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Forum: Trip Reports 11-05-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By Wldrns
Please note, there is a block to check on the...

Please note, there is a block to check on the 46ers donation letter to restrict your L2R donation to the high peaks area only. Please don't do this if you care about maintenance and improvement of...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-04-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 845
Posted By Wldrns
Standing trees, even if dead, have a purpose in...

Standing trees, even if dead, have a purpose in the environment (hence, only dead and down may be used for firewood, even though that has an environmental purpose as well). Any dead (or live) trees...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-02-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 845
Posted By Wldrns
The DEC and the lean2rescue team have scheduled...

The DEC and the lean2rescue team have scheduled refurbishment of the leantos (including the privys) in the West Canadas in the coming year. Sampson and Pilsbury first, possibly beginning with roof...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-31-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,809
Posted By Wldrns
I have been using a knupac (originally made and...

I have been using a knupac (originally made and sold by Eric Knudsen) for many years. See photo in post #2 of this thread. I made a simple bolt-in yoke that attaches at the Hornbeck balance point...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-29-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,809
Posted By Wldrns
I hope you are wearing a very high bouyancy PFD. ...

I hope you are wearing a very high bouyancy PFD. Seriously, getting wet feet (wearing appropriate water shoes) in summer water temps is not a big deal. You can get into a Hornbeck in fairly shallow...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-27-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By Wldrns
That's a great trip. You will be impressed with...

That's a great trip. You will be impressed with Clear. It is absolutely clear water, as transparent as a pool, highly unusual color in the Adirondacks. There used to be a very leaky boat stashed...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-26-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,602
Posted By Wldrns
Here's the best I can do with that: Najlepszy...

Here's the best I can do with that: Najlepszy moment, żeby posadzić drzewo był 20 lat temu. Drugi najlepszy moment jest teraz.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-26-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,602
Posted By Wldrns
That doesn't make it legal, ethical, or right, or...

That doesn't make it legal, ethical, or right, or having a favorable outlook from those who do not care to partake in that activity.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-26-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By Wldrns
The shuttle was run by the Thompson family if I...

The shuttle was run by the Thompson family if I recall correctly. I'm sure you can find out more by contacting the store or restaurant at the launch. I don't think the cost is very high. A canoe...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-26-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,602
Posted By Wldrns
Well I have been living there all my life as...

Well I have been living there all my life as well, I figure it should be my right not to be offended by law breakers. The peace at my camp on Tug Hill is regularly violated even at 3:00 AM, property...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-25-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,602
Posted By Wldrns
Half of the park is privately owned. Put the ATVs...

Half of the park is privately owned. Put the ATVs there, not on publicly owned wild lands. I've seen the vast damage done by illegal use, particularly in the Black River Wild Forest and the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-24-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,602
Posted By Wldrns
I can't say anything (yet) about the...

I can't say anything (yet) about the Ha-De-Ron-Dah, but in the not far away Black River Wild Forest, it was the week of July 14, 2014 where there was a major search incident for the lost 84 yr old...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-24-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,602
Posted By Wldrns
Not mostly, it is ALL volunteer labor working on...

Not mostly, it is ALL volunteer labor working on leantos. They also work several major wilderness bridge maintenance projects. Many of the same people also work on trail clearing projects in...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-24-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,602
Posted By Wldrns
Note for the record: the Lean2Rescue crew...

Note for the record: the Lean2Rescue crew performs its work using totally volunteer effort, they receive no tax payer funds for travel or labor. The DEC (hence tax payers) as well corporate donations...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-24-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,602
Posted By Wldrns
It has something to do with whether they are on a...

It has something to do with whether they are on a primary of secondary water body. I've been confused when the lean2rescue crew makes repairs and leaves one in its original site, one that cleary is...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-17-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,439
Posted By Wldrns
If you enjoy hiking the Adirondacks, which seems...

If you enjoy hiking the Adirondacks, which seems questionable, maybe you should find a more willing and and adventurous companion (or go with no one at all).

So if I encounter a flooded trail or...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-15-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,439
Posted By Wldrns
I have to disagree. Apart from Andy's TV...

I have to disagree. Apart from Andy's TV commercials, where is that officially stated? I don't believe that is what the Adirondacks is supposed to be, or why the "park" was crested in the first...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-13-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,439
Posted By Wldrns
Well, lets just pave it all. Some of us...

Well, lets just pave it all.
Some of us actually enjoy the challenge of finding our own way and enjoying what nature in the wildlands provide without having to rely on someone else's cleared path...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,439
Posted By Wldrns
My dad had a series of drinking glasses (usually...

My dad had a series of drinking glasses (usually mason jars) hanging on branches at various cool water "springs" on the back country trails of his that we hiked. AFAIK neither he nor I ever got sick...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-11-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,500
Posted By Wldrns
A few years ago, shortly after the regulation...

A few years ago, shortly after the regulation went into effect, I saw a Garcia canister with a portion of the bottom edge chewed completely through. it was rented from the HPIC, who said the renter...
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