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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Today, 12:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,109
Posted By Wldrns
Bounce sheets are also a mouse repellent. We...

Bounce sheets are also a mouse repellent. We spread them around the floor at camp and have eliminated a mouse infestation problem.

Around the Forestport-White Lake area, the black flies have given...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-22-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,109
Posted By Wldrns
Cutting firewood near White Lake between ...

Cutting firewood near White Lake between Forestport and Old Forge yesterday. Lots of swarming and just plain annoying, but they seemed to mainly keep away while chainsawing, otherwise not much...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-19-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By Wldrns
If you were "forced" to paddle back to the launch...

If you were "forced" to paddle back to the launch because someone else is at your designated site, i hope you reported to the ranger, whose office is right there at the sign-in board. Just be happy...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-19-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By Wldrns
It is indeed first come first served. When you...

It is indeed first come first served. When you arrive you pick any open campsite and move a token of your choice to the occupied side of the board. it was set up like that years ago because due to...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-18-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By Wldrns
I have found over the years (>12 in a Hennessey)...

I have found over the years (>12 in a Hennessey) that the trick for me is to actually tie the foot end slightly higher than the head end. The reason is that gravity and the slipperiness of the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-07-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,341
Posted By Wldrns
ditto. I very much like Jim and the dozens...

ditto.

I very much like Jim and the dozens of other Rangers I have come to know well. Maybe because of my frequent associations during SAR incidents they also know me well as a trusted SAR crew...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 04-27-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By Wldrns
I have that same print hanging on the wall behind...

I have that same print hanging on the wall behind me at this very moment. It's a great one. If I were driving through your area I'd be tempted to get another for camp.
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 04-26-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 954
Posted By Wldrns
I sympathize with true bike riders (I ride bikes...

I sympathize with true bike riders (I ride bikes myself). I recently purchased property on a motorless Adirondack lake to build a camp because I do not like motorized vehicles on water or on remote...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-23-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,981
Posted By Wldrns
Still large piles of snow in my yard and deep...

Still large piles of snow in my yard and deep snowbanks along the road from the winter (spring) town road plowing.

Overly Optimistic? I took a chance and removed the snowblower from my tractor...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-22-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,981
Posted By Wldrns
Yesterday, just off Rte 28 on the way to Old...

Yesterday, just off Rte 28 on the way to Old Forge, smallish Snowbird Lake on the edge of the Blue Line is still locked up with white ice, except for some open water where feeder streams enter.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-20-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By Wldrns
Pat does indeed travel to Chile a couple of times...

Pat does indeed travel to Chile a couple of times a year, to visit an old exchange student school friend, helping to harvest kiwi and cherries. He was there during the major earthquake a couple of...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-19-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By Wldrns
I see you are from Carthage and you are looking...

I see you are from Carthage and you are looking for a wood canoe. I'm sure you will get advice on how easy it is to build your own. However if that is not in your plans, A short distance away from...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-18-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 915
Posted By Wldrns
I saw a Garcia model (the heavy solid black one)...

I saw a Garcia model (the heavy solid black one) at the Loj that had been chewed through along an edge by a red squirrel. The guy who rented it reported he observed the animal in action doing the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-17-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,728
Posted By Wldrns
They're back! Before the oil tankers...

They're back!

Before the oil tankers occupied the Adirondack region proper, many hundreds of them spent the summer along several miles of track along Route 12 between Boonville and Lyons Falls,...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-16-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 915
Posted By Wldrns
If you read the NYSDEC web site, "they" don't...

If you read the NYSDEC web site, "they" don't recommend any one brand as the best, other than it has to be a hard side commercially made product designated for the purpose, so the ursack and other...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-16-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 915
Posted By Wldrns
https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2012/11/a-yello...

https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2012/11/a-yellow-yellow-obituary.html

https://www.adirondackexplorer.org/stories/scientists-seek-bear-facts
...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-13-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,882
Posted By Wldrns
The problem with vacuum sealers is if you have...

The problem with vacuum sealers is if you have hard sharp edged food chunks (especially pasta, jerky, etc), the vacuum may cause bag punctures. That can happen with ziplock bags too, but I always...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-12-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,882
Posted By Wldrns
I have found that cooked eggs do not rehydrate...

I have found that cooked eggs do not rehydrate well by themselves. But, as a result of experimentation thanks to incentive from the likes of Linda Yaffe, if you mix eggs with a filler/binder, such...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-12-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,981
Posted By Wldrns
Be careful of trusting conditions based on...

Be careful of trusting conditions based on webcams that are placed near where water flows, such as where the OF webcam is located near the dam. It can look open but still be iced not far away. If I...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-12-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,882
Posted By Wldrns
It has been a long time, Hawk. You appear to be...

It has been a long time, Hawk. You appear to be monitoring the forum. Glad to finally see a living post from you. Be well.
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