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Tagged With: South Colton

Diamond Sportsmen Club's APA Permit

Man, the APA can be some real jerks sometimes…  Looks like the formation of the Diamond Sportsmen Club got off to a rocky start.  Found an article detailing some of the things they had to agree to which went well above and beyond standard APA guidelines.  One of the more interesting bits I found is … Continue reading »

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The Lone Grave of Benj Miller

Ran into a strange site while snowmobiling last weekend.  The Lone Grave of Benj Miller.  At least that’s what I’m calling it… It’s a single grave surrounded by a chain link fence on the top of a small hill along route 56.  The snowmobile trail goes right by it (2 ft away).  There’s a small … Continue reading »

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Littl Blue vs Little Blue

Little Blue Mountain: a mountain in the foothills of Blue Mountain in Indian Lake, NY near Blue Mountain Lake with an elevation of about 2,800 ft. Littl Blue Mountain: a mountain in South Colton, NY overlooking little blue pond at an elevation of about 1,800 ft. Easy to confuse the two. Lots of people think … Continue reading »

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Founding of the Diamond Sportsmens Club

I like to see land in the Adirondack State Park stay private instead of going to the state.  That might sound odd because it restricts use, but you see I grew up in that private sector of the Adirondack State Park and I understand how remote it is.  Once the state takes it over there’s … Continue reading »

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The High Peaks Resort

I’ve been meaning to climb some of the Adirondack High Peaks for a few years.  Don’t get me wrong, I don’t have any grand illusions of becoming a 46er (Although, as a side note, that would be awesome).  I simply enjoy climbing the occasional mountain.  Climbing some of the highest peaks in New York State … Continue reading »

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