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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-15-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By Titanium Spork
Done both routes many times. I don't have that...

Done both routes many times. I don't have that much of a preference honestly. I guess if you have a lot of gear you might prefer the single portage. As for carts, there was an abandoned cart sitting...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-29-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,518
Posted By Titanium Spork
First paddle 2019? Northern end of park.

Thinking of coming out for an early day trip by canoe in the St Regis Canoe Area. Yes I know about cold water, we have neoprene, PFDs, etc., the tricky thing is car access. Is Floodwood Road open? Or...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-11-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,669
Posted By Titanium Spork
Garbage/bear bait left behind by slobs.

Moderator's note: I split this topic off from the Lil Sammy bear cannister (http://www.adkforum.com/showthread.php?t=23269)failure thread.

Last time I was camping in the ADKs, just last weekend,...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,465
Posted By Titanium Spork
I just read an account of beaver reacting to the...

I just read an account of beaver reacting to the sound of running water in Lucy Cooke's book The Truth About Animals. Actually didn't read it but listened to it on Audible during many long drives to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-09-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 23,701
Posted By Titanium Spork
I am interested in giving it a shot. I was canoe...

I am interested in giving it a shot. I was canoe camping on Sunday night in the Saranacs area this weekend. Temp was a few degrees above freezing, which is the lower limit for the gear I presently...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-05-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,863
Posted By Titanium Spork
What is CRF?

What is CRF?
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 09-25-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,946
Posted By Titanium Spork
GPS and/or GLONASS and/or WAAS ?

Just got a shiny new GPSMap 64s, woohoo, now I can give back to OpenStreetMap (thanks Trail Boss)! Oh, and not get lost and stuff. That's also a plus.

Experimenting with the reception on my...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-25-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,089
Posted By Titanium Spork
Cell service in general and Canadians in particular

Being from Canada, I turn off my phone when I cross the border in a southerly direction, to avoid roaming fees (though they're not as onerous as they were). Now that we're venturing into the high...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-17-2018, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,559
Posted By Titanium Spork
Thanks Eddie, and thanks for your trip report on...

Thanks Eddie, and thanks for your trip report on another thread. We were in the valley the same day around 08:00 and got the fourth last spot at the so-called St. Hubert parking area. Answering my...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-12-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 34,312
Posted By Titanium Spork
Did you note the car's tag?

Did you note the car's tag?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-12-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,494
Posted By Titanium Spork
The odds of getting sick from drinking "wild...

The odds of getting sick from drinking "wild water" may well be slim. But the way to assess risk is that likelihood x severity of outcome = risk. In this case the outcome could be very unpleasant...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-11-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,194
Posted By Titanium Spork
Was on Lila this summer and don't remember seeing...

Was on Lila this summer and don't remember seeing any closed campsites, having looked at most of them. Didn't see any without thunderboxes either, but again, didn't do a systematic check. I'd...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-10-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,559
Posted By Titanium Spork
Did Cascade & Porter, now what?

Thinking about hiking Big Slide Saturday 15 September. We're aspiring 46ers and did Cascade / Porter last weekend. I understand parking can be awkward from the "Garden Parking Lot". Apparently if...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-09-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,268
Posted By Titanium Spork
Hiked Porter / Cascade on the 8th. There were...

Hiked Porter / Cascade on the 8th. There were stewards at the trailhead, and one at the peak of Cascade encouraging hikers to stay off the vegetation at high altitude. Those guys are doing a great...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-06-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,268
Posted By Titanium Spork
Thanks gebbyfish. Signed up for a correspondent....

Thanks gebbyfish. Signed up for a correspondent. If anyone else is considering Cascade & Porter this weekend check this from DEC: "Road closures will affect roadside parking areas on Route 73 between...
Forum: Lost and Found 09-05-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,103
Posted By Titanium Spork
Subaru keys Ampersand

Left a set of Subaru keys hanging in the registry box 2018-09-01.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-05-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,268
Posted By Titanium Spork
Start the46ers from the north in September

Apologies in advance for leaning on y'all and not doing more research, but we'll be in the Saranac area in early September (like, 48 hours from now). Last weekend we climbed Ampersand in the rain,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-04-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,700
Posted By Titanium Spork
Sorry to hear that Justin. Enjoyed seeing her in...

Sorry to hear that Justin. Enjoyed seeing her in your videos.
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 08-29-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 22,364
Posted By Titanium Spork
Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but I wanted to...

Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but I wanted to add a data point ... I'm still using a Garmin eTrex Legend C that I bought circa 2005. Easily goes a day on one pair of rechargeable batteries....
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-21-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,212
Posted By Titanium Spork
Lows Lake aka Bog River Flow has no motors (well,...

Lows Lake aka Bog River Flow has no motors (well, too few to mention) and is teeming with large mouth bass, or so I was told be fishermen there a few weeks ago.

There are some ponds in the St...
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