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Forum: "By the Fireside" 09-16-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,060
Posted By HappyHiker
I assume the only reason people are interested in...

I assume the only reason people are interested in this story is that the guy says he was just leaning against a tree and the bear attacked him for no reason.

Maybe he did something to bother the...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 09-16-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,060
Posted By HappyHiker
Did anyone consider the guy is not telling the...

Did anyone consider the guy is not telling the truth? He may have been doing something stupid to bother the bear and is too ashamed to tell.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 09-15-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,930
Posted By HappyHiker
You might consider a goretex bivy bag instead of...

You might consider a goretex bivy bag instead of a tent and leaving the stove and pots home and just eating like beef jerky, bread, etc
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-10-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,997
Posted By HappyHiker
Obviously there is alot more needed than 3 things...

Obviously there is alot more needed than 3 things and this is one of those fun what if things...

Assuming this is the spring, summer or fall, I would go with my goretex rain jacket and pants and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-09-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,997
Posted By HappyHiker
I just want to point out that if you never get...

I just want to point out that if you never get out of the woods you will never see your car again. If you do get out of the woods you can always hitch or walk to town and get a bus. That is if you...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 09-09-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,485
Posted By HappyHiker
Just so I understand because I think I screwed up...

Just so I understand because I think I screwed up with the backcountry fees thread. We should not be debating here just sharing information. I want to use this site the way it was intended.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-08-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,337
Posted By HappyHiker
The thought of log book destruction makes me...

The thought of log book destruction makes me really sad. A log book is sacred object. I really look forward to reading every leanto log book. I get excited about it.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 06-19-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,628
Posted By HappyHiker
Well for dayhiking I decided on the Mora knife...

Well for dayhiking I decided on the Mora knife with the integrated fire steel. The blade is stainless and cost 28 bucks at REI.

I bought one for me and one for my son. They just came and they...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-09-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,589
Posted By HappyHiker
My son always brings up that we camped under a...

My son always brings up that we camped under a giant birch tree at Lake Colden. Coming from Long Island he never new that birch trees could be so big. Every puny ornamental downstate birch tree...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 05-04-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,953
Posted By HappyHiker
Dundee brings up a good point that they...

Dundee brings up a good point that they disappeared along time ago. We just had a cold winter and the experts say it will not help because under the snow the ticks are insulated from the cold.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-04-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,628
Posted By HappyHiker
I thought about that ESEE IZULA. It is a light...

I thought about that ESEE IZULA. It is a light model.
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 05-03-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,953
Posted By HappyHiker
Question Passenger Pigeons and ticks?

What does anyone think of the idea that Passenger Pigeons ate all these ticks we are dealing with?

I was watching some show about this guy trying to clone them.

Which brings a range of issues...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-03-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,628
Posted By HappyHiker
That knife proves you can have too much of a good...

That knife proves you can have too much of a good thing!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-02-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,820
Posted By HappyHiker
You have to remember some of these guys are real...

You have to remember some of these guys are real ADK'ers and they don't want anyone within a mile of them! They are a great resource for that.

If you have kids they want some action. My kids...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 04-30-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,628
Posted By HappyHiker
Thanks! If I become a psycho killer I don't want...

Thanks! If I become a psycho killer I don't want my failed victims down the line to get tetanus! :rolling:

The link above says the stainless are pretty good so that is what I am gonna get. I still...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 04-30-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,628
Posted By HappyHiker
Thanks so much for that!

Thanks so much for that!
Forum: Environmental Issues 04-29-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,597
Posted By HappyHiker
We need space aliens to come down here and help...

We need space aliens to come down here and help us.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 04-29-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,628
Posted By HappyHiker
Well now we have some heavy duty knife guys! Are...

Well now we have some heavy duty knife guys! Are there any ultalight dudes carrying special light weight options?
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 04-28-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,628
Posted By HappyHiker
To the Mora suggesters, if I do get a larger...

To the Mora suggesters, if I do get a larger blade that seems to be the one. They have an older model smaller model with a fire sparker thing in the handle that looks cool. The newer survival knife...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 04-28-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,628
Posted By HappyHiker
Red Hawk, I guess if you are doing surgery you...

Red Hawk, I guess if you are doing surgery you would be getting the stainless steel blade. I was thinking of the carbon steel. Is this the smaller what they call bush craft blade or the bigger...
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