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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-19-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,018
Posted By wiiawiwb
Lucky13-- I am going to ask that you don't get...

Lucky13-- I am going to ask that you don't get this thread heading in another direction which is about emergency helicopter rescue services. If you want to start a discussion about hunter safety...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-19-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,018
Posted By wiiawiwb
Michael - that was very helpful and thank you for...

Michael - that was very helpful and thank you for elucidating. One issue I see is that in some parts of the Adirondacks there is no cell service and the person needing help/rescue will not be able...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-17-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,018
Posted By wiiawiwb
Thanks Wldrns. I just stumbled across this...

Thanks Wldrns.

I just stumbled across this article which is less than two years old:
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-17-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,018
Posted By wiiawiwb
Another example is MedJet. You can choose a plan...

Another example is MedJet. You can choose a plan BUT you must be traveling more than 150 miles from home. So, if this is intended for hiking/backpacking in the Adirondacks , you must live in Boston,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-17-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,018
Posted By wiiawiwb
I have not heard one way or the other about...

I have not heard one way or the other about people getting billed in NYS. That is why I'm trying to find out more. I'd rather determine the potential liability now, if any, and evaluate the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-17-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,018
Posted By wiiawiwb
Air/helicopter evacuation insurance

I'm trying to determine whether to get backcountry insurance in case I have an emergency and need to be air lifted to a hospital. Has anyone looked into available insurers?

There is travel...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 08-16-2019, 03:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,072
Posted By wiiawiwb
I have a Seek Outside Revolution Fortress 6,300...

I have a Seek Outside Revolution Fortress 6,300 backpack and can't say enough good things about about it. In my opinion, it is the best backpack I have ever owned and much more comfortable than my...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-17-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 38,512
Posted By wiiawiwb
No doubt about it Schultzz. Wldrns and volunteers...

No doubt about it Schultzz. Wldrns and volunteers across this country give of themselves in selflessly and without hesitation particularly considering what families go through during those dire...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-16-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 38,512
Posted By wiiawiwb
A new 411 movie, Missing 411:The Hunted, will be...

A new 411 movie, Missing 411:The Hunted, will be coming out and it will include information about the search for Tom Messick:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWX8Aq5bVBI

You can see the road...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-11-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 38,512
Posted By wiiawiwb
Thanks for sharing Wldrns. That is exactly what...

Thanks for sharing Wldrns. That is exactly what I'm looking for and can spend time looking specifically in the PLS area.

Interestingly enough, to both the west and east of the PLS are peaks which...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-10-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 38,512
Posted By wiiawiwb
Three years have passed since the disappearance...

Three years have passed since the disappearance of Tom Messick. I know those who selflessly toiled during that time, like Wilderness (who is a God sent), worked their fingers to the bone (thank you)....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-18-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,251
Posted By wiiawiwb
There are some people like me who don't see any...

There are some people like me who don't see any trapping as ethical. In my opinion, it as cruel, barbaric, and profoundly lazy.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-01-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,184
Posted By wiiawiwb
Barred owls caterwauling sound just like monkeys.

Barred owls caterwauling sound just like monkeys.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-27-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,574
Posted By wiiawiwb
Thanks Richard, I'll give them a call. I...

Thanks Richard, I'll give them a call. I appreciate the help.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-27-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,257
Posted By wiiawiwb
I hike alone almost all of the time. Having said...

I hike alone almost all of the time. Having said that, in your example the group of four where one becomes immobilized have a lot more options than the solo hiker who becomes immobilized and may be...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-23-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,574
Posted By wiiawiwb
I have mahogany ones that need to be replaced....

I have mahogany ones that need to be replaced. Does anyone know of someone who is in the business of replacing wooden gunwales?
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 09-12-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,201
Posted By wiiawiwb
I was not believer but often heard hikers rave...

I was not believer but often heard hikers rave about Wrangler. I almost pulled the trigger on a Sitka Ascent pant but at $189 I was not thrilled. I ended up trying the Wrangler Outdoor Flex Pant and...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 08-04-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,653
Posted By wiiawiwb
What's the protocol for those who adopt a...

What's the protocol for those who adopt a lean-to? I just assumed it was visited by that person every month, or so, to be sure it was being well maintained.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 06-28-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,614
Posted By wiiawiwb
I'd suggest taking a look at Seek Outside...

I'd suggest taking a look at Seek Outside backpacks. They're lighter than Mystery Ranch and many people prefer the comfort to Kirafu, EXO, MR, and others. It's made in Colorado.

I have the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-24-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,790
Posted By wiiawiwb
No adult human has ever been killed by a wild...

No adult human has ever been killed by a wild black bear in NYS since they've been recording attacks. I'd call those odds small.
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