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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-26-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,651
Posted By Skid
Guys, "Maybe the residents don't want to...

Guys,

"Maybe the residents don't want to watch all those campers, a slightly different set of aesthetics. operating there".

So maybe we should make all of Raquette Lake a gated community to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-25-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,651
Posted By Skid
Guys, Not in the wildest imagination did I...

Guys,

Not in the wildest imagination did I intend to disparage the people who volunteer their time, effort and expertise to work on leanto's for the benefit of all of us. In fact the renovation...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-23-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,651
Posted By Skid
Raquette Lake Leanto at Hasbroucks

Guys,

Since 1978 I have used the leanto at the point referred to on the topos as Hasbrouk's across from Beecher Island at the north end of Raquette Lake.

It was a magnificent spot with the view...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-12-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,450
Posted By Skid
Had an interesting take on this subject from a US...

Had an interesting take on this subject from a US Park Ranger at the Grand Canyon two summers ago. Saw a young mother with her 3 year old or so daughter with their feet dangling off an eight foot...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-15-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,730
Posted By Skid
Guys, If it helps, the landing from the...

Guys,

If it helps, the landing from the Marion is a small grassy area behind the reeds
on a bend of the river where the tree line approaches the channel. Clues are a small
stream shown on the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-11-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,730
Posted By Skid
Raquette to Blue Mountain Lake via Marion River

Guys,

At the trailhead on the Marion to Sergeant Ponds there is an existing campsite 10 yards from the Marion where the trailhead starts.

You'll need a compass and topo map to find the spot in...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-01-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,292
Posted By Skid
Marion River Carry Access Status

Guys,

As long as we're talking impractical loops, take a look at Sucker Brook Bay
beach to Brown Tract Ponds to Shallow Lake to Cascade Lake to Chain Ponds
to Queer Lake to Chubb Lake to...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-11-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,520
Posted By Skid
Debar Great Camp

Guys,

Intrigued me so I did a quick search and found this:
http://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/news/outdoors/2017/04/historic-debar-looks-toward-next-step/

Maybe some hope here.

Skid
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-27-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,386
Posted By Skid
Wool

Guys,

Gotta agree with Pauly D.

Johnson Woolen Mills in Vermont has the real thing down:
http://johnsonwoolenmills.com

Made in America, and made right. You can leave it to your kids.
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-19-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,322
Posted By Skid
Guys, Difference between Long Pond to Ledge...

Guys,

Difference between Long Pond to Ledge Pond and Blue Mountain
to Forked is the motor traffic on Raquette during the high season
is the boat traffic on Raquette. That nightly cruise in the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-17-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,106
Posted By Skid
Peggy, Sorry about that. If it's not...

Peggy,

Sorry about that.

If it's not too late I've found that ammonia best takes the itch out of mosquito bites if you
dab it on as soon as possible after being bitten and before scratching.
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-17-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,106
Posted By Skid
Guys, What buzzing? I don't even hear...

Guys,

What buzzing?

I don't even hear my own snoring.

Could be I only get up there at the end of August when night temps are always in the lower 50's and high 40's.

So I stand corrected.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-14-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,106
Posted By Skid
Peggy, I've never had mosquito problems in a...

Peggy,

I've never had mosquito problems in a leanto at night.

They're usually gone by dark unless you stir them up.

Never had to use a net to cover the entire front of a
leanto.

May...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-05-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,523
Posted By Skid
TCD, I agree. NYCO's has an obligation to...

TCD,

I agree. NYCO's has an obligation to convey the same number of acres as lot 8 to the forest preserve after the sampling as compensation even if it walks away.

But it is still true that...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-05-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,523
Posted By Skid
Guys, This is what the law says: "When NCO...

Guys,

This is what the law says:
"When NCO Minerals Inc. terminates all mining operations on such lot 8, it shall remediate the site and convey title to such lot back to the state of New York for...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-08-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,523
Posted By Skid
The law is the underlined text here on page 4: ...

The law is the underlined text here on page 4:
http://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/Elections/2013/Proposals/ProposalFiveFinal.pdf

This is the process. We, presumably the DEC but it is not...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-06-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,523
Posted By Skid
Here are the results of the voters by county: ...

Here are the results of the voters by county:
http://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/Elections/2013/General/UnofficialElectionResultsCounty.pdf

Looks as though voters within the Blue Line were in...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-23-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,607
Posted By Skid
Small Wood Stoves

Guys,

The definition of a "campfire" from the regs:

3. Campfire means an outdoor fire for warmth, cooking, repelling insects, or aesthetics, but shall exclude stoves using fuels other than...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-18-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,683
Posted By Skid
Just a thought, but maybe the 7 round limitation...

Just a thought, but maybe the 7 round limitation was based on the
load capacity of the classic Adirondack deer rifle, the Marlin 30-30,
six in the tube and one in the chamber? Lever actions are...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-23-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,010
Posted By Skid
Raquette Lake Leanto's

Justin,

Nice photos. Never saw the place in the winter.

Skid
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