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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-13-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By stripperguy
Madison, If you're looking for a few days of...

Madison,
If you're looking for a few days of primitive canoe camping, does this mean that you can/will carry in if need be?
If so, there are a handful of spots I would recommend, some more remote...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-11-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By stripperguy
Let's see... Plattekill is in the Catskills,...

Let's see...
Plattekill is in the Catskills, base elevation is 2,000 ft so it gets and holds better snow than you might expect. There's some steep terrain, and they have an open slope policy (ski...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-06-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By stripperguy
OSB, Genearally speaking, Oak is less...

OSB,
Genearally speaking, Oak is less challenging than Royal
But the views on Oak are much better IMHO
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-05-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By stripperguy
Kevin, It was just about 0F when our day...

Kevin,
It was just about 0F when our day started, ended up in the teens, still a fine day.
Even got a tour of "the ladies tee" from Johnny, bartender there for the past 7 years.

ghia,
It's a...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 02-05-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By stripperguy
My mother was in a sewing club with Philip...

My mother was in a sewing club with Philip Domblewski’s mother
My mother would still see her years after Philip was murdered by Garrow
But she was forever changed
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-04-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By stripperguy
Royal Mt

Anyone skiing Royal this year?
I've been twice so far, and the place always impresses me. From the friendly chats with owner Jim, to the lack of lift lines, to the untouched side country stuff, it's...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-01-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,260
Posted By stripperguy
Sorry about that...it's hard to tell from here. ...

Sorry about that...it's hard to tell from here.
If you don't have AT gear yet, definitely get some, it will make the climbs much easier and faster.
And there is a bit of a difference between alpine...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-31-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By stripperguy
Great trip report!! And fantastic pics, you...

Great trip report!!
And fantastic pics, you really captured the essence of a winter trek.
I'm gonna keep in mind that rock outcropping for the next time I'm at St Regis.
I did bushwhack from the...
Forum: Lost and Found 01-30-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 514
Posted By stripperguy
Hmmm, Could be mine. I lost a pair of black...

Hmmm,
Could be mine.
I lost a pair of black (gray lens) Wayfarer's, 2132 I think.
Lost them on the last run of the year on a then unnamed run under the Needle's Eye, currently known as...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 01-12-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By stripperguy
A quick photo update. It'll be a while before all...

A quick photo update. It'll be a while before all of the gluing is finished...
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-11-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By stripperguy
Work on Nehasane rail corridor?

Excerpt from the most recent (1/10/19) DEC ADK conditions report:

Lake Lila Road: Lake Lila Road is closed for the season. The road will be plowed so trucks and other heavy equipment can access...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-10-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,481
Posted By stripperguy
Uhmmm, He was diddling with another man's...

Uhmmm,
He was diddling with another man's wife...he also knowingly helped Tilly gain sole custody of her son.

I don't think anybody in the story is squeaky clean.
Forum: "By the Fireside" 01-09-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By stripperguy
I joke about being homeless and squatting over...

I joke about being homeless and squatting over here, it's too easy to hang out here with our daughter, SIL and the grandkids. I just don't have much space for projects.

I'll post some more pics...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 01-08-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By stripperguy
stripperguy is homeless

Well, not in that sense! But MDB and I have been squatting at my daughter and SIL's house for a while, and will continue to do so until we build a new house.

So it's difficult for me to work on...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-04-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,260
Posted By stripperguy
Hmmm, I've been quietly watching this...

Hmmm,
I've been quietly watching this discussion.

It seems there are many assumptions, and no feedback yet from Mr quiggc.

So, I'll ask directly, Mr quiggc:

1. Are you on XC or AT...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-31-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,481
Posted By stripperguy
I watched the entire series and really enjoyed...

I watched the entire series and really enjoyed it. It seemed to adhere closely to everything I had read about the escape in the newspapers through the years.

Just now I read most of the Inspector...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 11-29-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By stripperguy
Albany has almost no snow on the ground I was...

Albany has almost no snow on the ground
I was in the Taconics yesterday, and above 1800 ft there was (is) over 2 ft on the ground...nice soft powder
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 11-28-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,918
Posted By stripperguy
A beautiful day today...a minimum of 20" on the...

A beautiful day today...a minimum of 20" on the ground, the top 12 or 14" nice, light, powder. Snowed the whole time, extremely good skiing.
Take a look

...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 11-19-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,918
Posted By stripperguy
The problem with early season BC skiing is the...

The problem with early season BC skiing is the lack of base. Some spots need a couple feet to safely ski it, so much deadfall.
It's not even an issue of catching a ski under something, bindings are...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-18-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,500
Posted By stripperguy
Whoa!! Scary stuff. I hope you stopped that...

Whoa!! Scary stuff.
I hope you stopped that thing before it turned into what we saw near the Essex Chain Lakes
...
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