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Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-30-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,054
Posted By Blackflie
Totally agree with the travel distance, every...

Totally agree with the travel distance, every spring and autumn I come down from Canada to do some camping, hiking maybe a spot of fishing. I will not be coming down in early May this year for...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-08-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,358
Posted By Blackflie
That makes perfect sense, thanks for the tip. And...

That makes perfect sense, thanks for the tip. And I can still do a sideways exit to save my knees!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-05-2020, 01:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,358
Posted By Blackflie
I have a helinox, hard to get out of, (bad Knees)...

I have a helinox, hard to get out of, (bad Knees) and yes it sinks into the ground, so either get some tennis balls or just rekey on four beer cans (empty of course)
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-15-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,909
Posted By Blackflie
An acquaintance of mine recently published a book...

An acquaintance of mine recently published a book on barns, sort of coffee table format with high resolution pictures. I don't recall the exact final tally but it ended up costing him money. Self...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 12-10-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,151
Posted By Blackflie
I would think that using a vapour barrier for...

I would think that using a vapour barrier for extended periods may leave you at risk of trench foot. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trench_foot
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-06-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,242
Posted By Blackflie
what breed are we talking about?

what breed are we talking about?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-30-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,962
Posted By Blackflie
I was in the area last weekend and heard the...

I was in the area last weekend and heard the story, was not sure if it had happened on the weekend of the 24/27 Oct
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-29-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,909
Posted By Blackflie
agree with Wldrns, probably not a sonic boom, as...

agree with Wldrns, probably not a sonic boom, as they come in pairs and depending on the conditions can often be heard over a very wide area. Earlier this year in the UK a RAF Typhoon was scrambled...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-28-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,186
Posted By Blackflie
you are making the assumption that these little...

you are making the assumption that these little scamps can read:D
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-09-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,461
Posted By Blackflie
Totally agree I was in my 40s when I came to...

Totally agree I was in my 40s when I came to north America and in my 50s when I had enough experience to do the Lows/Oswegachi route, I am in my early 60s now and doubt I could do it again because...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 09-04-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By Blackflie
agree , not with the hips, if I did that it would...

agree , not with the hips, if I did that it would be 24hrs rain 7 days a week.. noaa.gov. I am guessing its where all of the weather channels get their data from anyway
Forum: Trip Reports 09-03-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,000
Posted By Blackflie
If you do not want to weaponise the pipes maybe...

If you do not want to weaponise the pipes maybe try the Northumbrian small-pipes
Forum: "By the Fireside" 09-02-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,723
Posted By Blackflie
Ill second that get a tarp up I hammock so it...

Ill second that get a tarp up I hammock so it means you can set up/take down out of the rain. Consider a fly first tent, I don't backpack with mine (too heavy ) but it does mean the inner tent stays...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-21-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,929
Posted By Blackflie
Never underestimate how a fire can spread in an...

Never underestimate how a fire can spread in an organic soil, yes I know its not the ADKS but moor land fires form my old country can take hold, the one in this BBC report took over three weeks to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-01-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,292
Posted By Blackflie
Indeed make mine a double!

Indeed make mine a double!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-23-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,494
Posted By Blackflie
no doubt the NYT will report the tragic event(s)...

no doubt the NYT will report the tragic event(s) in Labrador https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/no-sign-floatplane-missing-men-1.5220314
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-22-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,672
Posted By Blackflie
Fun Fact: the moose is not native to...

Fun Fact: the moose is not native to Newfoundland. Four were introduced in 1904. The population now is estimated at over 150,000
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-21-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,672
Posted By Blackflie
Itís a sighting, way off topic though, taken a...

Itís a sighting, way off topic though, taken a few weeks ago in Newfoundland
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-16-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,034
Posted By Blackflie
ahh the deer fly whisperer :clap: the little...

ahh the deer fly whisperer :clap:

the little bastards have not shown much of themselves up here....yet
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-06-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,521
Posted By Blackflie
real nice all I could manage this last weekend...

real nice all I could manage this last weekend was a strapping 7 to 8 inches chap.

No. pic so did it really happen?


Yes a nice midge hatch but limited by bank fishing, I really must get a...
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