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Forum: Trip Reports 02-09-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By Blackflie
In early May 2017 the detour was marked. and the...

In early May 2017 the detour was marked. and the trail was to say the least a little soggy. Later that year on the long weekend in October the trial was once again open and dry. There was some...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 02-06-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,577
Posted By Blackflie
I am in the same failed bodger category no...

I am in the same failed bodger category no dexterity, no talent. But I certainly appreciate the efforts of all who post their ties, well done chaps
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-25-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,417
Posted By Blackflie
I am looking forward to trying to adapt my old...

I am looking forward to trying to adapt my old British still water ways to the new world, but will gladly raise a glass with you all. (Islay will be my first port of call )
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-10-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,696
Posted By Blackflie
did the Bog River to Inlet route way back in 2006...

did the Bog River to Inlet route way back in 2006 in the first week of May, water levels were4 good and we did see a few canoes going up stream once we have got onto the Oswegatchi. Worth noting...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-05-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,342
Posted By Blackflie
Move anything over an international border and...

Move anything over an international border and you will need a CITES permit, may be a little slow to get right now
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-03-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By Blackflie
I did splash out and get the kit, have not really...

I did splash out and get the kit, have not really used it other than to cook a lump of bannock. Typically I let the water boil for at least five or more minutes to kill as much as possible, its a...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-03-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By Blackflie
Ditto on those remarks. I started using a...

Ditto on those remarks.

I started using a simple cylinder Gaz stove but soon replaced it with an Optimus 8r as the only canister fuel readily available (40 years ago!) was butane which is fine in...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 12-30-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 813
Posted By Blackflie
back in the mid to late 70s (in the UK) it was...

back in the mid to late 70s (in the UK) it was normal to carry a heavy gauge polythene bivvy/survival bag when going into the hills. They were bright red and big enough to get into in an emergency....
Forum: "By the Fireside" 12-28-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 813
Posted By Blackflie
I am thinking he will either never go out again...

I am thinking he will either never go out again or workout that maybe a rucksack is a good idea
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-25-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,286
Posted By Blackflie
hopefully this link works, it should take you to...

hopefully this link works, it should take you to a section about DUI convictions

good luck

http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/travel-voyage/inadmissibility-interdiction-eng.html
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-19-2018, 02:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,286
Posted By Blackflie
I cross from Canada a few times a year I have...

I cross from Canada a few times a year I have never really had any problems, they see the camping gear and are happy. I always get supplies in the US, Malone usually so there is never an issue with...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-09-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 825
Posted By Blackflie
I bought one of these last year. "Bushnell 16MP...

I bought one of these last year. "Bushnell 16MP Trophy Cam HD Essential E3 Trail Camera" . It has just run through its first set of batteries (AA's). and seems to be working ok.

Sample video here....
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 12-08-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By Blackflie
I have used Hennessy for over ten years now and...

I have used Hennessy for over ten years now and have only resorted to ground dwelling on a recent trip to Labrador where I thought that the trees may not always conducive to hanging.

My bottom...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-26-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,861
Posted By Blackflie
well it may be that FAA or DoD have the final say...

well it may be that FAA or DoD have the final say in making noise above above our Green and Pleasant Land. I well remember as a young sprog somewhere in Wales seeing Jaguars and Bucaneers from above...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 11-23-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By Blackflie
Mony's Elm Tree Inn?

Mony's Elm Tree Inn?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-24-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 50,700
Posted By Blackflie
poison hemlock, not sure it grows in North...

poison hemlock, not sure it grows in North America in these latitudes, could be wrong Im a biologist not a botanist :D. That said the link is from a North West website
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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-24-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,799
Posted By Blackflie
nice film. inspiration for my mega attempts....

nice film. inspiration for my mega attempts. thanks
Forum: Trip Reports 10-17-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,136
Posted By Blackflie
Great pics I was down near Onchiota over our...

Great pics I was down near Onchiota over our thanksgiving weekend, -2 C ish Friday night and foggy sat and sun. Great pics and a wonderful time to reflect. A milestone for me was retiring earlier...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-12-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,051
Posted By Blackflie
The trail from Wanakena to the lean to which...

The trail from Wanakena to the lean to which follows the old rail bed was diverted when I hiked it in the spring of 2017 due to beaver works. By the time I did a return trip over the Columbus Day...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-05-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,105
Posted By Blackflie
Thanks for this. Not sure if it is the same...

Thanks for this. Not sure if it is the same organization, but there is a netting/banding station on the western tip of the island Montreal. They occasionally have open evenings where the public can...
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