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Linda Frank's Blog – November 2012 Archive (2)

No Celebrating At This Times Square - 11/24/12

Those of you who've hiked Harriman after Sandy came through and been past the 'infamous' Times Square junction know what it looks like there.  While there's destruction and felled trees strewn over & around nearly all the trails, it just seemed particularly significant to see this popular crossroad in its unrecognizable state.

In the Times Square area, this tree had been growing on top of a rock slab for heaven knows how long.  How many years since that slab had seen the light of…


Added by Linda Frank on November 28, 2012 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Lichen Trail Damage & Bushwack At Harriman - 11/23/12

Hiked three days at Harriman over Thanksgiving holiday. Each hike took about 1/3 longer due to maneuvering blowdown damage. 

So many blows to ramble up, over, through, under and bushwacks around that it really chewed into our time.  In a very dark sense, however, it made for a much more challenging hike what with having to figure out not only how to get back on trail, but in many cases figuring out where the trail was in the first place!

On this particular hike…


Added by Linda Frank on November 25, 2012 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

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