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Forum: Trip Reports Today, 09:10 AM
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Posted By tenderfoot
Thanks - I forgot to mention that we did have as...

Thanks - I forgot to mention that we did have as supply of Gatoraide chews as well as tangerines. I love how tangerines, clementines or oranges taste on trail.

Double walled container is a good...
Forum: Trip Reports Yesterday, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 80
Posted By tenderfoot
Nippletop & Dial Feb 17

Drove up to ADK Loj on Friday evening Feb 16th, enjoyed a pleasant night in a lean to with hammocks hung. Brisk temps in the low teens. Heart Lake a welcome but noisy bed fellow with its ice...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-14-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By tenderfoot
Thanks folks. Yes, we can preheat the water...

Thanks folks.

Yes, we can preheat the water a bit. Good idea. The warming in the jacket too.

Yes, I drink LOTS of water and will pay attention to Gil Brook for a fill up spot.

Thanks folks
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-13-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By tenderfoot
Thank you Heading up Fri evening, forecast...

Thank you

Heading up Fri evening, forecast for Keene Valley puts it at -1F over Fri night with a high of 26F on Sat. So I am sort of hoping things freeze up nicely and we can avoid sloshing on the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-13-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By tenderfoot
Topping off water bottle with snow

Looking at Nippletop => Dial. Long day of hiking. Was going over my water options and thought instead of carrying four liters I could carry 2 and simply scoop some snow into nalgene after each water...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-09-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By tenderfoot
Very serene, thank you for sharing

Very serene, thank you for sharing
Forum: Trip Reports 01-19-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 685
Posted By tenderfoot
Might make a dandy Eagle project - a welcome...

Might make a dandy Eagle project - a welcome plaque with a few lines of lean-to etiquette and/or other bush craft tips.

And in my experience, decline in scouting is not just the youngin's. Not by...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-22-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,040
Posted By tenderfoot
Camped there with Scouts a few years back....

Camped there with Scouts a few years back. Lean-tos on pond and this open field that had turf over gravel. Rained all night but the ground drained so well never got muddy. Tough on tent stakes though.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-22-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,040
Posted By tenderfoot
I was up Jan 1 '17 and they ran out, or had a...

I was up Jan 1 '17 and they ran out, or had a staffing issue that prevented them from getting it to us. So we were literally out in the cold w/o fire for a few hours - no biggy, we were cold camping...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 12-21-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,501
Posted By tenderfoot
Ok, my wife used to use plastic bags from bread...

Ok, my wife used to use plastic bags from bread as a kid. I thought this odd until I learned the fancy scientific name "vapor barrier". More info here (https://sectionhiker.com/vapor-barrier-socks/)....
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 12-20-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By tenderfoot
Looking at Seek Outside Titanium box stove, Lite...

Looking at Seek Outside Titanium box stove, Lite Outdoors Titanium Cylinder stove, Kni-Co Trekker and Four Dog Stoves 2 Dog model. All have great reviews. I have not used any of these but am making a...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 12-19-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By tenderfoot
Thanks, for some great responses. Familiar...

Thanks, for some great responses.

Familiar with Seek Outside. Was looking at their cimarron as a space / cost compromise.

Will watch for killer deals on Snow Trekkers - seems a lot of people...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 12-19-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By tenderfoot
Hot Tenting

I have been trying to get into this for a while. I enjoy cold camping in winter, and have gear rated to cold temps. But it would be oh-so-nice to have the option to warm up, cook in comfort or dry...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-19-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,040
Posted By tenderfoot
Mmmm - hot tenting. I have been trying to get...

Mmmm - hot tenting. I have been trying to get into this for a while. Will not hijack thread, will start a new one over in the Gear forum. (http://www.adkforum.com/showthread.php?p=264736#post264736)
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-15-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,040
Posted By tenderfoot
Well, +1 on Adirondack Loj if you are new to both...

Well, +1 on Adirondack Loj if you are new to both winter camping and the Adirondacks. But it sounds like you have some experience. I still like the Loj because it is pretty good at spoofing true...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-04-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By tenderfoot
cpoit, I recently became aware that my...

cpoit,

I recently became aware that my micro-spikes, Hillsound Freesteps (https://www.hillsound.com/products/freesteps6-traction-device), have smaller spikes than others. The Freesteps have...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-21-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By tenderfoot
This is great feedback. We camped Gil Brook when...

This is great feedback. We camped Gil Brook when we did Blake & Colvin last time up. Were looking forward to treading familiar ground, but the idea of doing the full circuit under full pack, while...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-20-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By tenderfoot
Bear Den hammocking

Trying to pop up end of this week. Thinking of Dial & Nippletop.

Initial plan was to hike in AMR Lake Road, camp at Gil Brook and then full-pack over [groan] Elk Pass and work our way down the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-14-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By tenderfoot
Thanks for letting us know. Sounds like you...

Thanks for letting us know. Sounds like you reached your objective: enjoy the outdoors.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-02-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 467
Posted By tenderfoot
Uber shuttle?

Used Uber for first 2 times on vacation in Orlando FL. Great experience.

So if I go to uberfarefinder.com and put in New Russia and Keene Valley as pick up/drop off locations Uber says there is...
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