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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-15-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 562
Posted By snapper
In the past when we were making these for our...

In the past when we were making these for our winter camping classes I used to go to EMS or REI and just pick up hip belts for a pack. We'd then modify whatever it was we had to our needs. One year...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-10-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,509
Posted By snapper
The college program I work for used to do the...

The college program I work for used to do the trip from Inlet up to High Falls most years after graduation; the 2nd or 3rd week in May. While it could be challenging, I think a lot of that was due...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-03-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By snapper
Thanks Wldrns! Those were my thoughts exactly. ...

Thanks Wldrns! Those were my thoughts exactly. You just did a much better job at expressing them.

That's all for now. Take care and until next time....be well.

snapper
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-03-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 13,885
Posted By snapper
Justin - Years ago when I first started working...

Justin - Years ago when I first started working at the college I was speaking with a student about how he needed to ditch his jeans during the winter months and pick up some wool pants; this was back...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-02-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By snapper
Won't say it hasn't been done but it's not...

Won't say it hasn't been done but it's not anything I would ever attempt. I'll be interested in hearing if anyone has ever done it and what they thought of the trip. I already had one knee...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-02-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 13,885
Posted By snapper
Justin - Got to love those pants! You're...

Justin - Got to love those pants! You're definitely styling in the great north woods.

Until next time....be well.

snapper
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-17-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 13,885
Posted By snapper
Haven't been back for a few days due to...

Haven't been back for a few days due to connection issues. Just wanted to say thanks for giving me the info to unravel what AWE is. I appreciate it.

That's all for now. Take care and until next...
Forum: Trip Reports 12-14-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By snapper
Thanks for sharing. Looks like a great day to be...

Thanks for sharing. Looks like a great day to be out between friends.

That's all for now. Take care and until next time...be well.

snapper
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-14-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 13,885
Posted By snapper
OK...unless there's a secret handshake you need...

OK...unless there's a secret handshake you need to know or some other password...would someone tell me what AWE stands for? Thanks!

Until next time....be well.

snapper
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-27-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 13,885
Posted By snapper
jirwin85 - I've read your posts and understand...

jirwin85 - I've read your posts and understand where you're coming from but will ask only this...Why don't you carry a decent sized nylon tarp (10'x12') when traveling? One thing I learned long ago...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 10-12-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,193
Posted By snapper
Both of my quilts came from Hammock Gear. They...

Both of my quilts came from Hammock Gear. They seemed to be comparable in price to the other companies and they have a great reputation. So far, I'm very pleased. I did go with the 20 F range on...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 10-11-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,193
Posted By snapper
While I like the idea, I think I'll stick with my...

While I like the idea, I think I'll stick with my top & under quilt for now. I really need the diagonal lay in my hammock. I'm not sure their "partial" lay would be enough for me and I don't have...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-05-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,698
Posted By snapper
For what it's worth, if you head over to...

For what it's worth, if you head over to Stillwater right now the fire tower is currently closed. I believe it's for hunting season but nonetheless, I've now received a couple of reports and e-mails...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-04-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,778
Posted By snapper
My one encounter with a saw whet was similar to...

My one encounter with a saw whet was similar to Tony's. I was with a group of students on a backpacking trip and acting as sweep. All of a sudden the lead person stopped and pointed to his left. ...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-02-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,192
Posted By snapper
While not trail maintainers, the college outdoor...

While not trail maintainers, the college outdoor program I work with has adopted two lean-tos over the last 15+ years; although they are in the Catskills. Our first year doing this we did two...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-27-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,425
Posted By snapper
It all looks great to me. Thanks for taking us...

It all looks great to me. Thanks for taking us along and posting your photos. They could be enough to induce others to walk in with a canoe!

That's all for now. Take care and until next...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-19-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,580
Posted By snapper
Great photos. Thanks for bringing us along and...

Great photos. Thanks for bringing us along and jogging many memories for me.

That's all for now. Take care and until next time....be well.

snapper
Forum: Trip Reports 09-14-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,108
Posted By snapper
Great trip report. Thanks so much for sharing...

Great trip report. Thanks so much for sharing your adventure. Looks like a wonderful day of exploring.

Take care and until next time...be well.

snapper
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-12-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,860
Posted By snapper
I work at SUNY Oneonta in the outdoor program and...

I work at SUNY Oneonta in the outdoor program and some years ago we had an instructor by the name of Erik Schlimmer. Erik is a strong proponent of NOT treating your water when in the backcountry. ...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-07-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,204
Posted By snapper
Not as far north as the Adirondacks but we've had...

Not as far north as the Adirondacks but we've had egret here along the section of the Susquehanna River where I live for the last few years. I live just downstream of where the river begins in...
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