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Forum: Trip Reports 04-02-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By Dave Bourque
In late spring you can add the Swede Mountain...

In late spring you can add the Swede Mountain fire tower to the list of local hiking destinations. After more than 30 years the trail is reopening to the public. Warren County is building a bridge...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-30-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,952
Posted By Dave Bourque
Will do. Stay tuned. The extremely helpful...

Will do. Stay tuned. The extremely helpful information would be great additions to the ADK's High Peaks Trails and the ADK's Eastern Trails guidebooks.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-28-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,952
Posted By Dave Bourque
I would also like to pass along my kudos about...

I would also like to pass along my kudos about the culvert guidebook. I'm very glad to have a copy. I believe that the ADK would be interested in the valuable information contained in the book. ...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 03-25-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 20,698
Posted By Dave Bourque
Some volunteer work has already begun. The trail...

Some volunteer work has already begun. The trail is brushed out but still needs some hardening.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-17-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 506
Posted By Dave Bourque
Adirondak Loj Temporarily Closed

https://www.adirondackexplorer.org/stories/adirondack-mountain-club-temporarily-closes-loj-high-peaks-info-center
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-11-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dave Bourque
From the NYSDEC website 2/3/21. ...

From the NYSDEC website 2/3/21.

• Northwoods Club Road, Minerva, Essex County: 18.6 inches
• Goodnow Flow Road, Newcomb, Essex County: 18.8 inches
• Tahawus/Upper Works, Newcomb, Essex County:...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-08-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,401
Posted By Dave Bourque
A few places come to mind; -When no one...

A few places come to mind;

-When no one else is there, Panther Gorge gives me a feeling of isolation and remoteness.

-Hunters Pass with its slides on both sides makes me feel small.

-The...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-21-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dave Bourque
Snow accumulations as of 1/19/21. ...

Snow accumulations as of 1/19/21.

• Northwoods Club Road, Minerva, Essex County: 14.5 inches
• Goodnow Flow Road, Newcomb, Essex County: 14.3 inches
• Tahawus/Upper Works, Newcomb, Essex County:...
Forum: Other Places 01-13-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 712
Posted By Dave Bourque
Doubletop and graham are permanently closed

DOUBLETOP AND GRAHAM ARE PERMANENTLY CLOSED

Dear fellow hikers,
Doubletop and Graham will no longer be accessible to the public regardless of whether they are local or not. I share this news...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-07-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dave Bourque
From the NYSDEC website; Snow Accumulation:...

From the NYSDEC website;

Snow Accumulation: The following provides current snowpack depths in inches as of 01/05/21 at a selection of Adirondack locations.

• Northwoods Club Road, Minerva,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-13-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,819
Posted By Dave Bourque
A question for DSettahr, I have always been...

A question for DSettahr,
I have always been intrigued about using an umbrella. I visited the BLUNT site and it is obvious they have a quality product. They have many sizes varying from 37" to 58"....
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 10-13-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,481
Posted By Dave Bourque
Stillwater Mtn. Closed for Hunting Season

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NYSDEC/bulletins/2a5ac4c
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-29-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,730
Posted By Dave Bourque
Oddly, many of the ponds along the periphery of...

Oddly, many of the ponds along the periphery of Pharaoh Lake Wilderness receive much less traffic than the interior. Recommended are Spectacle Pond (1 site), Springhill Ponds (2 sites), Goose Pond...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-29-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,144
Posted By Dave Bourque
You might also find a copy at the Crossroads...

You might also find a copy at the Crossroads General Store at exit 25.
Forum: Other Places 08-14-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,416
Posted By Dave Bourque
I've been doing some research and can provide...

I've been doing some research and can provide more details. We are going to stay in the Silverton area. I've got all the car camping stuff figured out. Any insights into great hikes in the...
Forum: Other Places 08-07-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,416
Posted By Dave Bourque
Colorado

I will be traveling to Colorado in mid-October for an annual camping/hiking vacation. My hiking buddy has the use of a pickup truck camper, something we have never done before. We are interested in...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-15-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,229
Posted By Dave Bourque
Prospect Mountain Trail Closed

DEC Closes Prospect Mountain Trail Due to Construction Activity on the Summit

Prospect Mountain Trail is now closed due to construction on the summit. The summit area, above the parking lot, has...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-03-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,959
Posted By Dave Bourque
The NYSDEC has released a mobile app for the...

The NYSDEC has released a mobile app for the State campgrounds.

https://parks.ny.gov/explorer-app/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 07-02-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,084
Posted By Dave Bourque
Cathead Mountain

Maybe a compromise?


Public safety receiving static in Adirondacks
By Gwendolyn Craig, Adirondack Explorer


Hamilton County Chairman Bill Farber says he is heartened that a number of...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 06-27-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 992
Posted By Dave Bourque
Note that this pad weighs 28 lbs. It's not for...

Note that this pad weighs 28 lbs. It's not for backpacking.
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