Entries by Jim Lawyer

Owls Head Mountain Access

Owl’s Head Mountain has been a popular rock climbing destination since the 1950s. It has an open rock summit with pretty views, and a collection of crack climbs that is especially popular for toproping and beginners. It is also a popular destination for hiking. As any local can tell you, and the lines of cars […]

Past and Present UMP Links and Information

The draft UMP for the Sentinel Range is here: http://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/lands_forests_pdf/sentinelump.pdf There is a summary article here: https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2017/11/dec-seeks-comments-new-route-73-parking-plan.html The Giant/Dix UMP (2004) is here: http://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/lands_forests_pdf/giant1.pdf The High Peaks UMP (1999) is here: http://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/lands_forests_pdf/hpwump.pdf The Taylor Pond UMP (2013) which includes Poke-O Moonshine is here: http://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/lands_forests_pdf/tpmcump.pdf The climber response to the Taylor Pond UMP (was submitted *after* […]