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Forum: Trip Reports 09-17-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,133
Posted By King Whistle
Thanks very much for the report. I have wanted to...

Thanks very much for the report. I have wanted to go to GP and just never quite gotten there from here. Great pictures.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-07-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,672
Posted By King Whistle
"I reckon I got to light out for the Territory...

"I reckon I got to light out for the Territory ahead of the rest, because Aunt Sally she’s going to adopt me and sivilize me, and I can’t stand it. I been there before. "
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-23-2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,812
Posted By King Whistle
I practice LNT principles and am an ADK lean to...

I practice LNT principles and am an ADK lean to adopter, Connecticut trail volunteer and lover of all back country. I am working on my 46 and (93/) 115 but I wonder, given the depressing state of...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 06-16-2016, 05:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,566
Posted By King Whistle
Stayed at Mud Lake Lean-to (which I recently...

Stayed at Mud Lake Lean-to (which I recently 'adopted') this past Sunday. The lean-to is all but new after having been rebuilt in the last couple of years. Enjoy the walk, WJ.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-24-2008, 05:51 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,656
Posted By King Whistle
I echo this. If someone wants a leanto for...

I echo this. If someone wants a leanto for themself, and it was that important to them, I guess they can have it and I would do without.

I would offer any leanto that I occupied to a stranger. ...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-24-2008, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,293
Posted By King Whistle
Panther and Santa have the yellow disk jammies....

Panther and Santa have the yellow disk jammies. Couchie has the sign with the red lettering as stated above. Current as of earlier this month. And a wonderful walk to boot.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-24-2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,079
Posted By King Whistle
I bought my first real backpack, an EMS store...

I bought my first real backpack, an EMS store brand in 1992. I have retired it, but friends keep borrowing it and it is still going strong.

More recently, I purchased an EMS Mountain Lite 20...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-24-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,062
Posted By King Whistle
Barlow Boots

I spoke to Mr. Barlow late last year and he was still making boots. The appeared to be priced reasonably for custom boots.

At Johns Brook Lodge this spring I met a fellow wearing Barlow boots...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-14-2008, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,361
Posted By King Whistle
I really enjoyed my walk through there in...

I really enjoyed my walk through there in mid-August. There were great views from both peaks, and a wonderful sense of isolation on the ridge trail...highly recommended as a quick getaway...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 12-24-2006, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,520
Posted By King Whistle
From a newbie...all the best. See you on the...

From a newbie...all the best. See you on the trail.
Forum: Trip Reports 11-01-2006, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,529
Posted By King Whistle
AMC Outdoors has an interesting article in the...

AMC Outdoors has an interesting article in the November 2006 issue called "The Nature of Risk: Why We Put Ourselves in Harm's Way" that makes interesting reading for those of us who have learned...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-01-2006, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,529
Posted By King Whistle
I try to keep in mind the fact that the mountain...

I try to keep in mind the fact that the mountain will be there when I get back. Discretion is the better part of valor. (How's that for a couple of cliches?)
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-13-2006, 05:23 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 20,423
Posted By King Whistle
Information is not the enemy. Gentlemen must...

Information is not the enemy. Gentlemen must agree to disagree, and this is an area in which there is bound to be disagreement. I am no libertarian, but what possible harm should be expected to...
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