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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-13-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,680
Posted By richard1726
Imcompetent people do not question their...

Imcompetent people do not question their competency while competent people always question their competency.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-27-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By richard1726
Stay in the kayak technique: This takes a bit...

Stay in the kayak technique:
This takes a bit of planning ahead, I really like my nice $$$ kayak paddle and do not use it as a pole or pry bar. I cut two 3 & 1/2 foot poles or limbs about an inch...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-24-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By richard1726
My partner and I keep switching positions....

My partner and I keep switching positions. Bow-person leans back just before running aground on a low place on the dam. Bow hops out and pulls the canoe up as much as possible. Now since the canoe is...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-06-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,177
Posted By richard1726
Don't pee on the fence.

Don't pee on the fence.
Forum: Trip Reports 08-15-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By richard1726
Low's Canoe Camping Trip site #12

Had an easy trip last week to site 12 with my grandson, age 8. Conversed with the dam workers at the upper dam. They had a good laugh when I told them the last time I paddled by the upper dam in 1993...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-27-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,705
Posted By richard1726
Your camping skills in terms of attracting bears...

Your camping skills in terms of attracting bears are probably fine. It is the many people who have camped at your site and other nearby sites in the past. Be very wary if your site has garbage burned...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-27-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,705
Posted By richard1726
The island will have to be at least 2 acres to...

The island will have to be at least 2 acres to meet the 150 foot rule. AND L lake State camp ground is my favorite campground for seeing bears - in the campground. Bear Spray works very well.
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 05-04-2017, 03:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,242
Posted By richard1726
Quite an experience to paddle one of these....

Quite an experience to paddle one of these. Staying upright comes with experience.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-27-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,288
Posted By richard1726
Get the best paddle and PFD you can afford and...

Get the best paddle and PFD you can afford and enjoy your current boat.
Forum: Trip Reports 02-14-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,732
Posted By richard1726
Back in the day, 60s, we saved our wonder bread...

Back in the day, 60s, we saved our wonder bread plastic for various winter camping uses.
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 12-14-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,325
Posted By richard1726
Plumbers get paid the most of the trades because...

Plumbers get paid the most of the trades because their job is the sloppiest.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-08-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,636
Posted By richard1726
Ive got an 18 footer and just use line tied to...

Ive got an 18 footer and just use line tied to the end, no reel. I can fish up to 40 feet away.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-15-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,085
Posted By richard1726
Winter camping is my favorite time to camp. From...

Winter camping is my favorite time to camp. From experience:
I generally take new to winter camping people to a lento. You skip the stamping out a tent area finding a log and repeating. The practice...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-08-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,740
Posted By richard1726
Number one requirement for car camping, with my...

Number one requirement for car camping, with my wife, within 50 meters of our car, stand up height or nearly so and room for a Portopotty.
I do have several two man tents for kids or the...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 11-08-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,134
Posted By richard1726
The boat for sale does not look like an Encounter...

The boat for sale does not look like an Encounter to me. The sale boat has that characteristic extreme bulge in the center to meet the min width rule. Definitely a fun boat, easily twice the speed...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 11-07-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,134
Posted By richard1726
I've paddled the same model, or a very similar...

I've paddled the same model, or a very similar racing model, 25 years ago. After 45 min I still could not keep it upright! I was glad the water was not to terribly cold. It does like to go fast and...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-01-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,458
Posted By richard1726
What do Boy Scout Troops do to follow the regs?

What do Boy Scout Troops do to follow the regs?
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 08-31-2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,160
Posted By richard1726
Snowshoe up snowboard down.

Snowshoe up snowboard down.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-18-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By richard1726
It's about fun, hike the mountains in...

It's about fun, hike the mountains in Alphabetical order. it will make a good story line.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-18-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,227
Posted By richard1726
My vote goes to Giant. Then in a few years you...

My vote goes to Giant. Then in a few years you can do it again when you go after Rocky Ridge Peak. Giant is hard enough to be an accomplishment and the views are amazing.
I remember both hikes...
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