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Forum: Other Places Yesterday, 08:53 PM
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Posted By JohnnyVirgil
What's that weird looking felt-like flower?

What's that weird looking felt-like flower?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 08:52 PM
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Views: 13,221
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
So quick question - those kevlar front and back...

So quick question - those kevlar front and back protection pads they sell - do they destroy your skin friction like I was thinking they would?
Forum: Trip Reports Yesterday, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
That tree looks pretty sketchy. Not sure I'd want...

That tree looks pretty sketchy. Not sure I'd want to set up my tent under it!
Forum: Trip Reports Yesterday, 01:29 PM
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Views: 450
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Maybe they adhere to the old adage of not pooping...

Maybe they adhere to the old adage of not pooping where you eat. :)
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-19-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
:thumbs:

:thumbs:
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 08-18-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Also, skiddish is not a word.

Also, skiddish is not a word.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-16-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,433
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
I always think "leeches" but I don't really have...

I always think "leeches" but I don't really have a good reason why.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-15-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
I used to work with Linda Laing, who wrote the...

I used to work with Linda Laing, who wrote the first edition of the book you are referring to. I happened to have it on my shelf, so I looked it up. It just says: "This is a long walk (12 to 14mi...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 08-15-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Nope, standard sharpies, (fine point and...

Nope, standard sharpies, (fine point and ultra-fine) are waterproof. They smell a bit, but they get the job done. I use the ultrafines to draw the declination lines sometimes and they've always been...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 08-15-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
I wasn't sure if you meant making or marking, but...

I wasn't sure if you meant making or marking, but I order waterproof maps from Mytopo.com and then if I need to mark it up, I use a thin tipped sharpie. or a yellow highlighter sharpie. I'm not sure...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-14-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Interesting tidbit of info, DSettahr, thanks!

Interesting tidbit of info, DSettahr, thanks!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-13-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Wilcox Wild forest trail question

I saw an interesting annotation on a map for this area -- specifically for the pine orchard trail. It said "Trail 23 is not recommended for groups less than 3 persons" -- I had never seen a warning...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-13-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
are they edible? (I mean enjoyably edible?)

are they edible? (I mean enjoyably edible?)
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-12-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 671
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
I struggle with this too. On one hand, I know...

I struggle with this too. On one hand, I know that most if not all of the members of this forum are like-minded and leave places better than they found them, and are considerate of others when out...
Forum: Rock/Ice Climbing in the Adirondacks 08-10-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B075DLBHBJ/ref=o...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B075DLBHBJ/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: Other Places 08-10-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Is camping allowed?

Is camping allowed?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-10-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 671
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Awesome, thank you. When we did the loop, we...

Awesome, thank you. When we did the loop, we were specifically looking to stay in LTs so we bypassed Whitney since it didn't have any, and spent our first night at Sampson. Whitney might be a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-09-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 671
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Thanks -- this kind of idiocy is what I'm trying...

Thanks -- this kind of idiocy is what I'm trying to avoid by going in on a Sunday.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-09-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 671
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
Thanks, I didn't realize that. #3 might be good....

Thanks, I didn't realize that. #3 might be good. Our plan was to get to the pillsbury mtn trailhead on a sunday, late morning, then spend 3-4 days exploring, so we'd probably hit spruce for a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-09-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 671
Posted By JohnnyVirgil
No, I have not! I'll check it out. I just don't...

No, I have not! I'll check it out. I just don't want to go there if its easy to get to from some other direction and is a busy place.
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