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Forum: Photography 10-27-2008, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,354
Posted By pico23
Hands On The G10 vs. LX3 (a brief and inconclusive comparison)

Well, I got a chance to play with an LX3 this weekend, and also actually use a G10 briefly not that long ago.

Gotta say, the LX3 is filled with promise but the G10 is ergonomically better.

The...
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 10-24-2008, 04:18 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 24,252
Posted By pico23
Kevin, if your leading you should be able to...

Kevin,

if your leading you should be able to build multi directional first piece anchor. even using 2 nuts in opposition using cloves to tighten them will usually work. secondly, the first piece...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-22-2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,841
Posted By pico23
I've planned it but never done it. Attempted it...

I've planned it but never done it. Attempted it 2X, once I was hurt, second time the weather just sucked. Both times were overnight or 3 day plans.

My thoughts are, after reviewing everyone...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 10-22-2008, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,283
Posted By pico23
I have a google video account, but never really...

I have a google video account, but never really felt the need to shoot video in the wild, sort of anti-climatic to me.

I like turning my wifes terrible home videos into something watchable. She...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-22-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,192
Posted By pico23
"This brings up another point. ECO's are making...

"This brings up another point. ECO's are making arrests in potentially dangerous situations (they know the suspects are armed) for misdemeanors. They must feel a lot of frustration."

Most arrest...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 10-22-2008, 02:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,121
Posted By pico23
I'd like a Betamid or Megamid for winter use, and...

I'd like a Betamid or Megamid for winter use, and for summer cooking shelter, although for summer I kinda prefer my 8x10 tarp.

There are alternatives to BD branding. The thing I like about the...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 10-21-2008, 12:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,833
Posted By pico23
I say honey, we need a fire. And about 10 minutes...

I say honey, we need a fire. And about 10 minutes later there are flames and warmth. It's really the most amazing thing.

No idea how she does it, but my sister was camping with us a few weeks...
Forum: Photography 10-20-2008, 11:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,680
Posted By pico23
Hickory, Love the John's Brook shot. The...

Hickory,

Love the John's Brook shot. The pastel like quality of the trees is very nice. I assume that was a 1/4-1/2 second exposure with some wind in the trees?

Here are a few newly uploaded...
Forum: Photography 10-16-2008, 06:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,680
Posted By pico23
One more: ...

One more:

http://static.flickr.com/3184/2946537888_92f1377204_d.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/65793193@N00/2946537888/)
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 10-16-2008, 05:24 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 24,252
Posted By pico23
Fair enough, but climbing is a judgement thing,...

Fair enough, but climbing is a judgement thing, as much as a physical skill. You actually do gain a tremendous amount of experience following. Looking at gear placements, learning to effeciently hand...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 10-16-2008, 03:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,240
Posted By pico23
The irony of the Adirondacks is the cell coverage...

The irony of the Adirondacks is the cell coverage is absolutely amazing compared to VT or NH. We have Verizon, and over the last few years, if I forget to turn my phone off when entering the park...
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 10-15-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 24,252
Posted By pico23
Wow, scary stuff. Sounds like she'll be...

Wow, scary stuff.

Sounds like she'll be fine, and best wishes.

I guess a question, and please don't feel insulted, but based on your reports from May or June, you guys didn't feel comfortable...
Forum: Photography 10-15-2008, 05:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,680
Posted By pico23
My favorite concept shot of last weekend. ...

My favorite concept shot of last weekend.

http://static.flickr.com/3204/2945536516_edb732a659_d.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/65793193@N00/2945536516/)
Forum: Photography 10-15-2008, 05:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,680
Posted By pico23
Wow first time in months I have both a blog...

Wow first time in months I have both a blog written, and enough photos to fill it out...now I just need to put it together!!

A few more from this weekend:


Cazenovia Lake
...
Forum: Photography 10-15-2008, 01:50 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 41,722
Posted By pico23
No fancy boats for us. Just two durable, heavy...

No fancy boats for us. Just two durable, heavy Royalex boats. I'm debating buying a wee lassie or something similar, to go with my solo 15 foot Penobscot. Provided I still have a job, and inflation...
Forum: Photography 10-14-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,680
Posted By pico23
A few new ones from my weekend in the Finger...

A few new ones from my weekend in the Finger Lakes.

Spent 2 days basically dedicated to photography, although neither day had great lighting. Monday morning I was up at 5am and out of camp by 6am,...
Forum: Photography 10-12-2008, 01:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,680
Posted By pico23
Wow. A lot of great shots. Love the "God...

Wow.

A lot of great shots. Love the "God beams" on the slide photos. All the misty lake shots. And any winding outlet always gets my attention. No need to even mention those perfectly still...
Forum: Photography 10-11-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,767
Posted By pico23
Caney was afraid of water when we got him, but...

Caney was afraid of water when we got him, but his first backpacking trip at 5 months old was to Siamese Ponds Wilderness.

The water at John's Pond was silty, and my Sweetwater Guardian (biggest...
Forum: Photography 10-11-2008, 09:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,767
Posted By pico23
Great shots everyone... Emily, the look is...

Great shots everyone...

Emily, the look is priceless, but only if you're not on the other end of it.

We were hiking up Blue Mountain at around 5am to catch the sunrise, it was really really...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 10-11-2008, 04:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,068
Posted By pico23
If I agree with you here, will you disagree with...

If I agree with you here, will you disagree with me just for arguments sake!!

Seriously though, I've been saying this forever. It's why I make a special point of pointing out when I post trip...
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