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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-17-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By Wldrns
Serious injuries and accidents requiring ranger...

Serious injuries and accidents requiring ranger assistance are one thing.
But, From the article above:
"However, there always seems to be those individuals who fail to bring a compass and water,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-17-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By Wldrns
Look up Carl Skalak. I remember the freak early...

Look up Carl Skalak.
I remember the freak early November 2003 snowstorm when this happened.

https://www.vftt.org/forums/showthread.php?1351-Beacon-rescue
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-14-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By Wldrns
I like the Kelley Kettle and the reflector...

I like the Kelley Kettle and the reflector oven.:cool:
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-11-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By Wldrns
Long Pond gives you many other options. Climb...

Long Pond gives you many other options. Climb Long Pond Mountain (the "canoers mountain", only accessible via canoe), short hike to visit beautiful Mountain Pond, Pink Pond, Nellie and Bessie, Ledge...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-06-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,615
Posted By Wldrns
I tend to agree with DS. I fear it would only be...

I tend to agree with DS. I fear it would only be trashed like too many other historic and environmentally important sites. I spoke with someone just today who would be one in the know with ADK...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-05-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 660
Posted By Wldrns
Avoid Site #4, on the back side of the NE bay to...

Avoid Site #4, on the back side of the NE bay to the right on Hitchens. Weedy and bug filled. Most others are good.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-03-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By Wldrns
I've been in there a few times, mostly from North...

I've been in there a few times, mostly from North Lake. A bit of a bushwhack navigation exercise in places, but a fun way to go, IMO. I carried a Hornbeck in there and all the way through to...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-02-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By Wldrns
What access are you trying for? From the south...

What access are you trying for? From the south via North Lake, or from the north via Moose River Plains?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-29-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 660
Posted By Wldrns
drag on the left, shift to open water shallow...

drag on the left, shift to open water shallow channel on the right, you will see it.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-26-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,324
Posted By Wldrns
There is such a cable crossing the Raquette River...

There is such a cable crossing the Raquette River near Axton Landing going toward a private inholding. It has a mobile platform attached to a single cable and is all quite high above the water in...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-25-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,324
Posted By Wldrns
No one said the pilot should be held...

No one said the pilot should be held "responsible" for the actions of his clients in the field. I only stated that it would be nice for public relations, and for the legal good status of the clients...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-25-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,324
Posted By Wldrns
Not at all recent, but it has stuck with me as my...

Not at all recent, but it has stuck with me as my one and only real encounter with a float plane. It is hard to think that they did not see me standing out in the open away from tree cover, either...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-24-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,048
Posted By Wldrns
I rigged a cheap version of a Crazy Creek chair...

I rigged a cheap version of a Crazy Creek chair for back support. Just be sure it has adjustable side straps that you can cinch tight, connected toward the front of the seat.
It is sort of visible...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-24-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,324
Posted By Wldrns
When float planes, or anyone else for that matter...

When float planes, or anyone else for that matter are clearly breaking the law (such as in my case witnessing of catching game fish out of season), I will call them out on it, or at least report it...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-24-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,048
Posted By Wldrns
i have found leg relief in my hornbeck by placing...

i have found leg relief in my hornbeck by placing a small dry bag under my thighs and knees. I also have found the best way to pack and distribute weight and gear in the hornbeck is to have a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-23-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,324
Posted By Wldrns
Here is my story of my experience with a float...

Here is my story of my experience with a float plane.

It was a Memorial day weekend several years ago. At the time float planes were still allowed to fly into Lows Lake. Thankfully that has...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-23-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,324
Posted By Wldrns
it reads like a modern version of "Murray's...

it reads like a modern version of "Murray's Fools".
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-21-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By Wldrns
Lots of regulations may apply depending on...

Lots of regulations may apply depending on exactly what you are doing, but be sure to read the sections covering dogs in:...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-20-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By Wldrns
Agreed. Years ago I got frustrated too many times...

Agreed. Years ago I got frustrated too many times searching for a spot flat enough for a mini solo tent. That's why I have been a hammock camper for nigh on 20 years now. Hang anywhere, over any kind...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 07-14-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 477
Posted By Wldrns
Yeah, much of industry and commercial...

Yeah, much of industry and commercial transportation would be in a hurt. And the real horror of it is hikers might actually have to use a map and compass. :p I can almost hear my SAR incident callout...
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