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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks Today, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Wldrns
I originally had all 3 of the available drop in...

I originally had all 3 of the available drop in seats that Joe offered for my RF. But for single blade paddling I wanted to sit higher. I knew Joe had a high rail mounted seat that he used when...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-20-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By Wldrns
I have a PBW Rapidfire that I use mostly for...

I have a PBW Rapidfire that I use mostly for personal race training when I cannot otherwise train with my multi-seat canoe race team. I have a high rail mounted seat so that I can paddle it...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 11-13-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By Wldrns
Waterfront or not, you need to check the NYSDEC...

Waterfront or not, you need to check the NYSDEC wetlands map. As a bonus on that map site you get the tax parcels delineated with their tax number.

To find the wetlands map go here:...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 11-13-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By Wldrns
I just bought 5 acres on quiet waterfront in the...

I just bought 5 acres on quiet waterfront in the Forestport area a couple miles from Rte 28 and plan to build a cabin there next spring. I also told real estate agents that if it is advertised as...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-10-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By Wldrns
All of the above, plus I have often beached at...

All of the above, plus I have often beached at site #3, Evergreen Landing, and carried my canoe up to Evergreen Lake for some interesting paddling and successful fishing. There are other interesting...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-06-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,931
Posted By Wldrns
You can report environmental and regulatory...

You can report environmental and regulatory violations here:
http://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/67751.html
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-01-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,373
Posted By Wldrns
At least they leave breaks in the tanker line...

At least they leave breaks in the tanker line where track cross side and secondary roads.
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 11-01-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,684
Posted By Wldrns
Either way, for whatever navigation method you...

Either way, for whatever navigation method you use, proper pre-trip planning and intimate knowledge of equipment and how to use it along with landform expectations and visual association with...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-01-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,373
Posted By Wldrns
For most of the summer tankers were stored...

For most of the summer tankers were stored solidly connected end to end on the tracks between Boonville and at least as far as Lyons Falls, a distance of 14 miles. I see most of them are gone now.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-01-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,441
Posted By Wldrns
Folks, they are all just tools. A compass, a...

Folks, they are all just tools. A compass, a map, the sun's shadow, a GPS and its satellites, the creek you use for a navigation handrail or a ridge used as navigation backstop. They are all tools...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-31-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,441
Posted By Wldrns
Many here know how I feel about relying solely...

Many here know how I feel about relying solely upon technology vs being proficient with map and compass, which I have taught to outdoor guides and SAR for more than 20 years (and more recently for...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-27-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,441
Posted By Wldrns
TB.... the same may be said about the not-so...

TB.... the same may be said about the not-so recent-introduction of cheap hand held GPS units and the attitude and perception that therefore there is no need to learn map and compass skills (or to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-27-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,441
Posted By Wldrns
I strongly believe that in days past (as touched...

I strongly believe that in days past (as touched on in the NCPR article), a minor leg injury or a bit of confusion at a trail junction was resolved by a short rest while munching on a snack, some...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-27-2017, 12:56 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,441
Posted By Wldrns
No, my point has to do with occupying the limited...

No, my point has to do with occupying the limited time and resources of DEC rangers and SAR in the state both in and outside of the adirondacks, where they might otherwise be available to assist...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-26-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,441
Posted By Wldrns
It's not just the Adirondacks. There is...

It's not just the Adirondacks. There is currently a large SAR effort happening in Leicester NY, (near Rochester) with many rangers and DEC trained team volunteers (plus many untrained concerned...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 10-24-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,084
Posted By Wldrns
I have a most favorite pair of heavier than usual...

I have a most favorite pair of heavier than usual nylon pants that I bought at EMS several years ago, but they are no longer available from EMS. I have been hunting everywhere for another comparable...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-23-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,441
Posted By Wldrns
I assume you get all kinds of gatekeepers. I had...

I assume you get all kinds of gatekeepers. I had no problem when asking to hike the trail on the back side of the lake.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-20-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,441
Posted By Wldrns
I have used the trails accessible from the 8th...

I have used the trails accessible from the 8th Lake campground, and the boat launch for no charge, simply by asking. Trails from Lake Eaton too.
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 10-20-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,376
Posted By Wldrns
What are the chances? What I most often say no...

What are the chances? What I most often say no matter whether I am riding a bike or driving a car.
I can almost guarantee that even on a remote country road, when I haven't seen any other traffic...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-20-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,441
Posted By Wldrns
I drove to the Yukon territory and back this past...

I drove to the Yukon territory and back this past summer. For Canada's 150th birthday anniversary celebration this year, entry into all parks is free, I have a free tag hanging on my mirror so park...
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