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Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 12-06-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 20,746
Posted By Trailpatrol
I love how the Bikepacker's Magazine article...

I love how the Bikepacker's Magazine article starts out by calling the 'Dacks the "notorious Adirondack Mountains". Not an adjective I would ever use in describing the Adirondacks. I'd use terms...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 11-30-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 24,157
Posted By Trailpatrol
Beautiful photos! Sounds like a great trip! ...

Beautiful photos! Sounds like a great trip!

Ride safe,
Hans
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 11-30-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,226
Posted By Trailpatrol
Coming Home

In August, it will be ten long years since I was home last. Ten years is too long. I am planning to come back to New York, take the Adirondack Scenic Railroad from Thendara to Big Moose, then ride my...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-23-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,081
Posted By Trailpatrol
Just looked at the pics. Cool trip! Several...

Just looked at the pics. Cool trip! Several questions; Do you still use the DeLorme PN-20? I scrapped mine earlier this year for a 2nd gen Garmin eTrex 20. The Delorme took forever to lock on,...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-21-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,081
Posted By Trailpatrol
I realize this is a few years old, but it came up...

I realize this is a few years old, but it came up when I was searching. Thinking of retiring for the MN DNR and doing some epic rides, then writing about them. Because of my connections to the Old...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 03-05-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 119,866
Posted By Trailpatrol
I dunno. You are talking 43 years ago; I've slept...

I dunno. You are talking 43 years ago; I've slept since then.


HLE
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 03-05-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 119,866
Posted By Trailpatrol
There will always be a lot of supposition about...

There will always be a lot of supposition about this and any case where a person or their remains are never located. As a former bloodhound and SAR dog handler, I believe the old adage, "Believe your...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 12-24-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 119,866
Posted By Trailpatrol
Name's familiar, but I don't remember him...

Name's familiar, but I don't remember him personally.

Merry Christmas!
Hans
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-12-2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 119,866
Posted By Trailpatrol
Thank you. In addition to being a MN State Park...

Thank you. In addition to being a MN State Park Ranger, several weekends each summer I am a volunteer Backcountry Ranger for the US Forest Service on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-11-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 119,866
Posted By Trailpatrol
How did the Melvins know to bring in the folks...

How did the Melvins know to bring in the folks from the MRA and Sierra Madre Search and Rescue in Pasadena, CA? Because on December 4, 1970, seven months before Dougie went missing, the Alcoa Hour...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-11-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 119,866
Posted By Trailpatrol
Better question would be when can we buy your...

Better question would be when can we buy your book? Do you have a target publishing date?

We hope to come back to the Adirondacks for vacation this summer; first time since the 25th anniversary of...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-10-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 119,866
Posted By Trailpatrol
The Legg search was hardly "well funded". Taking...

The Legg search was hardly "well funded". Taking care of hundreds of searchers. literally from Boy Scouts to Green Berets almost broke the Town of Newcomb. There was no ICS back in 1971. The...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-09-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 119,866
Posted By Trailpatrol
Awesome! You are an excellent storyteller. ...

Awesome! You are an excellent storyteller.

May I suggest you interview one of the NYSP bloodhound handlers who was very involved in the search from the beginning, both as a trooper and a...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 11-28-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 119,866
Posted By Trailpatrol
You are not alone in that theory. There are a...

You are not alone in that theory. There are a number of very knowlegable rangers, troopers, ECOs and woodsmen who were part of the search, that feel that is the only plausible explanation.
...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 07-10-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 119,866
Posted By Trailpatrol
Yeah, I was thinking about that earlier this...

Yeah, I was thinking about that earlier this week. But the citation is wrong; he went missing from Santanoni great camp, outside of Newcomb in Essex County.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-31-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 19,340
Posted By Trailpatrol
Gee, nobody has commented since 2009. Are you all...

Gee, nobody has commented since 2009. Are you all still out there shivering in your little nylon "mountain" tents. How about this winter, eh? Snow in very state except Florida. Wow! Spent the past...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-03-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 19,340
Posted By Trailpatrol
Yeah, I am a former New Yorker (Grew up in...

Yeah, I am a former New Yorker (Grew up in Ithaca, then lived near Cortland) so I know the Wilderness Rules. Not that different from the federal Wilderness rules in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area,...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-03-2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 19,340
Posted By Trailpatrol
Of course I am. There's only room for one...

Of course I am. There's only room for one Trailpatrol in this town, pardner. :dance:

Hans
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-02-2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 19,340
Posted By Trailpatrol
Hot tent camping?

"Hot tent" winter camping has really taken off here in the upper Midwest and western Ontario.

http://www.sawtoothoutfitters.com/uploads/image/Winter%20camping%20outside%20tent.JPG

I was...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 07-12-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,585
Posted By Trailpatrol
Yes, but...his question was about a good, compact...

Yes, but...his question was about a good, compact first aid reference book to carry in his kit. Here are the three that are available, in the order that I recomend them:
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