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Forum: Trip Reports 05-06-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By mmaute
Great Photos. Glad to see they finished cleaning...

Great Photos. Glad to see they finished cleaning up the remains of the cabin. I was there a month or two ago and the site was littered with broken glass and lumber from the cabin tear down.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-26-2017, 10:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,396
Posted By mmaute
You make valid points. However, the key word you...

You make valid points. However, the key word you mention is "prefer". The OP asked about a GPS unit, so I infer that is their preferred method of navigation and I tried to give relevant advice. I...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-26-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,396
Posted By mmaute
I use a Garmin Oregon 700 for hiking - it works...

I use a Garmin Oregon 700 for hiking - it works well. For simplicity, I think one in the Garmin etrex series (etrex 10 or 20) would meet your needs. For winter use, I recommend using the lithium...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-08-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,094
Posted By mmaute
Resistance and personal opinion are irrelevant to...

Resistance and personal opinion are irrelevant to the issue. Motorized equipment is not allowed in lands designated Wilderness. Drones have been determined to be motorized so they are not allowed. I...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-01-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,445
Posted By mmaute
Hiked Peaked on 13th Lake yesterday. About 20%...

Hiked Peaked on 13th Lake yesterday. About 20% color.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-26-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,786
Posted By mmaute
As Ontario said, you can camp anywhere on state...

As Ontario said, you can camp anywhere on state land as long as you observe the 150' rule. As long as the islands in Limekiln are state land, and you find a spot that meets the 150' rule, you would...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 06-05-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By mmaute
I've had good luck with their customer service as...

I've had good luck with their customer service as well. I bought their stainless microlite thermos (keeps coffee hot several hours while winter hiking). I dropped it on blacktop one day and the top...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-31-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,141
Posted By mmaute
You could just do an internet search for...

You could just do an internet search for Saratoga/Glens Falls ADK Chapter. They have a webpage with newsletter that lists upcoming hikes.

I also recommend internet searching Adirondacks meetup...
Forum: Trip Reports 04-25-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,576
Posted By mmaute
You could divide the trip into sections and have...

You could divide the trip into sections and have each student write a paragraph about their assigned section. Then assemble the paragraphs into sequential order in one post. For example, student 1...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-28-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,490
Posted By mmaute
Tick, Great photos and trip report :thumbs:...

Tick,

Great photos and trip report :thumbs: Thanks for posting. It certainly was a hike that featured a little bit of everything - woods, water, views!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-12-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 19,034
Posted By mmaute
Just curious - a tent feeling warmer would come...

Just curious - a tent feeling warmer would come from being in direct contact with the ground as opposed to being in a lean-to where there's air space between the lean-to floor and ground? A tent...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-17-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 38,060
Posted By mmaute
It doesn't take much imagination to assume that...

It doesn't take much imagination to assume that the loud influential voices (whispering in the APA's ear) are those of the current political administration in Albany.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-16-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 38,060
Posted By mmaute
I agree the view is the draw, but I also think...

I agree the view is the draw, but I also think there may be more people that are interested in trail less hiking options than you think. Obviously for those folks, the draw is the wilderness and/or...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-16-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 38,060
Posted By mmaute
The 6+ miles was in reference to the road walk to...

The 6+ miles was in reference to the road walk to get to Boreas upon which we did go off trail (road).
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-16-2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 38,060
Posted By mmaute
My name is not Justin, and I've been there with 4...

My name is not Justin, and I've been there with 4 other people whose names were not Justin, tramping through the trail-less woods (this was when it was a 6+ mile hike in I might add). I suggest your...
Forum: Gear Reviews 10-11-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,374
Posted By mmaute
I had an issue with my BA Fly Creek UL2. On a...

I had an issue with my BA Fly Creek UL2. On a couple different occasions I awoke in the middle of the night to a fine mist falling on me - these occurred during medium to heavy precipitation events....
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-25-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,322
Posted By mmaute
Many water filtration choices. Chemical (iodine...

Many water filtration choices. Chemical (iodine drops or tabs) are easy but be sure to wait the prescribed time and be careful about not getting untreated water on mouth of drinking bottle. I use...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-10-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,218
Posted By mmaute
Yes, you can stay on the trail and hike thru. A...

Yes, you can stay on the trail and hike thru. A little past the camp is the trail head register.
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 04-24-2016, 12:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,074
Posted By mmaute
I came across this info the other day on DEC's...

I came across this info the other day on DEC's website (http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/9200.html).

West Canada Lakes Wilderness
The Sucker Brook Trail which connects the Northville-Placid Trail...
Forum: Trip Reports 04-10-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,447
Posted By mmaute
Great video Justin! Thanks for posting.

Great video Justin! Thanks for posting.
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