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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-23-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,234
Posted By Skinn
Awesome report and extraordinary experience for...

Awesome report and extraordinary experience for all involved!! Congrats!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-07-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,914
Posted By Skinn
I chose Hammock and can agree with what others...

I chose Hammock and can agree with what others have said, if you haven't tried one definitely don't discount them. I am a stomach and side sleeper exclusively at home and am very comfy in my hammock....
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-05-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,103
Posted By Skinn
Be ready for one of the most remote feeling trips...

Be ready for one of the most remote feeling trips you can go on. The paddle isn't hard but you will do a lot of turning, like to the point where you swear you can see the back of your own canoe! Cage...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-12-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,673
Posted By Skinn
We made our trip up there almost a month ago now...

We made our trip up there almost a month ago now but when we went the water was very high. The weather where I live downstate has been fairly wet so I would assume it is still up there as far as...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-08-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,347
Posted By Skinn
I called the town of fine highway dept today and...

I called the town of fine highway dept today and they said it is open. He said the sign is still there but turned to the side and if you stay in the two lane tracks it is firm and passable. The...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-30-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,673
Posted By Skinn
Thanks for the replies, we were in the area last...

Thanks for the replies, we were in the area last May and had no signal but I heard the new tower wasn't active yet at that time. It is kind of personal but although we don't "use" or cell phones in...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-30-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,673
Posted By Skinn
Oswegatchie river Cell coverage

Ok, so normally the electronic leashes (cell phones) are not a very high priority during most of my adventures. This year when I head up the Oswegatchie with some friends however it is kind of...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-12-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 915
Posted By Skinn
There is usually plenty of room to set a tent for...

There is usually plenty of room to set a tent for the night, the picnic area at the end of the parking lot says no camping but the rest of the lot should afford you enough room for the night, I...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-28-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,490
Posted By Skinn
Horseshoe lake near Tupper is pretty much as you...

Horseshoe lake near Tupper is pretty much as you describe.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-04-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,256
Posted By Skinn
Condition of the Oswegatchie

We will be heading up the Oswegatchie in a couple of weeks and I am wondering what to expect. I have paddled the river in conditions from way low to way high, both with their own set of obstacles. So...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-28-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,719
Posted By Skinn
I am near New Paltz, I appreciate the offer, as...

I am near New Paltz, I appreciate the offer, as of now I am still in the thinking I want one stages. The more I read about them the more I think a hammock is the way to go.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-28-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,719
Posted By Skinn
Thanks, I will probably end up ordering directly...

Thanks, I will probably end up ordering directly from them as well. I just have a thing about seeing stuff in person and comparing things on my own before I buy. Its really no big deal but I just...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-28-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,719
Posted By Skinn
I am strongly considering a Hennessy hammock,...

I am strongly considering a Hennessy hammock, does anyone know if there is a store local to the Albany area or the Hudson Valley that sells them? I would prefer to buy local as opposed to mail order.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-17-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,327
Posted By Skinn
I did it years ago, 15 or so I would guess. I...

I did it years ago, 15 or so I would guess. I spent more time out of the boat dragging over shallow areas and brush/blow downs than I did floating. Not much to see but an adventure none the less.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-17-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,199
Posted By Skinn
Site 32 in Grass pond is a favorite, it is a ways...

Site 32 in Grass pond is a favorite, it is a ways in but still only a days paddle even at a leisurely pace with an early start.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-08-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,685
Posted By Skinn
Without a doubt if you are looking for a remote...

Without a doubt if you are looking for a remote 3-4 night stay then head up the Oswegatchie. If you want to kill time and get more remote then hike back into the five ponds area from the foot bridge...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 01-28-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,153
Posted By Skinn
Just to add to the list of positive comments, we...

Just to add to the list of positive comments, we hit the windfall occasionally also and have always had great service and food. The last time our waitress was asking where we were heading. Upon...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-20-2011, 12:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,238
Posted By Skinn
Thanks, I had looked at the Seal line and thought...

Thanks, I had looked at the Seal line and thought that it would be great for a good deal of my trips however I was afraid on some of the longer portages it would not be very comfy. Funny thing is the...
Forum: Photography 01-19-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 53,176
Posted By Skinn
Stripperguy that is a gorgeous sailboat you...

Stripperguy that is a gorgeous sailboat you built. I have thought about building one to play around on the Hudson with near my home. It will not be anywhere near as show quality as yours though! I...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-19-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,238
Posted By Skinn
Granite Gear Immersion

Does anyone have experience with the Granite Gear Immersion pack. I am looking for a nice carrying canoe pack that is waterproof. I always find myself paddling in rain and worrying about my gear...
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