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Forum: ADKHighpeaks Foundation Today, 01:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,385
Posted By DSettahr
Would it really be a conversation befitting of...

Would it really be a conversation befitting of the ADK Forum community if we didn't find mundane and minute details of the original subject matter to pick apart in excessive detail, though? ;)
Forum: Trip Reports Yesterday, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By DSettahr
I did some googling and map examination. The...

I did some googling and map examination. The state owns much of the shoreline of the river downstream of the Piercefield Flow Dam all the way to Carry Falls Reservoir. However, while there are some...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-13-2022, 09:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,465
Posted By DSettahr
It's true that there will be more dead and downed...

It's true that there will be more dead and downed wood in the spring but minimizing the amount of wood used is still a worthwhile consideration for the Pharaoh area especially, given it's popularity...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-13-2022, 07:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,465
Posted By DSettahr
A couple of other considerations: Some of...

A couple of other considerations:

Some of the PLWA Lean-tos are right on the water and face right into the prevailing winds, which makes them great places to camp in the summer as they will be...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-10-2022, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,882
Posted By DSettahr
Did you do this trip, badtolz? If so, where'd...

Did you do this trip, badtolz? If so, where'd you go and how was it?
Forum: Trip Reports 01-03-2022, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By DSettahr
Every trip is an excuse to either bag a new...

Every trip is an excuse to either bag a new lean-to, or scout out new lean-tos in preparation for future trips to bag them! :)

Funny story about me and lean-tos, though... A month or so ago, I...
Forum: Environmental Issues 01-02-2022, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By DSettahr
Yeah, the "Little High Peaks" are impressive in...

Yeah, the "Little High Peaks" are impressive in their own right, and it's easy to forget that other parts of ADKs apart from the High Peaks also have enough of a vertical profile to influence weather...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-02-2022, 11:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By DSettahr
I don't think either of the reservoirs I...

I don't think either of the reservoirs I mentioned have restrictions on them apart from the norm- was just mentioning them as examples of drinking water reservoirs in the ADKs as evidence that it's a...
Forum: Environmental Issues 01-02-2022, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By DSettahr
Natural fire behavior is based on three general...

Natural fire behavior is based on three general factors: climate, topography, and ignition sources. I'd argue that existing cover type/plant species (as well as the vertical structure of onsite...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-02-2022, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By DSettahr
Yeah, this summer was extremely wet. There was a...

Yeah, this summer was extremely wet. There was a period partway through where it seemed like things might finally dry out like they usually do come August... and then the rain just started again in...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-02-2022, 08:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,978
Posted By DSettahr
I can see both your screenshot and the original...

I can see both your screenshot and the original image.
Forum: Trip Reports 01-02-2022, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By DSettahr
I once came across a small fawn curled up on the...

I once came across a small fawn curled up on the ground on an island on a backcountry lake. Mom was no where to be found on the island, and it was a small enough island that if she were there, I'd...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-02-2022, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By DSettahr
Piercefield Flow overnight, 6/1 - 6/2/21

https://i.imgur.com/BkXfqbf.jpg

Click Here For Full Photo Album (https://photos.app.goo.gl/H9okDGqXRKj5TMiBA)

Took advantage of a couple of nice mid-week days this past spring to check out...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-02-2022, 07:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,978
Posted By DSettahr
Here is a proper apostrophe for you to copy and...

Here is a proper apostrophe for you to copy and paste every time you need to use one: '

:rolling:
Forum: Environmental Issues 01-02-2022, 07:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,522
Posted By DSettahr
Also, I'd be curious to know where is that one...

Also, I'd be curious to know where is that one county/town in Mississippi that purchased salt... :)
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-02-2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,978
Posted By DSettahr
I use Imgur for hosting photos that I then post...

I use Imgur for hosting photos that I then post inline on my posts here: https://imgur.com/
Forum: Environmental Issues 01-02-2022, 07:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,522
Posted By DSettahr
Total tons of salt used per state probably isn't...

Total tons of salt used per state probably isn't the best measure for this sort of analysis, though... Of course NY is going to use more tons of salt than smaller northeast states with similar...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-02-2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By DSettahr
Do you mean you started the same day as us? If...

Do you mean you started the same day as us? If so, we must've passed each other.

Or do you mean you ended on the same day we started?
Forum: Trip Reports 01-02-2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,719
Posted By DSettahr
Trying to make a group trip work on a specific...

Trying to make a group trip work on a specific weekend (even one picked well in advance) honestly can be a colossal pain in the butt*. To accommodate the diverse and often competing needs of everyone...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-02-2022, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By DSettahr
Yeah, the rules are primarily about protecting...

Yeah, the rules are primarily about protecting water quality. Like Montcalm says this isn't super common but there's definitely a few reservoirs scattered around the Adirondacks that serve as...
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