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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-18-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,037
Posted By Crash
Plenty of Blackflies Today

Earlier today I paddled Newcomb Lake end-to-end - blackflies were plentiful - I did not see a single dragonfly.

On the way home, I stopped off for a quick dip at Fox Lair (E Br Sacandaga) - same...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-13-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,037
Posted By Crash
There was plenty of parking Thursday morning but...

There was plenty of parking Thursday morning but Friday midday, the lot was full. I noticed many trees around the parking lot were marked for falling. It looks to me like they are planning to expand...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-13-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,037
Posted By Crash
Lows Lower Dam has lowered the water level at...

Lows Lower Dam has lowered the water level at least a foot. If you stick to the main river channel you'd be fine. But the urge to cut corners for me was overwhelming and more often than not I'd get...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-11-2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,037
Posted By Crash
I was on Lows Lake #18 last night. Horseflies...

I was on Lows Lake #18 last night. Horseflies were worse than the Deer flies. But right next to the campsite is a small little bog. I saw hundreds of dragonflies flying around this small area. It was...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-25-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 628
Posted By Crash
DEC Releases Draft RMP for Flatrock Mountain Conservation Easement near Old Forge

This easement is located between Route 28 and the railroad tracks, and is located just several miles southwest of Old Forge.

The DEC is encouraging public comment on the draft RMP, comments are...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-26-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,129
Posted By Crash
It's official title is Eastern New York...

It's official title is Eastern New York All-outdoors Atlas & Field Guide - but I can see, based on the cover, how it could be just referred to as "The Sportsman's Atlas".

It is dated as 2012. For...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-24-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,129
Posted By Crash
I was looking through a sportsman's book and...

I was looking through a sportsman's book and spotted this map, and then remembered this thread. This book seems to have many old non-designated campsites listed. So I would not expect that all of...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-23-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,254
Posted By Crash
Moose River Plains Backcountry Pond

The Moose River Plains is a pretty cool place, especially when you start to wander just a bit away from the roads. I see another place that has peaked my curiosity Ė Kettle Pond just off the trail to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-19-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 815
Posted By Crash
Let's plant some trees

Q: When is the best time to plant a tree?
A: Twenty years ago.

Q: When is the second best time?
A: Now!

Here is a link to DEC Spring Seedling Sale:
https://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/9395.html
Forum: Photography 12-20-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,107
Posted By Crash
On this site, there is no such transfer of photo...

On this site, there is no such transfer of photo rights (moderators, please tell me if I'm wrong).

But I do agree that there are certain sites where you do transfer rights. For example, I've...
Forum: Photography 12-18-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,107
Posted By Crash
Backwoodsman, thank you for your compliment. ...

Backwoodsman, thank you for your compliment.

I understand that someone could download my photos, but I do retain the copyright of my photos, even if I post them. And in actuality, I donít think I...
Forum: Photography 12-13-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,107
Posted By Crash
Nice snav3! That gives me an idea for another...

Nice snav3! That gives me an idea for another Photography thread: Same View, Different Time of Day or Seasons. I'm sure I could dig up some photos that would fit that one.

I believe the Chair Rock...
Forum: Photography 12-11-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,107
Posted By Crash
Camping 2020

The Photography thread on this website has not been very busy this year. I love looking at other people's photos. I guess I should not complain unless I share - so here it goes.

In this post I...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-02-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,220
Posted By Crash
DEC developing Three Lakes Tract Conservation Easement draft RMP

The DEC is seeking input about their plans to develop a Draft Recreation Management Plan for the Three Lakes Conservation Easement. This easement is between the Ha-De-Ron-Dah Wilderness and the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-27-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,952
Posted By Crash
I've camped on 51 a few times. I have a...

I've camped on 51 a few times. I have a reservation there next August. Thanks for your volunteer work with LeanToRescue!:dance:

It's a lengthy paddle - about 2 hours. The first two miles are...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-27-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,952
Posted By Crash
I've had a drone fly over me as I was paddling on...

I've had a drone fly over me as I was paddling on Indian Lake. It was only about 15 feet above me, hovering, as I was threading between some barely submerged rocks. The operator was at a campsite...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-26-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,952
Posted By Crash
As per Chairrock's post, I was going add that...

As per Chairrock's post, I was going add that trailcams work against one's "reasonable expectation of privacy" assumption when being in the back country.

The same goes for drones.

By the way,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-15-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,848
Posted By Crash
I stand corrected - they are $400K per bathroom....

I stand corrected - they are $400K per bathroom. Must have got crossed with the $900K for the rebuilt roads. Sorry about that.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-14-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,356
Posted By Crash
Hinckley Day Use Area Proposal to add 150 Campsites

I just noticed that the Hinckley Day Use Area has a Draft UMP to add 150 campsites.

The draft UMP can be found here: https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/113214.html

Comment period ends October 2nd,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-14-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,848
Posted By Crash
Fish Creek Ponds Campground Draft UMP under review

I just noticed the Fish Creek Ponds Campground UMP is under review. They are accepting comments through October 2nd 2020. The Draft UMP can be found here:

https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/24466.html...
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