He taught and coached at Santa Fe Preparatory School and The American School of Paris, co-founded Maison Margaux: "Paris à la parisienne" in Faubourg Saint-Germain, and owns Adobe Oasis in Santa Fe, NM with his bride. A year later one of the fellows is out of town and his bride calls to alert me that…. Jim Gillis 52,094 views. A short while later I was fortunate enough to photograph the young-ish, calm and totally unaggressive visitor. A Vermonter is recovering after a hike in Arizona turned into a trip to the hospital. But it didn’t venture far, preferring to coil up again along the outside of the barn where it could enjoy the afternoon shade. Our mission? Your email address will not be published. I shared my plans for a “rattlesnake safari” in an effort to document live, healthy rattlesnakes in their natural habitat. Photos are taken. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! As I drove, two thoughts occurred to me. Our first rattlesnake on Split Rock Mountain! Or two! But it was also a reaction to the alarmingly frequent reports of timber rattlesnakes being killed. The rattler’s thick black body was curled up with the rattle facing us but silent. Not just long, maybe five feet or so, but really thick. (freerepublic.com). Trail is a logging road that turns left onto a foot trail that climbs steeply to the summit with spectacular views of Lake Champlain, Willsboro Point, and Vermont. Timber rattlesnake safari w/ @trekeast this morning. In all likelihood the rattlesnake, no matter how large and menacing, will slither off without striking. The Champlain Valley Film Series In order to help keep our community healthy, we won’t be showing movies at the Grange this winter. The above image is of Lake Champlain from Rattlesnake Mountain, Willsboro NY by Annacecchini. Heightened risk? Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. It flew back below us and landed in a pine tree near shore for a late lunch or early dinner… As I started to scramble up some open rock to try and get a better view, I was stopped in my tracks. The trailhead is easy to miss, but it is located on the east side of Route 22, just south of Long Pond. Don't forget to look back on Long Pond. Required fields are marked *. Check. Unless you try to pick up or harass one, you stand a better chance of being struck by lightning than bitten, Beemer said… the ambush hunters are deadly to mice, chipmunks and squirrels but are “extremely shy” of humans and will hide or try to leave unnoticed. This trail is on private land; please be respectful to the owners. This is private land. There is a small sign at the pull-off on the east side of road across from Long Pond Cabins. Instead, the Home Together Winter Film Series has picked five movies you can watch anytime on your own at home and then join a REEL TALK via Zoom. The Nature Park will include hiking trails and educational signs and is on the site of the former Essex Quarry that operated from the late 18 th century to just a few years ago. He meanders on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, YouTube and Flickr. 3:02. These much mythologized predators are in fact incredibly reserved, infrequently witnessed by recreational hikers and far more likely to retreat than attack. First class paddling and scrambling? I’m no alarmist. I was amazed with how big these snakes are. It took us the balance of July and August to arrive at a date that worked for all three of us and favored our mission. It's usually less than an hour to the top, and there are spectacular views of the entire area, including Willsboro Bay and Willsboro Point, the Four Brothers Islands, Giant Mountain, and Rocky Peak Ridge. @virtualDavis Let's also watch for falcons and eagles, Geo, here near the northern extent of rattlesnake range. Tell us more about what interests you, and we can help you plan your next trip. The first part of the trail is a road suitable for any snowshoer, but the climb is rocky and must be taken with care. And both are loosely tied to the timber rattlesnake overview provided by a writeup, “Group Aims to Save Rattlesnakes in New York Park” from freerepublic.com. Plants. My bride answered, listened and handed me the receiver. And the second thought was more of a question: how should a homeowner respond to a rattlesnake (or other potentially dangerous but protected wild animal)? On this day of poor visibility, we couldn't see beyond the bay, but if was enough. (“Timber Rattlesnake Killed“). Maybe a loon, too! https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/new-york/rattlesnake-mountain--3 Rattlesnake Mt Trail Close Up Map - Duration: 3:57. Middlebury College’s website lists a dozen species of snakes inhabiting Vermont.. Rattlesnake Mountain, Willsboro, NY. Our “rattlesnake safari” inspired the nickname “Trek-Beast” in honor or Davis’ epic wildlife and habitat adventures. Enter to win a vacation for two to Lake Champlain! Our “rattlesnake safari” inspired the nickname “Trek-Beast” in honor or Davis’ epic wildlife and habitat adventures. It's for hiking/ snowshoeing only. The Bouquet River runs through the town, emptying into Lake Champlain, and the town has 28 miles of shoreline on the lake. It is liscensed under CC BY-SA 4.0. Eagle? Pictures; Videos; Plans. Ive seen tons of them. It was intended as an adventure. This mountain is well-known for offering great "value for effort." , George and Tom and I faced a steep scramble in our search for snakes, eagles, and falcons on Adirondack Coast pic.twitter.com/pK5NHGkk. Please bring a potl… [Continue Reading], The Newman Center Film Series-on-Tour will stop at the Hampton Inn, 586 State Route 3, Platts… [Continue Reading], The Champlain Valley Film Series In order to help keep our community healthy, we won’t be showing … [Continue Reading]. The views extend all the way to the "big lake," Lake Champlain, and the Green Mountains across it in Vermont! The Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area was established as a conservation area in 1961 by the Halton Region Conservation Authority. You can listen to a provocative discussion about the film by a special guest and submit your own questions. HIKING ONLY: no camping, littering, fires, bikes or motorized vehicles. The Rattlesnake Mountain trail is closed until further notice at the request of the Town of Willsboro. It's usually less than an hour to the top, and there are spectacular views of the entire area, including Willsboro Bay and Willsboro Point, the Four Brothers Islands, Giant Mountain, and Rocky Peak Ridge. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Andrew Klingler Recommended for you. Geo Davis (aka virtualDavis) is a writer, storyteller and unabashed flâneur. A timber rattlesnake is coiled up in their barn. named Rattlesnake Hill, Mount Independence is located in Orwell, Vermont, on the east side of Lake Champlain opposite Ticonderoga, New York, and historic Fort Ticonderoga.At its narrowest, the lake is a quarter mile wide between Mount Independence and Ticonderoga. The goal? In hind sight, we might have worn gators to be extra-prudent, though the day was hot and we were more concerned with comfort and convenience. John Davis prepares for first foray into timber rattlesnake habitat In hind sight, we might have worn gators to be extra-prudent, though the day was hot … Learn how your comment data is processed. CATS notes that the closure came at the request of the Town of Willsboro. So, is this a message? Despite the name, this is the extreme northern end of the range for the timber rattlesnake. Long Pond appears on the right, and the parking area is near a small cabin with the sign "Bear's Den." The Rattlesnake Mountain trail is closed until further notice at the request of the Town of Willsboro. The wild forest is named for Split Rock Mountain, the main feature of the area. “Given their low reproductive rate along with a high mortality rate of young, as well as being killed or captured by humans, the Timber Rattlesnake is in serious trouble in the Northeast,” James Beemer, a civilian Defense Department biologist, wrote in a 2001 study… Rattlers have not been responsible for any fatalities in New York for decades. Both in the east and out west. Hillary Stransky asked me if I remembered last summer’s uneventful rattlesnake safari with her husband. By Herb Terns on September 13, 2012 at 11:00 AM. Closure signs have been posted. Mount Independence is slightly more than a 1.25 miles (2.01 km) in length and less than .75 miles (1.21 km) … I go. Essex, New York Architecture: A Doodler’s Field Guide. Pat B says: ” Swanton is near Lake Champlain and about 10 miles south of the Canadian border. Notice in the later pictures the rattlesnake is coiled next to and behind a lightning rod. N… [Continue Reading], Essex Community Potluck Tuesdays 6pm Join us for food and friendly conversation. Group Aims to Save Rattlesnakes in New York Park, Newman Center Film Series-on-Tour: TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN, Champlain Valley Film Series Presents Home Together Film Series’ Reel Talk: MY OCTOPUS TEACHER. Previous. I did. If you’re in a rush, the executive summary follows: If you’re less rushed and more curious, here’s the more serpentine chronicle. So they tend to be visible if so! The Sacred Cenote. But it’s a bit of a gamble, no? We’ve got the best ideas for things to do on your next Adirondack adventure, and we will deliver them right to your inbox! Timber Rattlesnake A Lake Champlain Land Trust Nature Snapshot Protecting lakeshore and natural areas since 1978 www.LCLT.org While this snake is venomous, and their bite can be fatal if left untreated, Timber Rattlesnakes only bite when threatened. Lake Champlain. After overwhelming the memory card on my camera and waving goodbye to Hillary I headed home. Previously [when?] Essex, New York Community Blog Since 2011. Lake Champlain is in the middle of a mysterious American Eel die-off event. The safari guide is well acquainted with the habitat and has located rattlers before. The Essex Quarry Nature Park is located on the southern edge of the hamlet, just a short distance from the Lake Champlain Ferries Essex/Charlotte, Vt. landing. Now, don’t get me wrong. - a unique blend of striking scenic beauty, endless outdoor recreational opportunities and celebrated heritage. Rattlesnake mountain lies just west of Willsboro Bay, Lake Champlain and offers fantastic views of the bay and the lake. So all of the pictures above are from that first lookout spot. The eagle dipped down into the water and came back up with a fish while we watched excitedly through binoculars. (owner – PL) Rattlesnake Mt Trail Overview Map . Your next adventure awaits you in your inbox! They are active from active from mid-May to mid-October, and like to sun themselves on the abundant rocky ledges. Falcon? In this area you can see a bit of Lake Champlain, a brief glimpse of Willsboro Bay, and some of the Green Mountains and Vermont in the distance. TrekEast/TrekWest veteran John Davis prepares for first foray into timber rattlesnake habitat on September 12, 2012 by transitioning from waterman to mountaineer. Our first rattlesnake on Split Rock Mountain! Those pale snakes, especially the rattlesnake with the pale yellow head are extremely similar to my rhubarb patch mystery serpent! The views extend all the way to the "big lake," Lake Champlain, and the Green Mountains across it in Vermont! And so you can imagine my envy when on Thursday, September 13, 2012 Herb Terns published the following in the Times Union “Our first rattlesnake on Split Rock Mountain!” This excerpt describes their experience at Snake Den Bay Overlook: The lookout did not disappoint. It is a popular destination for hikers, backpackers, cyclists, rock climbers and nature-lovers in the Greater Toronto Area along with Mount Nemo Conservation Area.The park's ten kilometres of cliff edge and forest trails connect with the Bruce Trail and Crawford Lake. Creatures Tess Pfeifle October 3, 2020 Comment. In early July 2012, I posted a heartbreaking image of a timber rattlesnake killed on Lakeshore Road near the Split Rock Wildway. The 3,700-acre Split Rock Wild Forest is part of the Adirondack Forest Preserve. Free, open to all. His head was already under the rock as my approach had led him to seek shelter there. This mountain is well-known for offering great "value for effort." Only once Hillary fired up the lawn mower and backed away from the approximately 30-36″ snake did it slowly, lazily uncoil and navigate around the wall of the barn. Damariscotta Lake; Sebago Lake – Jordan Bay; Moosehead Lake – Birches; Moosehead Lake – South; South Twin – Millinockett; Sebec Lake; Winni Rattlesnake Is; Lake Sunapee; Inner Malletts Bay – VT; Join the Club; Pix & Video. Eagle's nest? No. A timber rattler had been laying just fifteen feet or so away from us. Timber Rattlesnake killed on Lakeshore Road in Essex, ... tourists are drawn to the Split Rock trails and adjacent Lake Champlain shorelines with the hopes of seeing an Adirondack rattlesnake. Fingers crossed that we spot a Crotalus horridus. Recommended Stories DEC: take precautions when […] After a short distance, the Rattlesnake Cliffs Trail will be on the left. John Davis, a conservationist, writer and wilderness trekker (@wildwaystrekker) had discovered six timber rattlesnakes a couple of years prior during a Split Rock outing, and he was optimistic that we would be able to locate a few during our rattlesnake safari. The three kayak and hike and scramble but find no rattlesnakes. Nothing that big though. There is no camping, littering, fires, bikes, or motorized vehicles. I want to believe that sharing a personal timber rattlesnake experience will inspire people to exercise greater caution when driving along Lakeshore Road. Increase awareness – and hopefully appreciation – for our native population of timber rattlesnakes concentrated in this unique Adirondack wilderness corridor. Enough dead rattlers; we wanted to see some live rattlers! I will update this post if/when I have confirmation on the best way to respond. Lake Champlain Thing 1 Mountain View Hiking Tower Community Parking Lot Mountains Genealogy. Obviously most people would want to remove the risk, but I’m hopeful that most people recognize the merits of responsible action. They are rarely encountered and tend to sun on rock ledges, rock slides, The way north looks over Lake Champlain and the inviting peaks of the Green Mountains. Our unsuccessful quest to witness live timber rattlesnakes highlighted the incredibly elusive nature of the Crotalus horridus. According to several local sources you should contact the DEC, and they will resolve the situation safely and expeditiously. Landmarks Tess Pfeifle October 4, 2020 2 Comments. Facebook 0 Twitter LinkedIn 0 Reddit Pinterest 0 0 Likes. That is an huge rattle snake holy crap. No. And, with a dash of luck, I just might convince people fearful of rattlesnakes to spare their lives. Slightly less than a year ago I floated the idea of a “timber rattlesnake safari” with Essex, NY friends, John Davis and Tom Stransky. Filed Under: Nature Tagged With: Timber Rattlesnake. Reply. Split Rock Wildway: Scouting the Adirondack Park’s Most Diverse Wildlife Corridor, The Essex Yoga Club meets every Monday at 5:30 pm at St. John’s Church. They mate in late August. We watched him slowly make a retreat through a small slit in the rocks. Is suspect we didn’t look very threatening, and the click-click-clicking of my camera my have hypnotized the almost black pit viper. Uncanny. Never once did the snake behave aggressively or ever rattle his tail. 814 Bridge Road, Crown Point, NY 12928 :: Tel: 518-597-4649, A moderate climb over rocky terrain but not overly steep. The best views from this spot are those over Long Pond and the … If you’re a wise herpetologist with a knowledge of the Adirondacks’ Champlain Valley maybe you can help solve my snake mystery… Updates Charlie S says: August 10, 2020 at 7:39 am. Saved by John James. Despite the name, this is the extreme northern end of the range for the Timber Rattlesnake, which is listed as Threatened, and are somewhat rare. Geo chronicles adventures (and misadventures) of rehabilitating an historic Essex home at Rosslyn Redux: Reawakening a home, a dream and ourselves; blogs about doodling and other esoterica at virtualDavis.com; posts sometimes unnerving, occasionally euphoric, and always pollyanna "midlife mashups" at 40x41.com; waxes nautical at Sailing Errant; and delves into matters of parenting, babylandia, and childfreedom at Why No Kids? And on September 12 we embarked. Timber rattlesnake? This mountain is well-known for offering great "value for effort." Check. The Rattlesnake Mountain trail is closed until further notice at the request of the Town of Willsboro. Take Exit 33 from I-87 (the Northway) and continue on Route 22. Check! Why? It was impressive. Your email address will not be published. Located in the eastern foothills of the Adirondack Mountains along the shore of Lake Champlain it comprises the largest tract of undeveloped Lake Champlain shoreline in New York. Parking area on east side of road across from Long Pond Cabins. Avoid further threatening the snake and withdraw cautiously, slowly. It is. For goodness ‘snakes’, there are actually more species of snakes in Vermont than most people might think. HAGUE, N.Y. (NEWS10) — On Sunday, an Environmental Conservation Officer responded to the town of Hague for a reportedly trapped timber rattlesnake at a residence where a family was vacationing. Return either on the Rattlesnake Cliffs Trail or the Aunt Jenny Trail. The trail is an old logging road that turns left onto a foot trail, which climbs steeply to the summit where there are spectacular views of Lake Champlain, Willsboro Point, and Vermont. No. To see some live timber rattlesnakes in their native Split Rock habitat. Take that and go to both overlooks where you will get spectacular views of Silver Lake, Lake Dunmore, the Champlain Valley, and the Adirondacks. Champlain Area Trails has announced that the Rattlesnake Mountain Trail in Willsboro has been closed by the landowner until further notice due to crowding and non-respect of social distancing rules. 4k Drone Video: Champlain and Highlands Forge Lake, Adirondack Park, NY - Duration: ... Rattlesnake Swimming in Lake George NY - Duration: 3:02. Perhaps the gift of a timber rattlesnake sighting is best received by the unsuspecting. They decide the day was fun anyway and admit rattlers are rare and tough to find. We were a little worried about the dogs getting close but were excited to see our first rattlesnake in the Adirondacks! There are also two smaller ponds in the western part of the town, where the Adirondack Mountains begin with Rattlesnake or Willsboro Mountain (there are no rattlesnakes on Rattlesnake Mountain). Snowshoes or traction devices are highly recommended. This afternoon I was tucking into my lunch when the phone rang. Even this narrow section of the lake seems immense when viewed from up high above the water… As we looked on, three seagulls that had been floating peacefully in the lake took off in alarm. Protected by state law, rattlers are considered a threatened species in New York… State wildlife officials estimate New York has 3,000 to 6,000 rattlesnakes left, mostly around the Hudson Highlands and a dozen Adirondack dens… Rattlers hibernate in winter and are active from about May through September. Three intrepid fellows seek timber rattlers in native Adirondack habitat. It's usually less than an hour to the top, and there are spectacular views of the entire area, including Willsboro Bay and Willsboro Point, the Four Brothers Islands, Giant Mountain, and Rocky Peak Ridge. @TrekEast Loon? (Essex on Lake Champlain) Good news as long as your tyke is prudent. #Adirondacks #Champlain #ADK. We soon saw why as a bald eagle flew across Snake Den Harbor. No and no, but amusing. Zilch. ... 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