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    WTEN TV, Albany NY, had a report yesterday on...

    WTEN TV, Albany NY, had a report yesterday on giant hogweed with an interview with a DEC researcher. The video is here.
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    Positioning the Acme map at the marked tower...

    Positioning the Acme map at the marked tower location, and converting the coordinates to d m s format yields: N 41 42' 29" W 74 20' 41". So the USGS map would appear to be quite correct. The photo...
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    Nice photos, Tom. That is a very scenic area. ...

    Nice photos, Tom. That is a very scenic area.

    That is a good question for which I have never heard an answer. I suspect one would need to climb (or more correctly visit) both to complete the...
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    http://inlinethumb13.webshots.com/48396/2623260970...

    http://inlinethumb13.webshots.com/48396/2623260970102335886S600x600Q85.jpg
    An unauthorized summit sign that was placed in 2008 on Panther Mountain in the Catskills, on which the sign maker proudly...
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    Now, let's not get political. I am sure you...

    Now, let's not get political. I am sure you would be happy to know that the Adirondacks have a Cheney Cobble on the Adirondack Hundred Highest list. This mountain was named for John Cheney, a very...
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    Yvon just beat me to it, so I will just a few of my own thoughts.

    For me the expression refers to a light-headed sense of euphoria I have when I reach the summit of a mountain and gaze out over...
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    Once data is in a database it can be sorted and...

    Once data is in a database it can be sorted and categorized in a seemingly infinite number of interesting ways. The "least climbed CO 13-ers" would easily become a self-vitiating list given the...
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    I agree we describing the same trail. The area...

    I agree we describing the same trail.

    The area along Hicks Hill Road is state owned and part of the Stissing Mountain Multiple Use Area. The primary trailhead parking area is on the side of...
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    Nope. You must hike, snowshoe, and/or ski down...

    Nope. You must hike, snowshoe, and/or ski down for it to count. Riding down, flying, teleporting, and exploding off the summit are strictly verboten for peakbaggers.
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    Actually I would say that the report is a very...

    Actually I would say that the report is a very accurate assessment. The trail from Mountain Road has indeed been closed by the property owners at the trailhead on Mountain Road. That is a shame...
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    The southern access trail from Mountain Road has...

    The southern access trail from Mountain Road has been closed and posted for about 8-9 years.

    The last I heard the long Hicks Road access trail is still open. It does cross private land, with no...
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    My condolences for your loss. Thank you for...

    My condolences for your loss. Thank you for sharing some of Tommy's life and his influence on this website.

    I was struck by the strong resemblance in the photos of Tommy at 17 and you at 14,...
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    No, I am not a member of the LoJ site. I am a...

    No, I am not a member of the LoJ site. I am a fan of the LoJ and Peakbagger sites because of their many lists. I now prefer to hike a la carte from the lists rather than endeavoring to complete any...
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    Nice bit of work. I did a quick look over the...

    Nice bit of work. I did a quick look over the list. While I did not perform and exhaustive verification, the list appears reasonable in that it has the peaks I would have generally expected. Nice...
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    Your photos are like the icing on the cake to...

    Your photos are like the icing on the cake to Blaze's fine images. Well done on the route and art.
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    Awesome photos. The photos of the hikers against...

    Awesome photos. The photos of the hikers against the clouds are amazing. The cloud bank and rime ice are also stunning.

    That camera of yours is the little camera that could. Of course, this is...
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    I have not had time to get most my autumn photos...

    I have not had time to get most my autumn photos sorted, organized, and online yet. I do promise to post more images later. But here are a few images from this past Monday in the Winter Clove of...
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    While it may not be one of those stunning photos...

    While it may not be one of those stunning photos from the magic hour; your photo exhibits the soft colors which are found in the subtle, afterglow of sunset. It is the quiet side of the magic hour. ...
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    Kentucky has a bend in the Mississippi River that is disconnected from the rest of the state at its southwest corner. It is surrounded by Missouri and Tennessee, with the only land connection...
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    Yes, welcome to the Catskills. Sound like you...

    Yes, welcome to the Catskills. Sound like you had a couple enjoyable hikes.

    Although I can't recall anything too strange happening to me while hiking BLM or the Catskills... The Catskills have...
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    I also suspect you saw the Skytop Tower at the...

    I also suspect you saw the Skytop Tower at the Mohonk Resort. There are several excellent views of the tower along US-209 between Kerhonkson and Accord. I do not have any digital photos from that...
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    Beautiful wedding! Bob & Geri's excellent...

    Beautiful wedding!

    Bob & Geri's excellent album prompts a question. Was Terra really in the wedding procession? I know Aussies have awesome intelligence, but that is amazing and most...
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    Best wishes for a happy and long life together,...

    Best wishes for a happy and long life together, Sabrina and Michael.
  24. Excellent historical research, Papa Bear. I have...

    Excellent historical research, Papa Bear. I have heard bits and pieces of this history before, but I have never seen it detailed, organized, and summarized so well.

    The oblong also explains the...
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    If Bearpen were within the Blue Line (Catskill...

    If Bearpen were within the Blue Line (Catskill Forest Preserve) and in a Wilderness Area or Wild Forest; and if it were truly trailless today then no new trails would be allowed under the current...
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