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Forum: Trip Reports 10-27-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,242
Posted By bridgeman
Hi Justin. I am on the forums and Scott is not....

Hi Justin. I am on the forums and Scott is not. I'm not even sure if he is a lurker. We are heading out to Pigeon Lake Wilderness on 11/11 to overnight at Little Sisters Lake. Looking forward to some...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-18-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 690
Posted By bridgeman
You can park at the Roostercomb Trailhead lot.

You can park at the Roostercomb Trailhead lot.
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 10-13-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By bridgeman
If the trail has not be traversed and there is...

If the trail has not be traversed and there is deep unconsolidated snow, travel times will vary wildly. Also if you are 6 miles in and you get a significant dump of snow, it will be a long slog to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-25-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,825
Posted By bridgeman
Back on the lean to project. Was waiting for some...

Back on the lean to project. Was waiting for some nice fall weather. So much for that. Roof next and if the weather cooperates I will get a coat of sealer on everything. Chinking will be done in the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-11-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,379
Posted By bridgeman
The concrete posts are standard DOT Type cable...

The concrete posts are standard DOT Type cable guide rail posts, same as attached.

They appear to be set significantly higher than standard height, which may coincide with your idea that they were...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 09-07-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,094
Posted By bridgeman
I concur. Made it to Pillsubury TH with my...

I concur. Made it to Pillsubury TH with my Impreza last weekend. Just have to take it slow in a few spots. Slick coming out on Sunday.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-03-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By bridgeman
I am aware. Thank you

I am aware.

Thank you
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-03-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By bridgeman
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-03-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By bridgeman
Garden to Start of Bennies?

Even though the southside trail from the garden to the base of Bennies Brook Slide is shorter, is it quicker than taking the main trail to JBL and doubling back?

Is there a legal crossing between...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-19-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,000
Posted By bridgeman
Woodhull lake lean to is only a 0.25 mile paddle...

Woodhull lake lean to is only a 0.25 mile paddle from the launch at Wolf Lake Landing. The trail is around 0.50 miles, If I remember correctly.

Your chances of snagging an open lean to are much...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-08-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,825
Posted By bridgeman
I used Red Pine because that was what I had to...

I used Red Pine because that was what I had to work with. I will have to do a stump count to see how many trees I cut down. Some of the trees, I was able to get three usable logs, but mostly two per...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-08-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,825
Posted By bridgeman
good luck with your project. Lots of good info on...

good luck with your project. Lots of good info on the internet for scribing logs, etc.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-07-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,825
Posted By bridgeman
By the way, I have no previous experience...

By the way, I have no previous experience building anything like this.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-07-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,825
Posted By bridgeman
Pretty much stuck to the old plans.

Pretty much stuck to the old plans.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-07-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,825
Posted By bridgeman
i used a draw shave which is the traditional tool...

i used a draw shave which is the traditional tool for peeling logs. I cut the logs in the winter when the sap content in the trees was lowest and peeled them before the bugs came out.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-07-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,825
Posted By bridgeman
Here's a couple more pictures. Next batch will be...

Here's a couple more pictures. Next batch will be when the structure gets reassembled in it's final location.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-07-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,825
Posted By bridgeman
Lean to project

My long dreamed of lean to is taking shape. Cut the logs in February and dragged them down to my yard. All peeled before spring thaw and started assembly last month. Logs will be cleaned and sealed...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-12-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,097
Posted By bridgeman
If you are victorious over your son, you could...

If you are victorious over your son, you could award him this patch.:o:o
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-09-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,002
Posted By bridgeman
Last nights harvest.

Last nights harvest.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-30-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 28,492
Posted By bridgeman
Damn! Thought I was doing good with a nice batch...

Damn! Thought I was doing good with a nice batch of sauteed ramps.
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