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T Lake Falls and other ADK falls

Postby hobkyl » Wed Sep 15, 2010 11:07 am

Supposedly a 300' Falls...however from this pic and others I just dont see it. Located near Pisceo NY and is about a 10mile RT hike.
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Also for our fellow ADK area waterfall enthusiasts...if you dont know about this site and were looking for new falls to capture, this site lists several we havent accounted for... ;)

http://www.adirondack.net/waterfalls/

I plan on checking out at least one that we dont have listed...(High Falls, Chateaugay, NY) and will see if time allows for some others.
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Re: T Lake Falls and other ADK falls

Postby spec » Wed Sep 15, 2010 11:14 am

hobkyl wrote:I plan on checking out at least one that we dont have listed...(High Falls, Chateaugay, NY) and will see if time allows for some others.


My brother lives near Chateaugay.
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Re: T Lake Falls and other ADK falls

Postby George » Wed Sep 15, 2010 11:36 am

This has been on my To Do list for a while. Those who have seen it say it really is that big, but it's a slide falls rather than a plunge. The USGS quad also supports about 300 feet. This old postcard suggests that the photo may only have captured the lower part.
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I think the problem is that the common way in, a ten mile hike/bushwhack, doesn't give you the perspective needed to see the whole falls.
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Re: T Lake Falls and other ADK falls

Postby hobkyl » Wed Sep 15, 2010 12:01 pm

spec wrote:My brother lives near Chateaugay.


Tell him to get some pics! 120' falls looks pretty nice.
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Re: T Lake Falls and other ADK falls

Postby hobkyl » Wed Sep 15, 2010 12:03 pm

George wrote:This old postcard suggests that the photo may only have captured the lower part.

I think the problem is that the common way in, a ten mile hike/bushwhack, doesn't give you the perspective needed to see the whole falls.


Yeah probably true. Not Taughannock Falls thats for sure.
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Re: T Lake Falls and other ADK falls

Postby spec » Wed Sep 15, 2010 12:10 pm

hobkyl wrote:
spec wrote:My brother lives near Chateaugay.


Tell him to get some pics! 120' falls looks pretty nice.



He wouldn't even think about it. :) I was thinking more along the lines of "Hmm.. somewhere to sleep at night after I go out trekkin'." :)
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Re: T Lake Falls and other ADK falls

Postby L_G_D » Wed Sep 15, 2010 12:16 pm

I've heard of T-Lake but never got over there. From what I understand, the hike in is OK until you get to the falls. The trail ends at the top and you have to bushwhack down to the bottom, and it's a bit of a scramble and not easy. From what I've seen, it's several long cascades and sloping rocks, that combined might be 300 feet.
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Re: T Lake Falls and other ADK falls

Postby Dingoblu » Wed Sep 15, 2010 6:25 pm

High Falls in Chateaugay, NY

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Re: T Lake Falls and other ADK falls

Postby hobkyl » Thu Sep 16, 2010 5:44 am

:up: :up: Becky! I plan on visiting those falls in a couple of weeks.
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Re: T Lake Falls and other ADK falls

Postby Dingoblu » Thu Sep 16, 2010 6:46 am

It's a nice little hike along the river as well, and a snack bar and gift shop as you come into the park.

I posted another topic with some St. Lawrence county falls near the town of Degrasse, 9 total there I think. If anyone is ever interested in going to see them, I know where they all are now :)
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Re: T Lake Falls and other ADK falls

Postby hobkyl » Thu Sep 16, 2010 8:41 am

If time/weather allows and IF I have the energy to check out more I may shoot you a PM while Im up there...but as is my 4 days are pretty booked.
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Re: T Lake Falls and other ADK falls

Postby George » Thu Sep 16, 2010 11:14 am

I'm going to do T-Lake Falls on Sunday 9/19. If anyone wants to join me, drop me a line. We can either meet at the trailhead or carpool from the Capital District.
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