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Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 08-20-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,491
Posted By forest dweller
Hey, in desperate need of help with Gaia GPS...if...

Hey, in desperate need of help with Gaia GPS...if you are quite familiar with how to download maps...

I need to know which type of map you recommend I download for offline use to know EXACTLY...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 08-20-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,491
Posted By forest dweller
Hey guys (and gals of course!)... My wife...

Hey guys (and gals of course!)...

My wife and I will be doing a little backpacking in Banff next week and I wanted to download Gaia GPS to my latest smartphone. I was interested in the premium...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 08-06-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By forest dweller
Dsettahr, are you familiar with the legendary...

Dsettahr, are you familiar with the legendary Dana Designs packs? These are the successor to those packs...yes they are on the heavy side, but they are probably made to hold up to any and all abuse....
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 08-05-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By forest dweller
Help in choosing a mid to high end strong / comfortable heavy load hauling backpack.

I'm thinking about replacing my (I think) made in Mexico Dana Designs Astral Plane or Terraplane (forget which) for what will probably be my last comfortable heavy load hauling backpack (I'm going to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-05-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,668
Posted By forest dweller
All to try to make everyone (including the not so...

All to try to make everyone (including the not so smart) happy....while doing the WRONG thing. APA staff of yesteryear are probably rolling in their graves.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-21-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,668
Posted By forest dweller
They will pass it on to the state. They need the...

They will pass it on to the state. They need the money to protect the next tract they can get their hands on. That's what they do and I love them!
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-21-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,668
Posted By forest dweller
Man, what is taking so long with state...

Man, what is taking so long with state acquisition of Follenby Pond? And when it goes through I hope they do the right thing and make it mostly wilderness.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-21-2019, 02:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,668
Posted By forest dweller
This in state hands yet?

This in state hands yet?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-17-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,153
Posted By forest dweller
And this recent one was WAY worse, and my...

And this recent one was WAY worse, and my companion was having no part of it.

Not only that, it was MUCH further away from Wanakena, so if you hike that far and can't get around it it's especially...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-15-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,153
Posted By forest dweller
Keep the beavers, make trail reroutes a priority,...

Keep the beavers, make trail reroutes a priority, especially ones that lead to premiere destinations of that wilderness area and are especially hard to get around. I personally have no problem doing...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-15-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,153
Posted By forest dweller
this

this
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-15-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,153
Posted By forest dweller
* The vast majority of people wonít refer to...

* The vast majority of people wonít refer to that.

* It does not mention the trail TO Sand Lake.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-12-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,153
Posted By forest dweller
I did the backpack down to Sand Lake about a...

I did the backpack down to Sand Lake about a decade ago and did not have this problem, so stop saying it comes with the territory. The Five Ponds, Wolf Pond, Cage Lake and Sand Lake MMUUSSTT be a...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,153
Posted By forest dweller
I didn't mind them so much going up river, I'd...

I didn't mind them so much going up river, I'd just get out and pull tge canoe past them. They are MUCH more of a problem on land surrounded by water, swamp and dense forest, not knowing exactly how...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,153
Posted By forest dweller
Well it's my opinion that the DEC needs to be...

Well it's my opinion that the DEC needs to be more active in rerouting trails. Some people don't want to kill themselves to get where they wanted to go, or fail to get where they intended to go.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-10-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,815
Posted By forest dweller
Saw one at Moose Pond on the NPT a few years...

Saw one at Moose Pond on the NPT a few years back. Brave little guy, went and got my friend at the leanto to show him and he was still there when we got back a few minutes later.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-10-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,153
Posted By forest dweller
Understood, but then why not a trail re-route?

Understood, but then why not a trail re-route?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-10-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,153
Posted By forest dweller
DEC policy on beavers pretty much destroying trails to major destinations?

DEC policy on beavers pretty much destroying trails to major destinations?

Just got back from a 5 day trip, which was supposed to be a combination of a canoe trip up to campsite 23 on the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-16-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 36,265
Posted By forest dweller
Maybe it's not only designated wilderness for...

Maybe it's not only designated wilderness for "elitist" humans, maybe it's designated wilderness for every living thing within that boundary.

And it would still be wilderness if and when that dam...
Forum: Other Places 08-04-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,934
Posted By forest dweller
So it's basically northern Maine. Motor...

So it's basically northern Maine.

Motor boats, logging and wildlife blasting YAY!

I won't drive 6 hours beyond the Adirondacks for that. I was hoping for less human activity not more.

And if...
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