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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-19-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 345
Posted By Wldrns
I use the same mid-weight OR gaiters all year,...

I use the same mid-weight OR gaiters all year, all 4 seasons, many years old, unsure of the exact version name. Velcro front closure, Gore-Tex lower third covering my boots, mid-weight flexible nylon...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-14-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By Wldrns
The NYSDEC web site will answer all of these...

The NYSDEC web site will answer all of these types of questions. Sometimes difficult to navigate the site, but its all there if you do a simple search.

https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/24485.html
...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-14-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 795
Posted By Wldrns
If you don't mind primitive camping, you might...

If you don't mind primitive camping, you might look at entering from the area of Lowville to Croghan in Lewis County. Take the Long Pond Road past Belfort, then the gravel Bear Pond Road to the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-13-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,809
Posted By Wldrns
College or HS kids are the typical employees.

College or HS kids are the typical employees.
Forum: Trip Reports 09-13-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By Wldrns
Not to detract from your 20km hike, but you know...

Not to detract from your 20km hike, but you know there is a much shorter way to get to Sand Lake. You come in from Croghan in Lewis County, take the Long Pond Road, park where the long gravel public...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-12-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,097
Posted By Wldrns
How common was it in the not too recent past...

How common was it in the not too recent past along back roads to see a pipe sticking out of a slope with "clean" water flowing out of it. Often with a couple of cars waiting with empty jugs to fill....
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-11-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 795
Posted By Wldrns
Kingston NY or Kingston ON?

Kingston NY or Kingston ON?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-06-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,045
Posted By Wldrns
One thing is for certain. As sure as those who...

One thing is for certain. As sure as those who are unprepared or with diminished(ing) mental capacity will decide to take a walk into the woods or along the roadside, there will be more SAR to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-02-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 691
Posted By Wldrns
I've never been there so I don't know what the...

I've never been there so I don't know what the climb is like, but with the right custom carry rig with a Hornbeck, I can't imagine much that would be impossibly difficult if you really want to do...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-31-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,564
Posted By Wldrns
If you want to buy a chew toy for the bears, go...

If you want to buy a chew toy for the bears, go ahead. But know that they are not a legal substitute for a hard side canister where they are required by regulation. If you plan to spend time in the...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 08-30-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,481
Posted By Wldrns
Whether I am driving in a car or riding a bike...

Whether I am driving in a car or riding a bike with a car coming up behind me, I can't believe the how often I find myself in the chance meeting of a following car, a bicycle, and an oncoming truck,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-30-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,564
Posted By Wldrns
There are many methods for hanging a bear bag....

There are many methods for hanging a bear bag. Different methods use more or less rope and skill and hardware (pulleys, for example). I prefer the Marrison method, using two caribiners as low...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-29-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By Wldrns
I know there was quite an effort to reclaim the...

I know there was quite an effort to reclaim the area after the SAR incident damage, including many truckloads of gravel to patch the old and new mud holes. I haven't been in that way since the SAR....
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-29-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By Wldrns
Tug Hill, I believe you are correct on both...

Tug Hill, I believe you are correct on both counts. I've been in there from both directions, but never drove beyond the obvious parking area on Bear creek Road (except when authorized during a SAR...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-29-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By Wldrns
Try directly contacting local book outlets in the...

Try directly contacting local book outlets in the Adirondacks.
To name a few:
Moutainmanoutdoors in Old Forge and Saratoga.
The Old Forge Hardware store.
The Adirondack Reader in Inlet.
The...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-28-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By Wldrns
Stillwater Reservoir comes to mind. Should be...

Stillwater Reservoir comes to mind. Should be dark skies and western sunsets over the lake from many well selected campsites.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-27-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,792
Posted By Wldrns
Good idea. Until that bear comes looking for a...

Good idea. Until that bear comes looking for a fight with whoever is in HIS territory, and then his nose will lead him directly to your zipper!:D
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 08-27-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,525
Posted By Wldrns
When I was a young lad, maybe 7 or so, (a long...

When I was a young lad, maybe 7 or so, (a long long time ago), my father shot a deer alone and came home to get my mother to help drag it out. Though after sundown, I went along too, as my job was to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-21-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,682
Posted By Wldrns
Frequently, even on this forum, someone will come...

Frequently, even on this forum, someone will come on to ask about getting an island campsite on a lake somewhere. Silly, IMO, because it doesn't take long for the entire island to become trashed. How...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 08-14-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By Wldrns
I print maps on regular bond printer paper. If...

I print maps on regular bond printer paper. If they need to be waterproof, such as for canoe racing, I lay the pages out on the garage floor and use a can of cheap water proofing spray from Walmart...
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