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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-13-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By Wldrns
I took the Adelgid workshop in Warrensburg 2-3...

I took the Adelgid workshop in Warrensburg 2-3 years ago, but did not found any infestation in my assigned area between the Adirondacks and Tug Hill.

Years ago I was told that the beeches would...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 02-13-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By Wldrns
Whatever the youth organization, only two...

Whatever the youth organization, only two engaging words make or break it: Parents and adult leadership (I guess that's 3 words). repeat: engaging caring Parents and adult leadership. if you notice...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 02-10-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,752
Posted By Wldrns
only at -40 are C and F exactly the same.

only at -40 are C and F exactly the same.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 02-05-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,752
Posted By Wldrns
Well then be prepared to be afraid. I am in the...

Well then be prepared to be afraid. I am in the western Adirondacks and we have had many feet of snow so far this season still counting and as cold as -36F. The interior gets plenty of snow, maybe...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-02-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 780
Posted By Wldrns
I'm a staff instructor (for 25+ years) for a BSA...

I'm a staff instructor (for 25+ years) for a BSA trek leader/wilderness guide training school. We have always taught our guide students to treat water with one of the 3 safe methods (chemical, boil,...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-02-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By Wldrns
The Adirondacks is vast with thousands of hiking...

The Adirondacks is vast with thousands of hiking opportunities. You mention the high peaks, which is fine, but note that those trails tend to be heavily traveled. I recommend that you investigate...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-30-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By Wldrns
Ask Joe about the high seat on rails that will...

Ask Joe about the high seat on rails that will give you trim adjustment fore and aft. Joe installed one for me after removing the standard low glued-in seat because I prefer a higher seat for single...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-22-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 102,887
Posted By Wldrns
From Nessmuk's "Woodcdraft and Camping": "It...

From Nessmuk's "Woodcdraft and Camping":

"It was published in Forest and Stream in the summer of 1880, and again in ’83. It has been pretty widely quoted and adopted, and I have never known it to...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-22-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 102,887
Posted By Wldrns
You can still buy a version of OTW, but it is a...

You can still buy a version of OTW, but it is a different formula than the original (something about the human toxicity of the original chemicals, I have heard). Sometimes it works surprisingly well...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-16-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,747
Posted By Wldrns
Keep in mind that my commentary above was for my...

Keep in mind that my commentary above was for my application with a judge more than 40 years ago. I forget what I actually did put down other than for hunting, but I was successful at the time.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-15-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,747
Posted By Wldrns
When I got my unrestricted license many years ago...

When I got my unrestricted license many years ago (in Lewis County, by the way), my local instructor and signing reference sponsor vouching for me was at the time a most well known trophy hunter and...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-08-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,747
Posted By Wldrns
Yeah, I did mine a year ago when the requirement...

Yeah, I did mine a year ago when the requirement first came out so I wouldn't forget. I knew there was no hope of repealing the requirement any time soon. There was a special county office location...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-06-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,616
Posted By Wldrns
Therefore, plenty of bushwhack opportunities. It...

Therefore, plenty of bushwhack opportunities. It is, after all, designated a Wilderness area. ;)
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 01-06-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,966
Posted By Wldrns
It is amazing how people's imagination runs away...

It is amazing how people's imagination runs away whenever they encounter something previously unfamiliar to them and new for the first time. A beaver slap does indeed sound like boulders being thrown...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-06-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,616
Posted By Wldrns
Starting from the Lewis County side, there's a...

Starting from the Lewis County side, there's a great thru-hike available going via Big Otter Lake, to end either at the Ha-Da-Ron-Dah trailhead or to end in or near Old Forge. But Unfortunately,...
Forum: Environmental Issues 01-06-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,643
Posted By Wldrns
Their duties and accomplishments are a bit more...

Their duties and accomplishments are a bit more involved than that:

http://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/41086.html

http://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/2369.html
...
Forum: Environmental Issues 01-06-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,643
Posted By Wldrns
If you don't know what Forest Rangers do, the...

If you don't know what Forest Rangers do, the NYSDEC will send you frequent press releases (http://www.dec.ny.gov/press/77537.html), including recent Ranger activity,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-25-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,052
Posted By Wldrns
Try http://www.adkbyowner.com

Try http://www.adkbyowner.com
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 12-22-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,486
Posted By Wldrns
I, for one, will always avoid any and all drugs...

I, for one, will always avoid any and all drugs that are not absolutely medically necessary and recommended or prescribed by my physician.
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 12-21-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By Wldrns
Boondocks http://boondocksrestaurantandbar.com ...

Boondocks http://boondocksrestaurantandbar.com in Lyons Falls is advertising Christmas Day Buffet ($16.95 12-5pm) in the Boonville newspaper. I have never had a dinner there, but I have heard that...
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