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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-11-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By Titanium Spork
Garbage/bear bait left behind by slobs.

Moderator's note: I split this topic off from the Lil Sammy bear cannister (http://www.adkforum.com/showthread.php?t=23269)failure thread.

Last time I was camping in the ADKs, just last weekend,...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,230
Posted By Titanium Spork
I just read an account of beaver reacting to the...

I just read an account of beaver reacting to the sound of running water in Lucy Cooke's book The Truth About Animals. Actually didn't read it but listened to it on Audible during many long drives to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-09-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,112
Posted By Titanium Spork
I am interested in giving it a shot. I was canoe...

I am interested in giving it a shot. I was canoe camping on Sunday night in the Saranacs area this weekend. Temp was a few degrees above freezing, which is the lower limit for the gear I presently...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-05-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By Titanium Spork
What is CRF?

What is CRF?
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 09-25-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By Titanium Spork
GPS and/or GLONASS and/or WAAS ?

Just got a shiny new GPSMap 64s, woohoo, now I can give back to OpenStreetMap (thanks Trail Boss)! Oh, and not get lost and stuff. That's also a plus.

Experimenting with the reception on my...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-25-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Titanium Spork
Cell service in general and Canadians in particular

Being from Canada, I turn off my phone when I cross the border in a southerly direction, to avoid roaming fees (though they're not as onerous as they were). Now that we're venturing into the high...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-17-2018, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By Titanium Spork
Thanks Eddie, and thanks for your trip report on...

Thanks Eddie, and thanks for your trip report on another thread. We were in the valley the same day around 08:00 and got the fourth last spot at the so-called St. Hubert parking area. Answering my...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-12-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 21,005
Posted By Titanium Spork
Did you note the car's tag?

Did you note the car's tag?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-12-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,857
Posted By Titanium Spork
The odds of getting sick from drinking "wild...

The odds of getting sick from drinking "wild water" may well be slim. But the way to assess risk is that likelihood x severity of outcome = risk. In this case the outcome could be very unpleasant...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-11-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By Titanium Spork
Was on Lila this summer and don't remember seeing...

Was on Lila this summer and don't remember seeing any closed campsites, having looked at most of them. Didn't see any without thunderboxes either, but again, didn't do a systematic check. I'd...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-10-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By Titanium Spork
Did Cascade & Porter, now what?

Thinking about hiking Big Slide Saturday 15 September. We're aspiring 46ers and did Cascade / Porter last weekend. I understand parking can be awkward from the "Garden Parking Lot". Apparently if...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-09-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By Titanium Spork
Hiked Porter / Cascade on the 8th. There were...

Hiked Porter / Cascade on the 8th. There were stewards at the trailhead, and one at the peak of Cascade encouraging hikers to stay off the vegetation at high altitude. Those guys are doing a great...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-06-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By Titanium Spork
Thanks gebbyfish. Signed up for a correspondent....

Thanks gebbyfish. Signed up for a correspondent. If anyone else is considering Cascade & Porter this weekend check this from DEC: "Road closures will affect roadside parking areas on Route 73 between...
Forum: Lost and Found 09-05-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 545
Posted By Titanium Spork
Subaru keys Ampersand

Left a set of Subaru keys hanging in the registry box 2018-09-01.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-05-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By Titanium Spork
Start the46ers from the north in September

Apologies in advance for leaning on y'all and not doing more research, but we'll be in the Saranac area in early September (like, 48 hours from now). Last weekend we climbed Ampersand in the rain,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-04-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,048
Posted By Titanium Spork
Sorry to hear that Justin. Enjoyed seeing her in...

Sorry to hear that Justin. Enjoyed seeing her in your videos.
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 08-29-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 16,594
Posted By Titanium Spork
Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but I wanted to...

Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but I wanted to add a data point ... I'm still using a Garmin eTrex Legend C that I bought circa 2005. Easily goes a day on one pair of rechargeable batteries....
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-21-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,250
Posted By Titanium Spork
Lows Lake aka Bog River Flow has no motors (well,...

Lows Lake aka Bog River Flow has no motors (well, too few to mention) and is teeming with large mouth bass, or so I was told be fishermen there a few weeks ago.

There are some ponds in the St...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-21-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By Titanium Spork
Was there in early August. Portaged out via the...

Was there in early August. Portaged out via the longer unmarked portage from the unnamed pond north of Pink. On the way back we took the creek but regretted it, had to get out and line the canoe.
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 08-21-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,556
Posted By Titanium Spork
Not I. Bought a Garmin handheld right after GPS...

Not I. Bought a Garmin handheld right after GPS was opened around 2002. Waterproof. Runs on two AA rechargeables. Loads the latest maps. Receives from the same satellites. Used it this weekend for...
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