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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Today, 08:54 AM
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Posted By JohnnyVirgil
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Forum: Adirondack Wildlife Yesterday, 11:23 PM
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Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Also, skiddish is not a word.

Also, skiddish is not a word.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-16-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,418
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
I always think "leeches" but I don't really have...

I always think "leeches" but I don't really have a good reason why.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-15-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
I used to work with Linda Laing, who wrote the...

I used to work with Linda Laing, who wrote the first edition of the book you are referring to. I happened to have it on my shelf, so I looked it up. It just says: "This is a long walk (12 to 14mi...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 08-15-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Nope, standard sharpies, (fine point and...

Nope, standard sharpies, (fine point and ultra-fine) are waterproof. They smell a bit, but they get the job done. I use the ultrafines to draw the declination lines sometimes and they've always been...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 08-15-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
I wasn't sure if you meant making or marking, but...

I wasn't sure if you meant making or marking, but I order waterproof maps from Mytopo.com and then if I need to mark it up, I use a thin tipped sharpie. or a yellow highlighter sharpie. I'm not sure...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-14-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Interesting tidbit of info, DSettahr, thanks!

Interesting tidbit of info, DSettahr, thanks!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-13-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Wilcox Wild forest trail question

I saw an interesting annotation on a map for this area -- specifically for the pine orchard trail. It said "Trail 23 is not recommended for groups less than 3 persons" -- I had never seen a warning...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-13-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
are they edible? (I mean enjoyably edible?)

are they edible? (I mean enjoyably edible?)
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-12-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 617
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
I struggle with this too. On one hand, I know...

I struggle with this too. On one hand, I know that most if not all of the members of this forum are like-minded and leave places better than they found them, and are considerate of others when out...
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 08-10-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B075DLBHBJ/ref=o...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B075DLBHBJ/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: Other Places 08-10-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Is camping allowed?

Is camping allowed?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-10-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 617
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Awesome, thank you. When we did the loop, we...

Awesome, thank you. When we did the loop, we were specifically looking to stay in LTs so we bypassed Whitney since it didn't have any, and spent our first night at Sampson. Whitney might be a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-09-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 617
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Thanks -- this kind of idiocy is what I'm trying...

Thanks -- this kind of idiocy is what I'm trying to avoid by going in on a Sunday.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-09-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 617
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Thanks, I didn't realize that. #3 might be good....

Thanks, I didn't realize that. #3 might be good. Our plan was to get to the pillsbury mtn trailhead on a sunday, late morning, then spend 3-4 days exploring, so we'd probably hit spruce for a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-09-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 617
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
No, I have not! I'll check it out. I just don't...

No, I have not! I'll check it out. I just don't want to go there if its easy to get to from some other direction and is a busy place.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-09-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 617
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Pillsbury Mountain Trailhead to Spruce Lake

A couple of questions regarding this out and back trip I'm contemplating. Anyone know current trail conditions? Also, I've never been to spruce lake before. I loved doing the west canada lakes...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-08-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 178
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Northern ticks

Interesting article if you haven't seen it. I am not sure if it's already been posted, but if it has, let me know and I'll delete. (or the mods can delete)
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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-08-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,134
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Divorce boat! I love it. I paddle tandem with my...

Divorce boat! I love it. I paddle tandem with my wife, and I call her Ballast. Her job is to sit up front, keep an eye out for rocks, and paddle when I ask her to. Most of the time, it's easier for...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-08-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,134
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Or by simply screaming across the water, which in...

Or by simply screaming across the water, which in my experience, is much more likely.
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