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Forum: Trip Reports 03-09-2021, 12:56 AM
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Posted By 50something
Yes, thanks Montcalm - as it has been about 43...

Yes, thanks Montcalm - as it has been about 43 years since I passed Thermo at Clarkson College (pre-University), I refreshed a bit in the laws and found that "The Second Law also predicts the end of...
Forum: Trip Reports 03-06-2021, 04:59 PM
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Posted By 50something
Nice pics! I have skied 5 times out of Pinnacle...

Nice pics! I have skied 5 times out of Pinnacle Rd trailhead this winter, most recently to ski bushwhack from County Line Lake to Fisher Vly. Its THE best winter spot less than 55 miles from...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 03-04-2021, 11:12 PM
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Posted By 50something
Few pics of trip

#1: Skiing in on the trail (toward Allen).
#2: Snowshoe trailbreak up toward Flowed Lands
#3: On Flowed Lands (Colden/Avalanche Pass in background)
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 03-04-2021, 04:22 PM
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Posted By 50something
Ski/Snowshoe Triathlon Loop of Flowed Lands (3-3-21)

After a fun loop of Johns Pond last Sat, I went on a more challenging loop w my Adk buddy Elliot yesterday. Started at Mt Adams/Allen access TH, skied in the 5.5+ miles to the Flowed Lands (red...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 03-02-2021, 06:29 PM
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Views: 1,384
Posted By 50something
Yeah, in a perfect world, everybody would ski or...

Yeah, in a perfect world, everybody would ski or snowshoe all the good trails. The irony is that after a big 2 ft dump of powder, all you see are ski tracks and snowshoes and then after the first...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 03-02-2021, 12:48 AM
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Views: 1,384
Posted By 50something
Clear Pond-John Pond Loop Feb 27, 2021

We skied the 5.3 mile loop clockwise starting at the snowplow turnaround at the end of Wilderness Lane off Starbuck Rd. Writing this from a skier’s perspective, Conditions varied with each mile. ...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-15-2021, 08:18 PM
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Posted By 50something
Ski to Tirrell Pond Feb 13 2021

We skied from the TH by Lake Durant. Refreshed the ski track that was established but covered by 3” fresh powder. Trail in great shape, as most trails are now. Only “complaint” was that we sank...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-14-2021, 08:52 PM
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Views: 1,258
Posted By 50something
No snow machines in there; theres plenty of legal...

No snow machines in there; theres plenty of legal trails for sleds just a mile away anyway. The blue marked trail to County line lake starts off gradual, flattens out at a good size vly and then...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-11-2021, 07:44 PM
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Posted By 50something
Pics of map and two of Fisher Vly Lake

Map shows bushwhack; image with my buddy Elliot is lookin west from Fisher Vly; other pic is looking east toward Little Oxbarn Lake.
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-11-2021, 07:31 PM
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Views: 1,258
Posted By 50something
Feb 3, 2021 Ski Bushwhack to Fisher Vly Lake (Pinnacle Rd TH)

After two scouting outings, we made it to the Vly on Feb 3. Snow conditions outstanding as anyone can guess. Starting at the Pinnacle Rd TH in the southern part of the Shaker Mt Wild Forest, we...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-25-2021, 11:48 AM
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Posted By 50something
1/21/21 Return to County Line Lake

skiied into the lake again, this time with new 2-3" at trailhead and over 6" new powder at the 2400 elev on the last 1/2 mile to lake. We skiied across the lake and poked around looking for...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-10-2021, 05:53 PM
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Posted By 50something
Ski into County Line Lake (Pinnacle Rd TH) 1/6/2021

Amazingly good conditions given the thaw 2 weeks ago. Solid 6” base with fresh 2” powder. The blue marked DEC trail to the lake is an old road with only minor stream crossings which though open...
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