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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-14-2019, 02:21 PM
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Posted By Lucky13
:) :) :)

:) :) :)
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-12-2019, 04:39 PM
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Views: 1,475
Posted By Lucky13
Try starting here. ...

Try starting here.
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/7865.html

Then pick your area. Should get updated weekly.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-08-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,148
Posted By Lucky13
SAR Press release

DEC, ADK, and 46ers Announce Initiative to Reduce Number of Search and Rescue Incidents


Effort Starts Presidents' Day Weekend in High Peaks Wilderness and Addresses High Use and Popularity of...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 02-08-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,338
Posted By Lucky13
I knew someone who claimed that a Lake Clear with...

I knew someone who claimed that a Lake Clear with a Hornberg was as effective as using the porkchop, with far fewer gut hooked fish.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 02-04-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,338
Posted By Lucky13
For stream fishing on the Tug Hill, and in the...

For stream fishing on the Tug Hill, and in the western 'dacks, I tie on a small muddler the first trip of the year, and if things go right, it is still on when I switch to Steelhead in the fall.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 02-02-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,338
Posted By Lucky13
MT Creel! ;)

MT Creel! ;)
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 02-01-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By Lucky13
I responded on Ice Shanty.

I responded on Ice Shanty.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-28-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By Lucky13
You can try right off 81 in Pulaski at All...

You can try right off 81 in Pulaski at All Season's Sport Shop, but you still have a ways to haul the bait. But I used to haul minnows from Rochester to Inlet on the Fulton Chain in the summer with...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-21-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 812
Posted By Lucky13
I just copied and pasted from the DEC...

I just copied and pasted from the DEC announcement. I try to avoid high slope areas in the summer ( old age creeps up rapidly!), no way I'm going up any in the snow. But there are a lot of folks...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-21-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 812
Posted By Lucky13
High Peaks Warning

DEC Advises Backcountry Downhill Skiers, Snowboarders, and Others of Avalanche Risk in Adirondack High Peaks Region

Backcountry downhill skiers, snowboarders, and others who may traverse slides...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-19-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,196
Posted By Lucky13
People forget the changes that snow makes to a...

People forget the changes that snow makes to a landscape. The shots of the Fire tower and mountain top in "Winter Highs," taken by Joanne Kennedy, in the current Adirondack Life, offer a sense of...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-18-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,196
Posted By Lucky13
Reading the Ranger reports, it sounds like many...

Reading the Ranger reports, it sounds like many winter rescues involve folks who lose the trail, and don't have the confidence or skills to continue and find the trail again, or are encountering...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-16-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,196
Posted By Lucky13
I've seen some scuttlebutt to the effect that the...

I've seen some scuttlebutt to the effect that the Rangers are getting a little tired of all the Search and Rescue operations that could have been avoided with a little discretion and education. Last...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-16-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By Lucky13
I used to use a kid's sled much like wldrns's for...

I used to use a kid's sled much like wldrns's for hauling ice fishing gear out onto the ice, but with the low sides, I found that the center of gravity was often too high, and the sled had a tendency...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-15-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By Lucky13
Cool! I very much like your take on the...

Cool!

I very much like your take on the Smitty sled, too.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-11-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By Lucky13
The January 3 Backcountry report on the DEC...

The January 3 Backcountry report on the DEC Website says to have snowshoes and microspikes for anything over 3000 feet, and to use them as warranted. And that was before this last storm
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-04-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,206
Posted By Lucky13
I have vacationed in that area for over 50 years....

I have vacationed in that area for over 50 years. We used to take people up Bald who could not handle the scrambles on Rocky, there are some very steep small rockfaces that are a challenge for those...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-04-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,360
Posted By Lucky13
It is likely that Giardia was the least of their...

It is likely that Giardia was the least of their worries, if they even knew about Giardia. Runoff from a failing leech field (I know, there are none of those in the 'daks ;) ) or some other more...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-03-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 148,616
Posted By Lucky13
It is also worth checking the County website...

It is also worth checking the County website where the land is located, a lot of counties have Real Property databases that are based on GIS mapping. I have used the Herkimer County one to check on...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-03-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,360
Posted By Lucky13
I get the feeling that the dragging in scenes was...

I get the feeling that the dragging in scenes was intended to create tension, a feeling similar to the long sameness of prison with the short intense moments leading them to " freedom." Other...
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