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Forum: Trip Reports 01-31-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By yardsale
IMO, sleds lose their advantage as you move away...

IMO, sleds lose their advantage as you move away from flat plains such as roads or frozen water. That said, one deals with gradual down hills with an attachment system that uses plastic poles rather...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-31-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,731
Posted By yardsale
Sure you can, it's done all the time. You could...

Sure you can, it's done all the time. You could probably rent sleds and appropriate skis locally rather than spending the big bucks for gear you use once a year.
Forum: Trip Reports 01-31-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,731
Posted By yardsale
Impressive effort. I made it to the skinny ponds...

Impressive effort. I made it to the skinny ponds ne of your final position two summers ago. Backcountry skis 90mm wide at the waist or better would have made your travel easier given the heavy packs...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-18-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,282
Posted By yardsale
Haven't done any ADK winter hikes. Finding white...

Haven't done any ADK winter hikes. Finding white blazes in 4-5' base in the spruce/fir along the AT in NH. was a bear
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-18-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,282
Posted By yardsale
Depending on hiking trails for winter...

Depending on hiking trails for winter travel--iffy.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-18-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,282
Posted By yardsale
Well, in retrospect I agree for steep terrain. ...

Well, in retrospect I agree for steep terrain. On the other hand it will be much easier to travel over the level boggy areas just to the north of the pond, rather than traversing the rolling hills...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-17-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,282
Posted By yardsale
My wife and I got as far as the canyon two...

My wife and I got as far as the canyon two summers ago beginning from Campsite 7 on St. Regis. We had to negotiate several ridges to the north of St. Regis that took energy. In the winter, I would...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 12-12-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,694
Posted By yardsale
WAY better skiers than we are, and they had...

WAY better skiers than we are, and they had plenty of "trouble". For a truly all around ski, consider the DPS tour one (more touring oriented), and another vote for the Vector's (no wax will...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 11-27-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,900
Posted By yardsale
Mount those wooden lovelies over your fireplace...

Mount those wooden lovelies over your fireplace and ski the blue ones! Also suggest you go out with a more experienced skier who can teach you about the support. It will increase the fun quotient...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-08-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,181
Posted By yardsale
Anyone use hot tents as a basecamp for bc skiing?

Anyone use hot tents as a basecamp for bc skiing?
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-29-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,687
Posted By yardsale
As a white water canoest I have to mention that...

As a white water canoest I have to mention that there are paddle strokes to enhance the stability in any canoe, a brace among others. With regard to fore/aft stability in carrying my boat, I have it...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-15-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,414
Posted By yardsale
An image appears but is it really a photo?

An image appears but is it really a photo?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-12-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,414
Posted By yardsale
Bingo, thanks SG

Bingo, thanks SG
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-12-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,181
Posted By yardsale
Finally figured how to post photos. ...

Finally figured how to post photos.
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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-10-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,181
Posted By yardsale
Clever but there is no way I'm going to buck up...

Clever but there is no way I'm going to buck up 14" diameter wood by hand in the first place. 3-6"diameter seems about right. Easy enough to cut and then split with my comparatively light 18"...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-10-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,181
Posted By yardsale
You folks know about this? ...

You folks know about this?

http://www.wildernesstravellers.org/Pages/Snowwalkers.html

We've been twice. Not many folks use hot tent as a base for skiing like we do.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-10-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,414
Posted By yardsale
When I am in Google Photos and right click on one...

When I am in Google Photos and right click on one I am presented with the option "Copy link address" not "copy image address" When I use this option, no photo appears in the post. Can someone...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-09-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,181
Posted By yardsale
Delta 30 at 1' height. Delta 70 at 5'. I wear...

Delta 30 at 1' height. Delta 70 at 5'. I wear down booties, insulated pants and light poly. Cold, stand up. Height of luxury!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-08-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,181
Posted By yardsale
We love our Snowtrekker tent. Paid a couple of...

We love our Snowtrekker tent. Paid a couple of 20 somethings to haul it 4 miles and 1500 vertical feet up East Mail Cabin creek near Teton Pass for 5 spectacular ski days last March.
Forum: Trip Reports 10-04-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,999
Posted By yardsale
Nah, baby alien. Saw them last spring when we...

Nah, baby alien. Saw them last spring when we visited Roswell, NM.;)
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