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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-10-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By Rich Lockwood
I would be paddling my Nomad which does well in...

I would be paddling my Nomad which does well in the wind and I do want to do side trips -a beer at Beaver River Station is defiantly on my list. I plan to build in a "wind Day". Conk's trips are...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-09-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By Rich Lockwood
Stillwater resevoir campsites ?

I plan to spend a few days canoeing, camping on the Stillwater next year. Looking for recommendations for a base campsite and places to visit. The left shore looks nicer. I know I have to pick my...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-11-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By Rich Lockwood
Check adk elplorer's adk almanac for the story on...

Check adk elplorer's adk almanac for the story on a new road east of carry falls reservoir. I was wondering if that would get one to the put in at the bridge on the Jordan after the carry? Not saying...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-06-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 906
Posted By Rich Lockwood
I had the same poor campsite experience and...

I had the same poor campsite experience and checked out all except for the lean-to. I understand locating them away from the shore, but they have no view of the water at all. The one by the putin, as...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-04-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By Rich Lockwood
New road access to Jordan river?

I saw an announcement about new road access to an easement in that area. I couldn't figure out if that meant you could drive to the bridge put in on the Jordan that is now a paddle and carry to get...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-25-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By Rich Lockwood
On top of Frederica it's great

On top of Frederica it's great
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-16-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,118
Posted By Rich Lockwood
Henderson

My problem with Henderson is that the campsites are way back from the water with no view. I understand the reason for this, but a view from camp is important to me.
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-19-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,255
Posted By Rich Lockwood
I encountered a motorboater on folunsby clear ...

I encountered a motorboater on folunsby clear who seemed to go very fast for the HP limit. He said he switched
decals on his motor.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-15-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By Rich Lockwood
Nice area

Glad you were able to get family there. It's a fun area to pond hop when it's not too busy.
Turtle
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-11-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By Rich Lockwood
no,thats why I didn't camp there. I camped up in...

no,thats why I didn't camp there. I camped up in the jingweeds with my hammock-not real nice camping,but the stream is wonderful and very remote.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-10-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By Rich Lockwood
as I recall there was one unmarked site.

as I recall there was one unmarked site.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-06-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By Rich Lockwood
sorry,wrong river. forget my previous info. On...

sorry,wrong river. forget my previous info. On the Jordan when I paddled it there were no marked campsites and I had to camp 150' from shore. it was real thick brush and small trees. I used a hammock.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-05-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By Rich Lockwood
there are supposedly 2, but on my last trip there...

there are supposedly 2, but on my last trip there I couldn't find the first and the second one was usable only for hammocks. Once in the flow things are much better.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-05-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,179
Posted By Rich Lockwood
just got back from there fri. Only 2-3 on the way...

just got back from there fri. Only 2-3 on the way to the falls. Some were partially breached although i'm sure they are fixed by now.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-25-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By Rich Lockwood
Slipstream

I bought the birch bark version of their 13'. I have paddled the Wee lassie also. I nice, responsive, little boat. They are good people to deal with. I prefer the hybrid layup. If you plan to sit in...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-24-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,553
Posted By Rich Lockwood
sorry,I didn't answer the weight question. 29...

sorry,I didn't answer the weight question. 29 1/2#-Paul built my Nomad with a stiff layup-it could have been lighter. It has snakeskin gunnels. Best lake boat I have ever paddled. It was the first...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-15-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,553
Posted By Rich Lockwood
Site # 6. We probable saw each other on the...

Site # 6. We probable saw each other on the water. I was paddling a green colden Nomad and my friend a yellow kayak.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-14-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,553
Posted By Rich Lockwood
I posted a report and pictures on WNY paddlers...

I posted a report and pictures on WNY paddlers facebook site.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-14-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,553
Posted By Rich Lockwood
sorry

can't figure out how to post pictures. We didn't get all the way to rock pond although I did once on a lila thru trip. Went a little up Charlie outlet. bugs weren't bad except for the ankle biters...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-14-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,553
Posted By Rich Lockwood
trip report

Just back from a lovely 4 day trip to Little Tupper lake. The lake lived up to it's windy reputation, but my new Colden Nomad handled it well. I had been there 2 times before, but never explored it....
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