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Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 06-23-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,179
Posted By Rick
I still have my Dana Terraplane Pumpkin Orange....

I still have my Dana Terraplane Pumpkin Orange. 20 years old but It is like new. It was my winter bag. I have not used it now in a decade, other than to take it on an occasional AT weekend Trek. It...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-23-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,325
Posted By Rick
The Canisters were part of the fun. Writing into...

The Canisters were part of the fun. Writing into Grace and Mindy with the names of the last 3 climbers ahead of you as well as reading the previous journal entries made it more memorable. I've been...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 08-28-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,754
Posted By Rick
Sitting here on the PA/NJ border waiting for the...

Sitting here on the PA/NJ border waiting for the power to go out and just started thinking about the last time I was in a really bad storm - It was the Microburst (95?) I was camped out in my small...
Forum: ADKHighpeaks Foundation 09-20-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,623
Posted By Rick
Neil, I joined up via paypal on May 23rd,...

Neil,
I joined up via paypal on May 23rd, 2010. I also left note at the other forum.
Rick
Forum: Current and Historical Affairs 09-17-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,309
Posted By Rick
I am an army Vet 78-84, though I never went...

I am an army Vet 78-84, though I never went through any wars. I did get on alarm to fly into Jonestown Guayana though. We were turned back though.

Anyways, I digress. I don't have an issue...
Forum: Other Places 07-22-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,583
Posted By Rick
,,,and that's bad, how?:rolling:

,,,and that's bad, how?:rolling:
Forum: Other Places 07-20-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,583
Posted By Rick
Alpine 1, As a former Adirondacker we moved to...

Alpine 1, As a former Adirondacker we moved to SEPA 10 years ago (except for a brief stint in Sterling MA). I do a lot of hiking along the DWG. If you are thinking of car camping, I would heartily...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 06-26-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,337
Posted By Rick
I started out on that trail back around '92. ...

I started out on that trail back around '92. Yes, wet and blowdown. In fact I got a little disoriented there for an hour or so. Never found Round Pond, but was glad to find the NLP again that...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 06-19-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,769
Posted By Rick
the store had some small items, but I wasn't...

the store had some small items, but I wasn't overly impressed - I haven't been there in a couple of years now.

I ended up mailing a box to myself at Piseco, and carried only 2 days supplies...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-30-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,446
Posted By Rick
I know a few that wear them on the AT. I had...

I know a few that wear them on the AT. I had thought about giving it a go in the past but just not ready to bear my boys to the world. Though I have to sy, almost every woman where the subject has...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-18-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,498
Posted By Rick
I am always guilty of carrying 2-50' sections of...

I am always guilty of carrying 2-50' sections of 2MM to 4MM kernmantle cord. ( I cannot exactly recall the sizes now, as I have had them for about 15-18 years). 0riginally it was 1 section of rope,...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 05-01-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,717
Posted By Rick
I stared with Topo on my old Vista and then moved...

I stared with Topo on my old Vista and then moved onto to a 76CSX and supplemented it with City Navigator Europe and was absolutely stunned at the level of routing, traveler and city information and...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 04-25-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,482
Posted By Rick
I was stationed at Hunter Army Airfield in...

I was stationed at Hunter Army Airfield in georgia in the 70's. I remember those godawful huge yellow~orange~red spiders hanging from huge webs in the trees. They were easily as big or bigger than...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-20-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,209
Posted By Rick
Used to work at a bait shop as a kid and we'd go...

Used to work at a bait shop as a kid and we'd go crabbing - 8' wide drag nets that were about 6' high. weights on bottom floats on top, and head to grass ponds and walk around them to net hundreds of...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-18-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,902
Posted By Rick
No, no , no...after Years of pest control, I can...

No, no , no...after Years of pest control, I can honestly assert that Clusterflies do not bite, in fact, they are very clean and they have little to do with humans except that in the fall they enter...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 03-13-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,152
Posted By Rick
I never LMAO so hard in years!!!! Thank you!!

I never LMAO so hard in years!!!! Thank you!!
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 03-02-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,907
Posted By Rick
USed both for many years. Bivy is better (for...

USed both for many years. Bivy is better (for me) when rain is not an issue. Prefer it in cold fall nights.
I flipped to a hammock 3 years ago and now love it for 3-seasons. Actually feel like...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 02-27-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,276
Posted By Rick
If you can mount your mailbox on top of this...

If you can mount your mailbox on top of this rock, then you have a pretty good chance of having it remain unscathed!!!:rolling:


http://www.synthstuff.com/mt/archives/big-rock.jpg
Forum: "By the Fireside" 02-01-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,735
Posted By Rick
I thought for sure some of the scary roads in the...

I thought for sure some of the scary roads in the Italian, Swiss and French Alps would be featured- Especiall the main road out of switzerland into Chamoniox.
However - I almost blew it when I saw...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 01-30-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,812
Posted By Rick
if you like the Hyperflow, Cabelas has new...

if you like the Hyperflow, Cabelas has new filters for $29.99 in their bargain cave ...
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