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#39908 - 09/19/08 08:36 PM Land acquired in the dacks
Elwood54 Offline
journeyman

Registered: 10/11/05
Posts: 72
Loc: NYC
Will this open any new cliffs to the public?

NYTimes article on Dacks

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#39914 - 09/20/08 01:53 AM Re: Land acquired in the dacks [Re: Elwood54]
Mike Rawdon Offline

Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 11/29/99
Posts: 4275
Loc: Poughkeepsie
Not likely.

And I don't think the Follensby Pond parcel is "southwest of Lake Placid" as the NYT article states, but rather east of Tupper Lake, in a region the Adirondack Council described as "flood plain".

But a similar land acquisition by The Nature Conservancy near Indian Lake is reportedly very close to closure, and the land does indeed contain some climbing opportunities. I'll see if I can find the link to that news.

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#40202 - 09/28/08 11:43 PM Re: Land acquired in the dacks [Re: Mike Rawdon]
fallenglass Offline
enthusiast

Registered: 08/01/03
Posts: 276
Loc: cornwall
follensby pond is near (and connected i think) to a really cool section of the raquette river. i'd like to take the detour into the pond someday.

follensby clear pond (different from regular old follensby pond), is also a really fun place to paddle a canoe - it's up near rollins pond. Access is easy and is connected to a mess of other lakes with very short portages.

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