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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-24-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,619
Posted By JohnnyMac
Thanks but I am more comfortable following Johnís...

Thanks but I am more comfortable following Johnís Gospel than Lucky13ís.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-24-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,619
Posted By JohnnyMac
Not to pile on Joe but when someone places a 911...

Not to pile on Joe but when someone places a 911 telephone call using a land line, emergency dispatch systems pick up the home owner's name, street address as well as being highlighted on an...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-22-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,619
Posted By JohnnyMac
Poor Form?

When I was reading the "No Other Options" for the first time, I thought the author "Joe" was telling a story, a work of fiction. He writes a wordy dissertation but waits until the last sentence or...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-08-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,130
Posted By JohnnyMac
Thanks, Justin - I always look forward to your...

Thanks, Justin - I always look forward to your videos.

Do you ever stay/sleep inside lean-to's?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-05-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,685
Posted By JohnnyMac
Enjoyed your report, Joe. Henderson is one...

Enjoyed your report, Joe.

Henderson is one of my favorite paddle destinations although I haven't been there recently. Has anyone scouted or stayed at the campsites besides the leanto?
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-11-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,167
Posted By JohnnyMac
Hi Justin - thanks for posting. I had...

Hi Justin - thanks for posting.

I had talked myself out of making one, now you have thinking about it again ;-)

One question, did you purchase the sled at a local store?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-11-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 27,521
Posted By JohnnyMac
I don't live in Lake Placid but know and work...

I don't live in Lake Placid but know and work with several friends & family who live there. A relative moved to Saranac, another moved to Jay. They still consider LP as their hub. My family seriously...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-06-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,781
Posted By JohnnyMac
I mostly use an ice axe to help reach a water...

I mostly use an ice axe to help reach a water source. Even if the ice is too thick to reach water, melting chucks of ice is a bit more efficient than melting snow.

Ices axes also make a great...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 11-10-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,188
Posted By JohnnyMac
$210 Thanks

$210

Thanks
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 11-10-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,188
Posted By JohnnyMac
Sold on eBay. Thanks.

Sold on eBay.

Thanks.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-25-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,119
Posted By JohnnyMac
I ended up paddling on South Pond. Not busy at...

I ended up paddling on South Pond. Not busy at all. Driving by Blue Mountain parking lot was another matter. Lot was full, a few consecutive cars leaving, a few more turning in.
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 10-21-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,188
Posted By JohnnyMac
Garmin Oregon 600 GPS (unopened)

Greetings,

I have a Garmin Oregon for sale. The Oregon is the touch screen model.

I was on the fence between the Garmin and a Delorme InReach. I opted for the latter which is why I am selling...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-04-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,119
Posted By JohnnyMac
Columbus Day Weekend Paddling?

Greetings,

I know the High Peak trails are quite busy on ColumbusDay/Canada's Thanksgiving weekend.

What's your experience been with paddling destinations on this weekend?

Thanks.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-15-2016, 11:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,302
Posted By JohnnyMac
Paddled Putnam Pond today. Maples just getting...

Paddled Putnam Pond today. Maples just getting started but mostly still pretty green.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-20-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,101
Posted By JohnnyMac
Thanks, Bobrok - I hope you're right about...

Thanks, Bobrok - I hope you're right about developing South Pond not likely.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-28-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,973
Posted By JohnnyMac
No excuse for the canister failure but bears are...

No excuse for the canister failure but bears are always a problem in populated camping areas like Marcy Dam, Flowed Lands, etc.. Which is why there is a canister rule for the Eastern Adirondacks.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-04-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,978
Posted By JohnnyMac
Jackson - I think getting claustrophobic in...

Jackson -

I think getting claustrophobic in outdoor sleeping environments is fairly common. Even a 4 person tent can be roomy for gear but not "open" enough to prevent you from feeling closed in....
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 05-02-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,909
Posted By JohnnyMac
I've read gen3 has better battery life but...

I've read gen3 has better battery life but reception hasn't improved much.

Another tracking device that I am considering now is the Delorme InReach Explorer. More $$$ but you can send/receive...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-02-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,354
Posted By JohnnyMac
The Putnam Pond area has several short solo...

The Putnam Pond area has several short solo options and is a good location to return with the kids.

Lost Pond is a nice body of water and a relatively easy 1.5 miles hike from the trailhead. I am...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 05-01-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,909
Posted By JohnnyMac
Spot Gen3 Satellite Tracker?

Anyone using the most recent tracking device from Spot in the Adirondacks?

I had their first generation with mixed to not-so-good results. Poor reception in heavy tree cover but was very slow...
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