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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-27-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,112
Posted By timberghost
It merely reinforces your point that 'severe'...

It merely reinforces your point that 'severe' damage to a map is unlikely without comparably severe damage to the person (or his cognitive ability)...

However, what I've seen is that some smart...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-27-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,112
Posted By timberghost
Lightning strike... (or more mundanely, spilling...

Lightning strike... (or more mundanely, spilling a potent drink on it while smoking)

The question OP needs to answer (for him/her self) is how tech savvy is the gentleman for whom this is meant?...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-11-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,178
Posted By timberghost
Mitchell of Tupper Lake? That's news to me. ...

Mitchell of Tupper Lake? That's news to me.
Thanks for letting me know.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-02-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,178
Posted By timberghost
Question for the legal minds, Since the tailing...

Question for the legal minds,
Since the tailing transport plan didn't seem to work, what's to prevent NL or IoPac (sorry IP is for International Paper, lets not defile it) from using the old mine...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-31-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,099
Posted By timberghost
My apologies for intruding on your lamenting of...

My apologies for intruding on your lamenting of brain draining technology,

If one is to prevent Darwin's hypothesis, it would take a 21st century "cow bell" for all those entering the backcountry...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-23-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By timberghost
If those fish died, either they got scooped up by...

If those fish died, either they got scooped up by coons or it would stink to high heaven...

Chances are they're still in there, maybe at a spring hole or feeder creeks or some place they can...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 09-25-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,628
Posted By timberghost
I doubt there's a sustained (naturally) 'high...

I doubt there's a sustained (naturally) 'high density' bear area in the park. Just like any other critter, population goes up and down depending on local conditions. If there's lots of food and good...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-25-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By timberghost
The cell tower is on Mt Morris in Tupper, so...

The cell tower is on Mt Morris in Tupper, so anywhere you can see that from Lila you should have signal... Don't count on signal since atmospheric conditions vary and influence propagation. IIRC,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-22-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,655
Posted By timberghost
That may be the case this day and age, but that's...

That may be the case this day and age, but that's not how it always worked.
At least in better managed units of state land, ranger or AFR would regularly patrol the area, sign in the book, check...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-21-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,655
Posted By timberghost
Minor nuisances: What if you arrive at the...

Minor nuisances:

What if you arrive at the planned TH and find the parking full or sign that trail conditions are poor (beaver flooding, etc) or can't get to the TH due to weather/road...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-20-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,299
Posted By timberghost
That age old question "what can be done?" For...

That age old question "what can be done?"
For starters, how about insuring adequate staffing levels at DEC so rangers can perform duties other than search and rescue...
Was there a ranger or AFR on...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-19-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,299
Posted By timberghost
Justin, since DEC is the law enforcement of the...

Justin, since DEC is the law enforcement of the woods it would be 'common practice' for them not to disclose any personal item (be it of value, suspicious, unquestionably belonging to the 'victim')...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-19-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,299
Posted By timberghost
It's probably safe to say he made the summit and...

It's probably safe to say he made the summit and was on return leg of his trip. However, descent implies he was traversing down the slope (when he ended up at the scree field) - I can't draw that...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-19-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,299
Posted By timberghost
May I ask how you know or gleam this bit of info?...

May I ask how you know or gleam this bit of info? (he couldn't possibly have been backtracking or resting or just going in circles?)


Lets try to hold off on speculation, it does neither us nor...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-19-2017, 01:07 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,299
Posted By timberghost
Tragic, condolences to Stevens family and...

Tragic, condolences to Stevens family and friends.

If ADE article (http://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/news/local-news/2017/09/body-of-missing-hiker-found-near-wallface-mountain/) is...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-15-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,299
Posted By timberghost
Rangers set up wilderness base camp to continue...

Rangers set up wilderness base camp to continue Stevens search (http://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/news/local-news/2017/09/rangers-set-up-wilderness-base-camp-to-continue-stevens-search/)
...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-22-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,201
Posted By timberghost
Even with early ice out, April 8th can be a slow...

Even with early ice out, April 8th can be a slow bite - full eclipse isn't likely to help bring the water temps up.
Maybe get those snow shoes ready, just sayin' :boozing:
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-31-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,925
Posted By timberghost
If the question is "who?", shouldn't it be a...

If the question is "who?", shouldn't it be a choice between litterbugs, TP flowers sowers, ect?
If the question is "what?" then the answer would be whatever lands on me.

Frankly, the 'manure' /...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-05-2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,596
Posted By timberghost
Not what I had in mind, but kudos to your...

Not what I had in mind, but kudos to your daydreaming.

What I said was narrow down non-resident transportation modes, kind of like "congestion pricing" I suppose.
Have a bunch of electric...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-04-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,596
Posted By timberghost
What if we go way out on the limb in the opposite...

What if we go way out on the limb in the opposite direction and at some point in the future propose to ban all fossil fuel burning modes of transport from inside the "blue line" for non-residents?...
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