6397Re: [Hammock Camping] Trip Report
- Aug 1, 2004Rick - fun to read your report!
Welcome to the world of the Adirondacks - that's where I grew up and
got my love of backpacking; though there may be higher mountains
elsewhere, the peaks there offer some true challenges. And it's
definitely a hammocker's paradise.
You going to go back and tackle some more?
PS - here are some pictures from a trek up three of the bushwhacking
peaks back in December; portions of this were through steep, steep
spruce thickets and krummholz - not as extended a scramble as the Dix
slide you were on, but still quite a battle!
And here's my hammock on the shore of Long Lake along the
Northville-Lake Placid trail - well worth doing if you ever get the
On Aug 1, 2004, at 9:43 AM, Risk wrote:
> Fellow Hammockers may enjoy the caption under the first picture on my
> current homepage...
> The Adirondacks are a hammock camper's paradise. There are lots of
> places to legally hammock (150 feet from trail and water - and below
> 3500 feet) and it is SO hard to find nice tent camping spots except
> for the official camping spots.
> My most recent hike is detailed here:
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