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Forum: Trip Reports 09-21-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 781
Posted By Conk
Wolf Pond (Five Ponds Wilderness)

Five days wandering about the environs of Wolf
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Forum: Trip Reports 09-02-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,820
Posted By Conk
Zach, I was only a few days behind you and saw...

Zach,
I was only a few days behind you and saw your name in the register at Lower Dam, so I knew to anticipate this report. A most enjoyable read having just experienced many of the same things. ...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-01-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By Conk
One More

I recently discovered an inaccuracy on a USGS map that led me to believe Little Fish Pond, half way between Cranberry and Lows Lake, was not part of the Five Ponds Wilderness. The actual boundary is...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-16-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,632
Posted By Conk
Exploring the environs of Negro Lake

I have been told the lake got its name from a strain of brooktrout that had particularly dark bellies. It is how it is labeled on the map and I know of no other name for the body of water, other...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-10-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,403
Posted By Conk
Congratulations on the Moose and Long-eared...

Congratulations on the Moose and Long-eared encounters, two species that are still on my wish list. I have heard the call of the American Bittern many times. It is interesting yet understandable...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-05-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,783
Posted By Conk
As shown on the USGS map the carry trail from...

As shown on the USGS map the carry trail from Pillsbury Bay is on the top of a small ridge due south of the bay. When traveling north from Pillsbury Lake, it is not clear where to pick up the trail...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-11-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,683
Posted By Conk
In preparation for a solo canoe paddle across...

In preparation for a solo canoe paddle across Lake Ontario, I made several practice trips on the Finger Lakes, each covering 40+ miles without stops. My longest nonstop river paddle was 55 miles in...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 12-10-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,492
Posted By Conk
The hammock has been sold

The hammock has been sold
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 12-08-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,492
Posted By Conk
A bottom entry is a slit in the middle of the...

A bottom entry is a slit in the middle of the foot end of a hammock for approximately a third of its length. Pull the hammock over your shoulders and down to the buttocks, layback, pull your feet in...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 12-08-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,492
Posted By Conk
Hennessy Hammock

I have for sale a Hennessy sleep system. It is used but in good condition. Includes Hammock, Hugger Straps, Original Rain Fly (too small IMO), Under Cover and Under Pad. It is the Expedition...
Forum: Trip Reports 11-05-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,356
Posted By Conk
You are for sure up there where the weather can...

You are for sure up there where the weather can be different in the West Canada's but of the named lakes within the West Canada Wilderness, Northurp, Deep, Mountain and two different pairs of Twin...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-29-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,890
Posted By Conk
Nice video, a good K-9 assistant is vital to any...

Nice video, a good K-9 assistant is vital to any shop project. I'm sure all who are into canoes will recognize the guy in tyvek, another excellent assistant choice. I too, favor and joy in the use...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-19-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,150
Posted By Conk
I recall a post from Pondhopper where he spoke of...

I recall a post from Pondhopper where he spoke of the vegetative density on the Indian River when leaving Northrup Lake. He had put in a long day and was very tired. He said, "It was good that the...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-06-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,021
Posted By Conk
There are many lessons learned by watching...

There are many lessons learned by watching insects. A slow and steady climb is a sure solution to life's pitfalls. Great reporting and thanks for sharing!
Forum: Trip Reports 09-06-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,150
Posted By Conk
I agree that having a canoe can make things...

I agree that having a canoe can make things better. I suppose, if one were counting calories, the added burden of carrying your own paddle craft would surpass the effort expended in foot only...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-02-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,150
Posted By Conk
I was in the woods for five days.

I was in the woods for five days.
Forum: Trip Reports 08-28-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,150
Posted By Conk
The Big Four, Northrup and two nice erratics

I prepared for a return to the West Canada Wilderness with hours of map study and by reading the journals of early 20th century adventurers Bob Gillespie and Harvey Dunham. I wanted to spend time...
Forum: Trip Reports 06-19-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,226
Posted By Conk
Great reporting, you sure go through a lot for a...

Great reporting, you sure go through a lot for a heightened sense of vulnerability. Orthopedic integrity is always my prime consideration when whacking alone.
Forum: Trip Reports 05-19-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 854
Posted By Conk
The Moshiers

May 12-17 2018
Paul Conklin (Curtis Mayfly)


This report may seem similar to a trip I made last fall, indeed, I was in the same area but little of my route was traced. One of the joys of...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 04-17-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,658
Posted By Conk
Pack is sold

Pack is sold
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