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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-19-2018, 08:57 PM
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Views: 733
Posted By richard1726
No bugs

No bugs
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-01-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,279
Posted By richard1726
I mount my K-2 on a back pack full frame backpack...

I mount my K-2 on a back pack full frame backpack with the the all the cloth pack materials removed. If it is a short carry I lash my dry bags to the frame. I also have a 3/16 line draped bow to...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-20-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By richard1726
How thick was the ice?

How thick was the ice?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-14-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,857
Posted By richard1726
1 1/4 inch Spikes on plywood strips. Hide the...

1 1/4 inch Spikes on plywood strips. Hide the spikes with beer cans.
I put up a low rock wall, low enough that the rock will be dislodged into a windshi
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-02-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By richard1726
The bears may miss the campers

The bears may miss the campers
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-24-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,687
Posted By richard1726
#1. Rule - What ever you wear, put them in the...

#1. Rule - What ever you wear, put them in the bottom of your sleeping bag, in a bag. At -32 F it takes most of the morning to thaw frozen boots out.
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 11-01-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,015
Posted By richard1726
Looking at this question from a different angle....

Looking at this question from a different angle. Most All of us are in the woods on or off trail because we like to hike and see the view of near and far.
Every moment we are looking down at an Nav...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-13-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,207
Posted By richard1726
Imcompetent people do not question their...

Imcompetent people do not question their competency while competent people always question their competency.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-27-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,278
Posted By richard1726
Stay in the kayak technique: This takes a bit...

Stay in the kayak technique:
This takes a bit of planning ahead, I really like my nice $$$ kayak paddle and do not use it as a pole or pry bar. I cut two 3 & 1/2 foot poles or limbs about an inch...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-24-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,278
Posted By richard1726
My partner and I keep switching positions....

My partner and I keep switching positions. Bow-person leans back just before running aground on a low place on the dam. Bow hops out and pulls the canoe up as much as possible. Now since the canoe is...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-06-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,744
Posted By richard1726
Don't pee on the fence.

Don't pee on the fence.
Forum: Trip Reports 08-15-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 557
Posted By richard1726
Low's Canoe Camping Trip site #12

Had an easy trip last week to site 12 with my grandson, age 8. Conversed with the dam workers at the upper dam. They had a good laugh when I told them the last time I paddled by the upper dam in 1993...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-27-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,380
Posted By richard1726
Your camping skills in terms of attracting bears...

Your camping skills in terms of attracting bears are probably fine. It is the many people who have camped at your site and other nearby sites in the past. Be very wary if your site has garbage burned...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-27-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,380
Posted By richard1726
The island will have to be at least 2 acres to...

The island will have to be at least 2 acres to meet the 150 foot rule. AND L lake State camp ground is my favorite campground for seeing bears - in the campground. Bear Spray works very well.
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 05-04-2017, 03:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,719
Posted By richard1726
Quite an experience to paddle one of these....

Quite an experience to paddle one of these. Staying upright comes with experience.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-27-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,810
Posted By richard1726
Get the best paddle and PFD you can afford and...

Get the best paddle and PFD you can afford and enjoy your current boat.
Forum: Trip Reports 02-14-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,534
Posted By richard1726
Back in the day, 60s, we saved our wonder bread...

Back in the day, 60s, we saved our wonder bread plastic for various winter camping uses.
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 12-14-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,153
Posted By richard1726
Plumbers get paid the most of the trades because...

Plumbers get paid the most of the trades because their job is the sloppiest.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-08-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,306
Posted By richard1726
Ive got an 18 footer and just use line tied to...

Ive got an 18 footer and just use line tied to the end, no reel. I can fish up to 40 feet away.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-15-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,318
Posted By richard1726
Winter camping is my favorite time to camp. From...

Winter camping is my favorite time to camp. From experience:
I generally take new to winter camping people to a lento. You skip the stamping out a tent area finding a log and repeating. The practice...
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