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    Nice photos and track logs. Enjoyed looking at...

    Nice photos and track logs. Enjoyed looking at them.
    ecc
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    Three years ago my husband saw a mt. lion while...

    Three years ago my husband saw a mt. lion while hunting from his tree stand in the central Catskills. I draw no conclusions from this except that there was a mt. lion in the central Catskills three...
  3. Thread: Catskill Loon-acy

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    I once saw one on the Ashokan Reservoir in Late...

    I once saw one on the Ashokan Reservoir in Late April. I have heard them from time to time from my backyard as well (I live less than a mile from the Reservoir), mostly in he spring. I consider them...
  4. Thread: Catskill Record

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    Previous unsupported 3500 marathon

    Hi,
    My husband went to school with Jim Senecal and he tells me Jim climbed the peaks with Joe Hevesi in one shot in 78 or 79. They walked from trail head to trail head. When they did it, the Freeman...
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    When skiing, I wear a helmet, knee pads and...

    When skiing, I wear a helmet, knee pads and goggles. That way, I'm protected from the lack of grooming. Somewhat.
    ecc
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    If you are a profuse sweater, you may need to...

    If you are a profuse sweater, you may need to dress more lightly. Carry a thick top layer for when you stop, but wear something really thin when moving, making sure whatever you wear will still block...
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    Can moose conceive if they're nursing? ecc

    Can moose conceive if they're nursing?
    ecc
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    We skiied the carriage rd. to Camp Santanoni on...

    We skiied the carriage rd. to Camp Santanoni on Saturday 3/31 and there was complete coverage and conditions were great. The snow was knee deep in the woods.
    ecc
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    I'm thinking it doesn't get as much use as other...

    I'm thinking it doesn't get as much use as other lean-tos in the Catskills. You might check out the lean-to journal to get a better idea. I think most people record their stay in these notebooks.
    I...
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    I saw a rattler on 5th Mt. in the Lake George...

    I saw a rattler on 5th Mt. in the Lake George region three or so years ago. The only time I've ever hiked in the area. Luckily I heard him before I saw him (her?).

    Schenemunck Mt. in Orange County...
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    We checked it out. I posted it on trail...

    We checked it out. I posted it on trail conditions. A very beautiful area which I'd never been to before. Thanks for the directions.
    Are there any maps of the roads and logging trails on the...
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    I've never been to Huntersfield. Is it compatible...

    I've never been to Huntersfield. Is it compatible with mountain biking? Is it allowed?
    ecc
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    Pesky flies

    I've twice heard the same rumor and in two different locales, Saugerties and Wells, NY. The rumor is that the DEC has released those large, ankle-biting flies to control the caterpillar population. I...
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    Wonderful photos!

    Very nice work!
    ecc
  15. Good reference

    I've saved the entire thread as a pdf in my "hiking etc" folder on my computer. I know I'll be referring back to it again and again.
    Thanks,
    ecc
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    I don't know anything about them first hand, but...

    I don't know anything about them first hand, but it looks interesting.
    http://www.shoe-fitter.com/products.htm
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    Ski touring in AKD this weekend?

    Does anyone know if there is enough snow cover in the So. Adk (Wells area give or take 20 miles) for cross country touring?
    How about Camp Santanoni. Has anyone been there lately?
    Any info much...
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    EMS Spire

    My husband has an EMS Spire which he really likes. He has a bad back so comfort is essential for him. He keeps the weight down to under 20 lbs or so.
    The key is to go in the store and try a bunch of...
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    I use rollerblading elbow pads when I mountain...

    I use rollerblading elbow pads when I mountain bike. This I learned after destroying my elbow–twice! I haven't felt the need to wear them for hiking or skiing. I don't seem to fall as much doing...
  20. Thread: Babe who?

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    Attention Peakbgr

    I Insist This Thread Be Deleted!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 ;)
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    I must have missed you because you were on the...

    I must have missed you because you were on the loop. Better luck next time!
    ecc
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    When did you hike it? I was on High Point on...

    When did you hike it? I was on High Point on Sunday morning.
    ecc
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    We sit all day when we're hunting. And we see...

    We sit all day when we're hunting. And we see more birds and animals when we're doing it. You'd be surprised how much you can smell too. Perhaps because you're focused on seeing or hearing deer...
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    I'm born again!

    In the past, though not liking to see trash on the trail,like Mrs. G, I was grossed out by actually picking it up (unless it was an empty bottle or something relatively clean like that). Upon reading...
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    Yes, but in general, how do you feel about things...

    Yes, but in general, how do you feel about things like this?
    I hope I didn't offend with my question. I think it's an interesting topic. I'm not judging anyone's opinion on it. I should have stated...
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