,502
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: 52
Views: 29,502
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: 52
Views: 29,502
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: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-03-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,439
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: 2,223
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: 4,131
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: 4,131
Posted By Lonehiker
Exactly

Exactly
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-25-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,131
Posted By Lonehiker
Although that may be true on paper, it never...

Although that may be true on paper, it never seems to amaze me how people perceive Blue as grueling. My aunt climbed all three and swears Blue is harder. Most people I know get tripped up by the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-25-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,131
Posted By Lonehiker
Don't forget Castle Rock and Watch Hill. Castle...

Don't forget Castle Rock and Watch Hill. Castle Rock has a great view of Blue Mountain Lake. Chimney is amazing, especially if you find the herd path to it's bald summit. You face Bullhead Mountain...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-03-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,779
Posted By Lonehiker
Yeah, I was getting the feeling that mga was...

Yeah, I was getting the feeling that mga was planning to drive through the Tahawus Mine or up the opalescent Rd. I didn't think that was possible or legal to do. I looked it up, because drastic...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-02-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,779
Posted By Lonehiker
I wouldn't call that a short hike. It's nearly an...

I wouldn't call that a short hike. It's nearly an 18 mile round trip. It will be remote though.
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 10-16-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,502
Posted By Lonehiker
A small falls southwest of Swede Mountain

A small falls southwest of Swede Mountain
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 10-16-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,502
Posted By Lonehiker
Swede Fire Tower seen from a bushwhack, from the...

Swede Fire Tower seen from a bushwhack, from the southwest, at a beaver pond.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-16-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,070
Posted By Lonehiker
Go to Harris Hill near Elmira and you will get...

Go to Harris Hill near Elmira and you will get quite an education on gliders. I have been there. The soaring museum is there. The sailplanes are relying on thermals, and mountain lift to stay aloft....
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