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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-02-2016, 09:10 AM
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Views: 2,538
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Why would you come in from the south via North...

Why would you come in from the south via North Lake? I thought about this as it would definitely require less driving but looks like more of the trip would be along active logging roads, which...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-01-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,538
Posted By BushwhackingFool
Question Fording the Indian River on the Indian River Trail

I'm thinking about heading into Horn, Monument, Mountain and Snyder Lakes in the West Canada Lake Wilderness this Labor Day weekend. How is the fording across the Indian River in either of the two...
Forum: Lost and Found 09-15-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,635
Posted By BushwhackingFool
Part of fishing rod found between Wolf Pond and Sand Lake

Anyone lose the top part of a fishing rod between Sand Lake and the Cage Lake/Wolf Pond intersection in the Five Ponds Wilderness?

It is either dark blue or black. Found hung up in a young...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-13-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,933
Posted By BushwhackingFool
Question Intel related to Upper & Lower Beech Ridge Ponds

Can anyone assist me with some intel on Upper & Lower Beech Ridge Ponds? I'm planning on bushwhacking to these two ponds that are somewhat sandwiched within inholdings in the southern Five Ponds...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-31-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,197
Posted By BushwhackingFool
Vanishing bats

I have not seen any bats in the Adirondacks in several years, definitely not since 2010. In 2010, at both Threemile Beaver Meadow...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-26-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,540
Posted By BushwhackingFool
Future Trip Report

Anyone interested in the area between Upper South Pond and Crooked Lake in the Five Ponds Wilderness, I will be writing a trip summary of my adventure in the area soon (i.e. within the year!).
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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-23-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,456
Posted By BushwhackingFool
Bear Pond Road condition

For anyone interested, Bear Pond Road is in pretty good condition, especially considering all the recent rain we've been getting. There are plenty of ruts, protruding rocks and puddles, but with...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-06-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,863
Posted By BushwhackingFool
Question Wilderness Fishing Suggestions

Recently, a reader of my blog (http://bushwhackingfool.com) inquired about a fishing opportunity in a wilderness setting in the Adirondacks. I came up with a couple suggestions, but was wondering if...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-01-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,248
Posted By BushwhackingFool
I bushwhacked into Oven Lake in 2011 from the...

I bushwhacked into Oven Lake in 2011 from the Sand Lake Trail. I planned on exploring some of the other water bodies to the south too, but the first couple days were cut short due to thunderstorms...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-01-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,099
Posted By BushwhackingFool
I just missed you by about 2 weeks! I went...

I just missed you by about 2 weeks!

I went through the Pepperbox Wilderness in mid-May after being out of the Adirondacks for almost 2 years because of an injured knee. I bushwhacked into...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-01-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,540
Posted By BushwhackingFool
Question Intel on area between Upper South Pond and Crooked Lake

Can anyone share any intel about the area within the Five Ponds Wilderness between the Upper South Pond and Crooked Lake? Specifically,the area bordered on the south by the Middle Branch of the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-01-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,456
Posted By BushwhackingFool
Question Current Bear Pond Rd condition

Can anyone share any information on the current condition of Bear Pond Road along the western edge of the Five Ponds Wilderness?

I am planning a bushwhacking trip sometime this spring/summer and...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-06-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,157
Posted By BushwhackingFool
Yep, that's what I remember, although I never saw...

Yep, that's what I remember, although I never saw it from that angle before. You are right, the water level was much higher the last time I was there.
Forum: Trip Reports 06-05-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,157
Posted By BushwhackingFool
I stayed at the Cedar Lakes #3 lean-to several...

I stayed at the Cedar Lakes #3 lean-to several times, although the last time was probably a decade ago. The trail there used to meander quite a bit, and was very wet, but if memory serves me...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 06-02-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,162
Posted By BushwhackingFool
I have seen only a single moose in the...

I have seen only a single moose in the Adirondacks, at G Lake (south of Piseco) many years ago. Since then I have seen so many tracks and so much scat in the 5 Ponds Wilderness (especially last...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 06-02-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,052
Posted By BushwhackingFool
Where exactly did you see the moose? The...

Where exactly did you see the moose?

The only moose I have seen in the Adirondacks was at G Lake, just south of Piseco many years ago. I have seen tons of scat and hoof prints in the Five Ponds...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-02-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,157
Posted By BushwhackingFool
Great trip report! I haven't been in there...

Great trip report!

I haven't been in there in many years. It is definitely a beautiful place. I discovered it during 1995 when the microburst put the 5 Ponds area off limits. I think that Cedar...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-02-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,513
Posted By BushwhackingFool
Excellent trip report! I journeyed through...

Excellent trip report!

I journeyed through the same area several years ago on foot. Hiked in from the Necessary Dam Rd. using Raven Lake Road and then some old logging roads, spending the night...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-24-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 14,596
Posted By BushwhackingFool
How is the condition of Bear Pond Road?

How is the condition of Bear Pond Road?
Forum: Trip Reports 04-23-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,605
Posted By BushwhackingFool
None of them go to the tower site but some go in...

None of them go to the tower site but some go in that general direction. It would still be a significant bushwhack, but not a terribly difficult one. I would probably go up along the western side...
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